armed and prepared for fighting
Under Arms describes a state of military readiness. Typically, troops are considered "Under Arms" when they are in uniform, on duty, and carrying a weapon, as opposed to being in uniform, on duty, but not carrying a weapon.
The numerical value of under arms in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of under arms in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I was taught in the sixth grade that we had a standing army of just over a hundred thousand men and that the generals had nothing to say about what was done in Washington. I was taught to be proud of that and to pity Europe for having more than a million men under arms and spending all their money on airplanes and tanks. I simply never unlearned junior civics. I still believe in it. I got a very good grade.
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