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arm

noun

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  1. a portable weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder soldiers grabbing their arms and helmets and heading into battle Synonyms of 1arm arm, firearm, heat [slang], piece, small armWords Related to 1arm derringer, forty-five (or .45), gat [slang], handgun, pistol, revolver, rod [slang], roscoe [slang], sidearm, six-gun, six-shooter, zip gun; self-loader, semiautomatic; blunderbuss, breechloader, culverin, fieldpiece, firelock, flintlock, harquebus (or arquebus), matchlock, musket, rifle, shotgun, smoothbore, twenty-two (or .22); AK-47, assault rifle, assault weapon, automatic, carbine, machine gun, machine pistol, repeater, submachine gun, tommy gun; speargun


arm

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of arm

  1. 1 a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization a company that needs to beef up its marketing arm if it wants to compete in today's business world Synonyms of 2arm agency, arm, branch, bureau, department, desk, office, serviceWords Related to 2arm subdepartment, subdivision

  2. 2 a part of a body of water that extends beyond the general shoreline this arm of the Atlantic is surprisingly peaceful, as the stronger ocean currents do not reach this far Synonyms of 2arm arm, bay, bight, cove, creek [chiefly British], embayment, estuary, firth, fjord (also fiord), inlet, loch [Scottish]Words Related to 2arm harbor, port, road(s), roadstead; narrow, sound, strait; bayou; backwater, slough (also slew or slue)

  3. 3 an area of land that juts out into a body of water Maine has so many long, narrow arms that jut out into the ocean that early coastal settlers found it much easier to travel by sea Synonyms of 2arm arm, foreland, headland, ness, peninsula, point, promontory, spitWords Related to 2arm breakwater, jetty

  4. 4 the right or means to command or control others few criminals manage to permanently escape the long arm of the law Synonyms of 2arm arm, authority, clutch, command, control, death grip, dominion, grip, hold, mastery, reign, rein(s), swayWords Related to 2arm clout, influence, leverage, pull, voice, weight; jurisdiction; direction, management; dominance, imperium, predominance, sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy; prerogative, privilege, right; eminence, importance, momentNear Antonyms of 2arm helplessness, weaknessAntonyms of 2arm impotence, impotency, powerlessness


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