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Princeton's WordNet

  1. armed(adj)

    (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms

    "armed robbery"

  2. armed(adj)

    having arms or arms as specified; used especially in combination

    "the many-armed goddess Shiva"

  3. armed(adj)

    (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns

Webster Dictionary

  1. Armed

    of Arm

  2. Armed(adj)

    furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection

  3. Armed(adj)

    furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency

  4. Armed(adj)

    having horns, beak, talons, etc; -- said of beasts and birds of prey

Freebase

  1. Armed

    Armed was an American Thoroughbred gelding race horse. He was sired by the great stakes winner Bull Lea, the sire of Citation. His dam was Armful, whose sire was Belmont Stakes winner Chance Shot, and whose grandsire was the great Fair Play. Small for his age and very headstrong, Armed's habit of biting and kicking hay out of his handler's pitchfork, along with being practically untrainable, caused his trainer, Ben A. Jones, to send him back to Calumet Farm to be gelded and turned out to grow up. He returned to the track late in his two-year-old season and resumed training. His first start was as a three year old the following February and he won at Hialeah Park by eight lengths. He won again less than a week later but then won only once in five starts and had to be rested due to an ankle injury. Armed raced for seven seasons, from 1944 to 1950, finishing with a 41-20-10 record in 81 starts. Ridden by Douglas Dodson, the 1947 season saw him defeat U.S. Triple Crown champion Assault in a match race at Belmont Park and also set a new track record of 2:01-3/5 for one and one-quarter miles while winning the Widener Handicap and carrying 129 pounds. He repeated as American Champion Older Male Horse and was voted 1947 American Horse of the Year honors. In the Horse of the Year poll conducted by Turf and Sport Digest magazine he received 151 of a possible 173 votes to win the title from Citation, Stymie, Bewitch and Assault. Armed died in 1964 of an intestinal tumor. In 1963, Armed was inducted into National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. In The Blood-Horse ranking of the top 100 U.S. thoroughbred champions of the 20th Century, he was ranked #39.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. armed

    Completely equipped for war.--Armed at all points, covered with armour.--Armed "en flute," see FLUTE.--Armed mast, made of more than one tree.--Armed ship, a vessel fitted out by merchants to annoy the enemy, and furnished with letters of marque, and bearing a commission from the Admiralty to carry on warlike proceedings.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. armed

    Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection; furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. Armed neutrality, the condition of affairs when a nation assumes a threatening position, and maintains an armed force to repel any aggression on the part of belligerent nations between which it is neutral.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'armed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2769

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'armed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3696

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'armed' in Adjectives Frequency: #368

Anagrams for armed »

  1. Ad rem

  2. Derma

  3. Mdear

  4. Ramed

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of armed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of armed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of armed in a Sentence

  1. Cheri Bustos:

    This shooter is now on the loose, so everybody in our community is being warned about how he is armed and dangerous.

  2. Gholamhossein Esmaili:

    He passed on security information to the Israeli and American intelligence agencies about Iran's armed forces, particularly the Guards.

  3. Henry McMaster:

    Standing for the national anthem recognizes and honors the sacrifice of generations of men and women who have chosen to serve in the United States Armed Forces, i ask that all South Carolinians show the world our state’s resolute commitment to supporting our troops by standing for the national anthem wherever you watch the Super Bowl with your loved ones this Sunday.

  4. Charles Gallagher:

    The line is that more guns will make us safer, that means that every single person in the U.S. has to be armed. Do we want to live in that world?

  5. Rahul Bedi:

    The credibility of India (as an arms buyer) is already pretty shaky and it's going to get shakier (if they cancel the Rafale deal), it would be a big blow to the armed forces. The armed forces have been banking on the Rafale for a long time. They have said there is no plan B.

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