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  Definition of arm
  1. the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
  2. any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
  3. the part of a garment that is attached at armhole and provides a cloth covering for the arm
  4. any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
  5. 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
  6. an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"
  7. prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqui border"
  8. supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"
Similar Words: branch, limb, sleeve, weapon, weapon system, subdivision, build up, fortify, gird

 

Hyponyms: writing arm, dolman sleeve, long sleeve, raglan sleeve, shirtsleeve, short sleeve, bow, bow and arrow, brass knucks, knucks, brass knuckles, knuckles, knuckle duster, fire ship, flamethrower, gun, knife, pike, projectile, missile, slasher, sling, spear, lance, shaft, stun gun, stun baton, sword, blade, brand, steel, tomahawk, hatchet, weapon of mass destruction, WMD, W.M.D., Greek fire, post office, local post office, executive branch, Executive Office of the President, legislative branch, judicial branch, rearm, re-arm, forearm, munition

 

Part Meronyms: armchair, garment, weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munition, body, organic structure, physical structure, homo, man, human being, human

 

Derivational Morphology: build up, fortify, gird, fortification, garrison, fort, armor, armour, arming, armament, equipping, weapon, weapon system

 

Anagrams: ram, RAM, mar, Ram, Mar

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: armë and krah   Breton: arm and brec'h  
Bulgarian: ръка   Catalan: arma and braç  
Chinese: 手臂   Danish: arm and våben  
Dutch: arm and wapen   Esperanto: armilo and brako  
Estonian: käsi   Finnish: ase and käsivarsi  
French: arme and bras   Georgian: მკლავი  
German: Arm and Waffe   Hebrew: זרוע  
Hungarian: kar   Indonesian: lengan and senjata  
Interlingua: arma and brachio   Italian: arma and braccio  
Japanese: and 武器   Korean: 무기 and  
Kurdish: çek and zend   Latin: arma and bracchium  
Latvian: roka   Norwegian: arm  
Polish: broń and ramię   Portuguese: arma and braço  
Romanian: armă and braţ   Russian: оружие and рука  
Serbian: ruka   Slovene: roka  
Spanish: arma and brazo   Swedish: arm and vapen  
Tagalog: braso   Telugu: ఆయుఇధం and ముంజేయి  
Turkish: kol and silah   Ukrainian: зброя and рука  
 
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