unarm

[ uhn-ahrm ]
/ ʌnˈɑrm /

verb (used with object)

to deprive or relieve of arms; disarm.

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?

Origin of unarm

First recorded in 1300–50, unarm is from the Middle English word unarmen.See un-2, arm2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for unarm

British Dictionary definitions for unarm

unarm
/ (ʌnˈɑːm) /

verb

a less common word for disarm
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012