|part of speech:
||holding or bearing weapons.
The guards around the palace are fully armed.
||relating to the use of weapons.
There has been no armed combat in the region recently.The village was attacked with armed force.
||prepared, as for a given purpose.
We were armed with our shovels and ready to clear out the old garden.
||of weapons such as bombs or guns, ready to be fired or exploded.
The cellar was full of armed rifles.