Definitions for take up arms

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word take up arms

Princeton's WordNet

  1. go to war, take arms, take up arms(verb)

    commence hostilities

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take up arms in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take up arms in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Woodrow Wilson:

    When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.

  2. Mahmoud Shubat:

    If I stayed Syria, I would have to be part of one party or of ISIS. I'd have to take up arms and kill people. But I don't want that. I only want to take care of my children.

  3. Francois Molins:

    Ayoub el Khazzani had watched whilst already on the Thalys train YouTube files in which an individual called on the faithful to fight and take up arms in the name of the Prophet.

  4. Francois Molins:

    Ayoub el Khazzani had watched YouTube audio files whilst already on the Thalys train in which an individual called on the faithful to fight and take up arms in the name of the Prophet.

  5. Blaise Pascal:

    Man is only a reed, the weakest in nature; but he is a thinking reed. There is no need for the whole universe to take up arms to crush him: a vapor, a drop of water is enough to kill him. But even if the universe were to crush him, man would still be nobler than his slayer, because he knows that he is dying and the advantage the universe has over him. The universe knows nothing of this.

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