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Adjective: armed  aa(r)md
  1. (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    "armed robbery"
  2. Having arms (or one arm) as specified; used especially in combination
    "the many-armed goddess Shiva"
  3. (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
Verb: arm  aa(r)m
  1. Prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    "troops are arming on the Iraqi border";
    - build up, fortify, gird
  2. Supply with arms
    "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"

See also: armlike, barbed, barbellate, brachiate, briary, briery, bristled, bristlelike, bristly, brushlike, burred, burry, clawed, equipped, light-armed, long-armed, militarised [Brit], militarized, one-armed, prickly, setaceous, setose, spiny, taloned, thistlelike, thorny, weaponed

Type of: furnish, offer, provide, render, supply

Antonym: armless, unarmed

Encyclopedia: Armed, far-right organizations in Italy

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