What does ARMS mean?

Definitions for ARMS

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munition(noun)

    weapons considered collectively

  2. coat of arms, arms, blazon, blazonry(noun)

    the official symbols of a family, state, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arms(noun)

    instruments or weapons of offense or defense

  2. Arms(noun)

    the deeds or exploits of war; military service or science

  3. Arms(noun)

    anything which a man takes in his hand in anger, to strike or assault another with; an aggressive weapon

  4. Arms(noun)

    the ensigns armorial of a family, consisting of figures and colors borne in shields, banners, etc., as marks of dignity and distinction, and descending from father to son

  5. Arms(noun)

    the legs of a hawk from the thigh to the foot

  6. Origin: [OE. armes, F. arme, pl. armes, fr. L. arma, pl., arms, orig. fittings, akin to armus shoulder, and E. arm. See Arm, n.]

Editors Contribution

  1. arms

    Plural noun of arm.

    Some animals have two arms, some have paws etc.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARMS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #868

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARMS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2268


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARMS in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARMS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ashton Carter:

    The nature of those arms, I can't say right now, but I incline in the direction of providing them with arms, including, to get to what I'm sure your question is, lethal arms.

  2. Richard Aboulafia:

    Regional instability is generally good for arms sales, that combination of military threats, local wealth, and no locally-built alternatives makes the area the best in the world for arms exporters.

  3. Niccolò Machiavelli:

    The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow.

  4. Adolf Hitler:

    The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to permit the conquered Eastern peoples to have arms. History teaches that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by doing so.

  5. Hashim Nzinga:

    If it is an open state to carry, we will exercise our Second Amendment rights because there are other groups threatening to be there that are threatening to do harm to us, if that state allows us to bear arms, the Panthers and the others who can legally bear arms will bear arms.

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