What does arms mean?

Definitions for arms

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word arms.

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. Cicero:

    By force of arms.

  2. Hurst Lin:

    It's an arms race.

  3. Ted David Harris:

    Chaos has sexy arms...

  4. Rick Ector:

    You can't carry without arms.

  5. John Quinlan (wrestler):

    I have 20" arms and a 30" waist

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