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Synonyms for arm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arm(noun)

    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, limb(noun)

    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 system(noun)

    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. arm(noun)

    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, arm(noun)

    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, arm(verb)

    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, gird(verb)

    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. arm(verb)

    supply with arms

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

    build up, gird, fortify

    disarm, demilitarize, demilitarise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. arm(v)

    equip, gird, accoutre, array

    disarm, ungird, divest, disarray

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. arm(n.)

    branch, bough, projecting part

  2. arm(n.)

    inlet (of the sea)

  3. arm(n.)

    power, might, strength, puissance

  4. arm(n.)

    branch of military service (as artillery or cavalry)

  5. arm(v. a.)

    equip, furnish, provide, or supply with arms

  6. arm(v. a.)

    fortify, put in a state of defence

  7. arm(v. a.)

    prepare, fit up, make ready

  8. arm(v. n.)

    take arms, be fitted or provided with arms

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "arm":

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. arm

    Anatomy Brachium

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  1. Katarina Zarutskie:

    Katarina Zarutskie was able to quickly rip Katarina Zarutskie arm out of the shark’s mouth and cover the wound to prevent blood from getting to the other sharks lurking around. The 19-year-old said it's been a journey treating the wound to have it heal completely. ( Katarina Zarutskie) If [ the shark ] would have got my hand in a different way, I probably wouldn't have been able to get my hand out.

  2. Simona Halep:

    It was good that I came back so strong, i just wanted to relax my arms, because I was moving pretty well also at the beginning, but my arm was very tight and I couldn't hit the ball as I wanted.

  3. Rakim Mayers:

    At this point I intervened. I threw him to the ground, and stepped on his arm, I kicked his arm and I punched or shoved him.

  4. Andy Murray:

    I had the( shoulder) problem in Abu Dhabi couple of days ago and haven't had much time to serve after that. We flew straight from there and arrived yesterday, it doesn't really make sense for a right-handed player to have a problem with their left arm. So I am not sure exactly what it was and I had a scan in Abu Dhabi and that was all clear.

  5. Dana Rohrabacher:

    We started arguing about who won the Cold War. And so we decided to settle it like men do when they've had too much to drink in the pub. So we got to these arm wrestling matches, and I ended up being paired off with Putin, he's a little guy, but boy, I'll tell ya. He put me down in a millisecond ! He is tough. His muscles are just unbelievable.

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