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Synonyms for disarm
dɪsˈɑrmdis·arm

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  1. disarm, demilitarize, demilitariseverb

    remove offensive capability from

    Synonyms:
    demilitarize, demilitarise, unarm

    Antonyms:
    arm, build up, gird, fortify

  2. disarmverb

    make less hostile; win over

    "Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely"

    Synonyms:
    demilitarize, demilitarise, unarm

    Antonyms:
    build up, arm, gird, fortify

  3. disarm, unarmverb

    take away the weapons from; render harmless

    Synonyms:
    demilitarize, demilitarise, unarm

    Antonyms:
    build up, gird, fortify, arm

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  1. disarmverb

    Synonyms:
    deprive of arms

  2. disarmverb

    Synonyms:
    disable, incapacitate; render powerless, harmless, or innocuous

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  1. List of paraphrases for "disarm":

    disarming, disarmament

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How to use disarm in a sentence?

  1. Jacob Zuma:

    It would have been impossible to disarm and disperse the strikers without significant bloodshed.

  2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility.

  3. George Mason:

    To disarm the people... was the best and most effectual way to enslave them.

  4. John Lott:

    The explanation is simple: while you might take some guns away from criminals, if you primarily have law-abiding people obeying the ban, you mainly disarm law-abiding people and make it easier for criminals to commit crime.

  5. Tench Coxe:

    Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birth-right of an American… [T]he unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.”, Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788.


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  • обезоръжавамBulgarian
  • odzbrojitCzech
  • entwaffnenGerman
  • desarmarSpanish
  • riisua aseistaFinnish
  • désarmerFrench
  • dì-armaichScottish Gaelic
  • desarmizarIdo
  • afvopnaIcelandic
  • disarmareItalian
  • [[武器]][[を]][[捨てる]], [[干戈]][[を]][[収める]], [[軍備]][[を]][[縮小]][[する]], 武装解除Japanese
  • ontwapenenDutch
  • rozbrajaćPolish
  • desarmarPortuguese
  • a dezarmaRomanian
  • обезвре́живать, разоружиться, разоружаться, разоружа́ть, сложи́ть ору́жие, обезору́жить, разоружи́ться, обезору́живать, разоружа́ться, разоружи́ть, обезвре́дитьRussian
  • razoružati, разоружатиSerbo-Croatian
  • nedrusta, avväpnaSwedish
  • silahsızlanmakTurkish

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