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Synonyms for arm

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. armverb

    equip, gird, accoutre, array

    disarm, ungird, divest, disarray

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. armnoun

    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

    weapon system, subdivision, sleeve, limb, weapon, branch

    demilitarize, demilitarise, disarm

  2. arm, branch, limbnoun

    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"

    branch, offset, weapon, sleeve, tree branch, leg, weapon system, offshoot, ramification, subdivision, outgrowth, limb

    demilitarise, disarm, demilitarize

  3. weapon, arm, weapon systemnoun

    any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting

    "he was licensed to carry a weapon"

    branch, weapon, sleeve, weapon system, subdivision, artillery, limb

    demilitarize, demilitarise, disarm

  4. armnoun

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

    weapon system, subdivision, sleeve, limb, weapon, branch

    demilitarize, demilitarise, disarm

  5. branch, subdivision, armnoun

    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"

    branch, weapon system, weapon, sleeve, offshoot, subsection, limb, leg, section, ramification, subdivision, outgrowth, offset

    disarm, demilitarise, demilitarize

  6. sleeve, armverb

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

    weapon system, weapon, subdivision, sleeve, limb, branch

    disarm, demilitarise, demilitarize

  7. arm, build up, fortify, girdverb

    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"

    progress, lace, develop, fortify, encircle, girdle, build up, fort, build, ramp up, beef up, spike, work up, strengthen, gird

    disarm, demilitarize, demilitarise

  8. armverb

    supply with arms

    "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"

    build up, gird, fortify

    disarm, demilitarize, demilitarise

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. armnoun

    branch, bough, projecting part

  2. armnoun

    inlet (of the sea)

  3. armnoun

    power, might, strength, puissance

  4. armnoun

    branch of military service (as artillery or cavalry)

  5. armverb

    equip, furnish, provide, or supply with arms

  6. armverb

    fortify, put in a state of defence

  7. armverb

    prepare, fit up, make ready

  8. armverb

    take arms, be fitted or provided with arms

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "arm":

    bras, mra, arms, mras, poor, wing, ami, armpit, branch, arming, hand

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. arm

    Anatomy Brachium

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  1. James Comey:

    I think he felt a pressure in the political environment because he wanted Hillary Clinton to be elected, to give her a shot in the arm, and so he spoke about an investigation. And he shouldn’t have done that, but as you can imagine, creating this drumbeat that the Obama Justice Department, the fix is in because the president has told them what result they should reach.

  2. Biden TransitionBiden:

    There is no detailed plan that we've seen, anyway, as to how you get the vaccine out of a container, into an injection syringe, into somebody's arm, it's going to be very difficult for that to be done and it's a very expensive proposition.

  3. Derek Falvey:

    He may be the best teammate I’ve ever seen in terms of the way he goes about his business, the way he puts his arm around people, the way he helps us become better in our front office jobs and coaching staff jobs, this guy is beyond special.

  4. Gaige Grosskreutz:

    I was shot point blank with a.223 round from the shooter, and I am now missing 90 % of my bicep. This has not been easy emotionally, physically. I'm in constant pain, like excruciating pain that just doesn't go away -- both in my arm, in my heart.

  5. Amanda Greathouse:

    When we left, I had a rash on my skin on my arm, and my eyes were burning for a few days after that.

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