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arm2

arm2

 
pronunciation:
arm
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usually plural) weapons. Guns, knives, and bombs are arms.
synonyms:
firearms, guns, machine guns, pistol, revolvers, rifles
similar words:
ammunition, armaments, artillery, cannon, weapons
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: armed, arming, arms
definition 1: to give weapons to.
The leader armed his troops.
similar words:
equip
definition 2: to protect or make stronger.
The king armed the castle with three dozen knights.The candidate armed herself with the latest facts before the debate.
synonyms:
brace, fortify, reinforce, steel, strengthen
similar words:
buttress
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