armed

adjective (1)
\ˈärmd \

Definition of armed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : furnished with weapons an armed guard also : using or involving a weapon

b : furnished with something that provides security, strength, or efficacy armed with knowledge

2 : marked by the maintenance of armed forces in readiness

armed

adjective (2)

Definition of armed (Entry 2 of 2)

: having an arm or arms especially of a specified kind or number usually used in combination long-armedtwo-armed

First Known Use of armed

Adjective (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Adjective (2)

1500, in the meaning defined above

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armed

adjective
\ˈärmd \

Kids Definition of armed

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : carrying weapons armed bandits

2 : involving the use of weapons an armed robbery

armed

adjective

Kids Definition of armed (Entry 2 of 2)

: having arms of a specified kind or number hairy-armed one-armed

armed

adjective
\ˈärmd \

Medical Definition of armed 

1 : having an arm or arms especially of a specified kind or number usually used in combination long-armed two-armed

2 : having a spiny rostellum a tapeworm armed with numerous hammer-shaped hooks

armed

adjective
\ˈärmd \

Legal Definition of armed 

1 : having a weapon an armed assailant

2 : involving the use of a weapon an armed attack

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