: made with or formed in an arch or a series of arches
an arched beam
: covered with an arch
an arched doorway

Examples of arched in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The main floor opens to a covered terrace marked by arched supports softened by vines. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 In the second section, wispy, breathy strings come in, representing more diffuse structures called arched filaments. Will Sullivan, Smithsonian Magazine, 27 Nov. 2023 But past a gated courtyard entryway, the five-bedroom, 6.5-bath stunner offers decorative tilework throughout, a wrought iron staircase, lustrous hardwood floors stained a deep brown, arched doorways, and antique French paned windows throughout. James McClain, Robb Report, 25 Nov. 2023 This full-length arched style is simple and minimal, while this wavy wall mirror will brighten up neutral-colored walls. Allison Faccenda, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Nov. 2023 The iron bed with an arched design is available in twin, full, queen, and king sizes and comes in matte black, bronze, or silver. Gabriela Izquierdo, Southern Living, 7 Nov. 2023 The arched silhouette adds an elegant vibe, while the thin metal frame fits any space or style. Megan Schaltegger, Peoplemag, 12 Nov. 2023 From the foyer, an arched passageway leads directly under the staircase to the great room, which packs in a fireplace, casual dining space and an open kitchen with premium appliances and two islands, plus several sets of French doors leading to various outdoor patios. James McClain, Robb Report, 8 Nov. 2023 This arched mirror can be leaned against the wall or wall-mounted for extra security. Gabriela Izquierdo, Southern Living, 7 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of arched was in the 14th century

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“Arched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arched. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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