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armed at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


armed at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W3S3 adj
1 carrying weapons, especially a gun: → unarmed// armed police // --The Minister was kidnapped by armed men on his way to the airport.// --The prisoners were kept under armed guard .// armed with// --The suspect is armed with a shotgun.// --She got ten years in prison for armed robbery (=stealing using a gun) .// --The President fears that armed conflict (=a war) is possible.// --There is very little support for an armed struggle (=fighting with weapons) against the government.// --a heavily armed battleship// --Many of the gangs are armed to the teeth (=carrying a lot of weapons) .//
2 having the knowledge, skills, or equipment you need to do something: armed with// --She came to the meeting armed with all the facts and figures to prove us wrong.// --I went out, armed with my binoculars, to see what I could find in the fields.//

armed at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

76 Moby Thesaurus words for "armed":
accoutered, all ready, all set, armed and ready, arrayed, battled,
booted and spurred, briefed, bristling with arms, carrying,
catered, cloaked, coached, cocked, copyrighted, covered, defended,
deployed, embattled, endowed, engaged, equipped, familiarized,
fitted, fitted out, full-armed, furnished, good and ready, groomed,
guarded, heavy-armed, heeled, in arms, in battle array,
in readiness, in the saddle, informed, invested, invulnerable,
light-armed, loaded, loaded for bear, mature, mobilized,
on the mark, outfitted, patented, planned, policed, prearranged,
prepared, prepared and ready, prepped, primed, protected, provided,
psyched up, purveyed, ranged, ready, ready for anything, rigged,
ripe, safe, safeguarded, screened, set, sheltered, shielded,
supplied, sword in hand, under arms, up in arms, vigilant,
well-armed, well-prepared

Armed at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Arm \Arm\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Armed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Arming}.] [OE. armen, F. armer, fr. L. armare, fr. arma,
pl., arms. See {arms}.]
1. To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms. [Obs.]

And make him with our pikes and partisans A grave:
come, arm him. --Shak.

Arm your prize; I know you will not lose him. --Two
N. Kins.

2. To furnish with arms or limbs. [R.]

His shoulders broad and strong, Armed long and
round. --Beau. & Fl.

3. To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense;
as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.

Abram . . . armed his trained servants. --Gen. xiv.

4. To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will
add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm
the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling.

5. Fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for
resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense.

Arm yourselves . . . with the same mind. --1 Pet.
iv. 1.

{To arm a magnet}, to fit it with an armature.

Armed \Armed\, a.
1. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished
with the means of security or protection. ``And armed
host.'' --Dryden.

2. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or

A distemper eminently armed from heaven. --De Foe.

3. (Her.) Having horns, beak, talons, etc; -- said of beasts
and birds of prey.

{Armed at all points} (Blazoning), completely incased in
armor, sometimes described as {armed cap-[`a]-pie}.

{Armed en flute}. (Naut.) See under {Flute}.

{Armed magnet}, a magnet provided with an armature.

{Armed neutrality}. See under {Neutrality}.

armed at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or
bearing arms; "armed robbery" [ant: {unarmed}]
2: having arms or arms as specified; used especially in
combination; "the many-armed goddess Shiva" [ant: {armless}]
3: used of plants and animals [ant: {unarmed}]

armed at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: audio » en-us-armed.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology 1

* Past participle of arm (below).


Inter: en-ad » j
  • Inter: sometimes » in combination Equipped, especially with a weapon.
    1. : nuclear-armed
    2. (Of a weapon) prepared for use; loaded.
      Derived terms
      * armed forces

  • armed robber
  • armed robbery
  • armed to the teeth
    Inter: trans-top » equipped, especially with a weapon
  • Albanian: armatosur (i/e)
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|въоръжен
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|gewapend
  • Finnish: aseistautunut (the person has armed him-/herself), aseistettu (someone else has armed him/her)
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|armé
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|bewaffnet
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ένοπλος|m|tr=énoplos|sc=Grek

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|armato
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|armatus|m
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|uzbrojony|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|armado
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|armat
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|вооружённый|tr=vooružónnyj, Inter: t- » ru|вооружившийся|tr=vooružívšijs'a
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|armado

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » prepared for use
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|οπλισμένος|m|tr=oplisménos|sc=Grek
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|снаряжённый|tr=snarjažónnyj, Inter: qualifier » figurative Inter: t+ » ru|вооружённый|tr=vooružónnyj|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


  • Inter: past of » arm

    Etymology 2

    Inter: suffix » arm|gloss1=the upper limb of the body|ed


    Inter: en-adj » -

  • Inter: mostly » in combination Having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.
    1. Inter: heraldry » of horns, teeth, beaks, etc. Coloured in a different tincture from the beast or bird itself.
      Derived terms
      * one-armed

  • two-armed


    * ad rem
  • derma
  • dream
  • m'dear
  • ramed

  • Translation: cy » armed
    Translation: de » armed
    Translation: et » armed
    Translation: es » armed
    Translation: fa » armed
    Translation: fr » armed
    Translation: ko » armed
    Translation: io » armed
    Translation: it » armed
    Translation: ku » armed
    Translation: hu » armed
    Translation: ml » armed
    Translation: my » armed
    Translation: nl » armed
    Translation: ja » armed
    Translation: oc » armed
    Translation: pl » armed
    Translation: ru » armed
    Category: simple:armed -
    Translation: fi » armed
    Translation: sv » armed
    Translation: ta » armed
    Translation: te » armed
    Translation: th » armed
    Translation: vi » armed