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OTHER WORDS FROM armedhalf-armed, adjectivewell-armed, adjective
Words nearby armed
Definition for armed (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of arm2
OTHER WORDS FROM armarm·less, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for armed
They are, to say the least, preparing for civil war (the polling stations are stormed by armed gangs).Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Most travelers return home from trips revitalized and armed with new goals.
Major General Jean Kahwaji of the Lebanese armed forces recently declared an “open-ended war” with the militants.
In their midst stands a soldier with the Lebanese armed forces in a red beret, sporting an assault rifle and an unblinking stare.
But the police nevertheless declared Stone to be “armed and dangerous,” despite getting around with a cane.
Armed men, my mistress -- armed men riding towards Basildene!In the Days of Chivalry|Evelyn Everett-Green
Like a great wave coming to its flood, the armed host of the Confederacy was moving to break at Gettysburg and recede.Charles Carleton Coffin|William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
The exclusion of French and British armed vessels at the last session, may be taken on this ground.
Two armed vessels were ordered for the protection of Rhode Island waters; and this was the beginning of the American navy.Revolutionary Reader|Sophie Lee Foster
As he advanced volunteers came riding in armed and equipped, till he was at the head of thirteen hundred men.Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)|Charles Morris
British Dictionary definitions for armed (1 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for armed (2 of 5)
- having an arm or arms
- (in combination)long-armed; one-armed
British Dictionary definitions for armed (3 of 5)
- the corresponding limb of any other vertebrate
- an armlike appendage of some invertebrates
Derived forms of armarmless, adjectivearmlike, adjective
Word Origin for arm
British Dictionary definitions for armed (4 of 5)
- to activate (a fuse) so that it will explode at the required time
- to prepare (an explosive device) for use by introducing a fuse or detonator
Word Origin for arm
British Dictionary definitions for armed (5 of 5)
Medical definitions for armed
Idioms and Phrases with armed
In addition to the idioms beginning with arm
- arm and a leg
- armed to the teeth
- arm in arm
- at arm's length
- babe in arms
- forewarned is forearmed
- give one's eyeteeth (right arm)
- long arm of the law
- one-armed bandit
- put the arm on
- shot in the arm
- take up arms
- talk someone's arm off
- twist someone's arm
- up in arms
- with one arm tied behind
- with open arms