Synonyms of arming


1. arming, armament, equipping, mobilization, mobilisation, militarization, militarisation

usage: the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war


1. arm, build up, fortify, gird

usage: prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"

2. arm, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"

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