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Synonyms of arms

Noun


1. weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munition, instrumentality, instrumentation

usage: weapons considered collectively

2. coat of arms, arms, blazon, blazonry, heraldry

usage: the official symbols of a family, state, etc.

Noun


1. weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munition, instrumentality, instrumentation

usage: a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb

2. coat of arms, arms, blazon, blazonry, heraldry

usage: any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"

3. arm, limb

usage: any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"

4. arm, branch, limb, projection

usage: the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

5. weapon, arm, weapon system, instrument

usage: a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"

6. arm, armrest

usage: the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm

Verb


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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