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Meaning of ARMED

Pronunciation:  ârmd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms; "armed robbery"
  2. [adj]  used of plants and animals
  3. [adj]  having arms or arms as specified; used especially in combination; "the many-armed goddess Shiva"

ARMED is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: armlike, barbed, barbellate, brachiate, briary, briery, bristled, bristlelike, bristly, brushlike, burred, burry, clawed, equipped, light-armed, militarised, militarized, one-armed, prickly, spiny, taloned, thistlelike, thorny, weaponed
 Antonyms: armless, unarmed



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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}.

Thesaurus Terms
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