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armed

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adjective \ ˈärmd \

Definition of armed

1 a :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

First Known Use of armed

14th century


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armed

adjective

Definition of armed

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

First Known Use of armed

1500



ARMED Defined for Kids

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armed

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adjective \ ˈärmd \

Definition of armed for Students

1 :carrying weapons
  • armed bandits
2 :involving the use of weapons
  • an armed robbery

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armed

adjective

Definition of armed for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

armed

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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

Law Dictionary

armed

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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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