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.

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. arms(noun)ˈɑɑrmz

    weapons for military groups

    countries supplying arms to terrorists; an arms dealer

  2. armsˈɑɑrmz

    limiting the number of weapons a country can have

  3. armsˈɑɑrmz

    angry about sth

    Environmental groups were up in arms at the president's decision.

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

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


Translations for arms

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

arms(noun plural)

weapons

Does the police force carry arms?

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