reave (v.) Look up reave at Dictionary.com
Old English reafian "to rob (something from someone), plunder, pillage," from Proto-Germanic *raubjon (cognates: Old Frisian ravia, Middle Dutch roven, Dutch rooven, Old High German roubon, German rauben), from PIE *reup- "to snatch" (see rip (v.)). Related: Reaved; reaving.