armʼs length

noun

Legal Definition of armʼs length 

: the condition of the parties to a business deal in which each has independent interests and one does not dominate the other often used in the phrase at arm's length a contract made at arm's length

Learn More about armʼs length

Share armʼs length

Comments on armʼs length

What made you want to look up armʼs length? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not any or not one

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!