How To Spell reave?

Correct spelling: reave

What is the definition of reave?

  1. To take away by violence:-pa.t. and pa.p. reft.


Reave as a boy's name is a variant of Reeve (Middle English), and the meaning of Reave is "bailiff".

Google Ngram Viewer results for reave:

This graph shows how "reave" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for reave?

  1. Mary would not reave these people until they could be taken care of by Christian workers. – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann

What are the translations for reave?

Bengali word for Reave

লুটপাট করা.

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Dutch word for Reave


Marathi word for Reave

उलट्या करणे.

Tamil word for Reave

கொள்ளை அடி.

Turkish word for Reave