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English adjective: armed

1. armed (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms


SamplesArmed robbery.


Similarequipped, light-armed, militarised, militarized, weaponed


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


Antonymsunarmed

2. armed having arms or arms as specified; used especially in combination


SamplesThe many-armed goddess Shiva.


Similararmlike, brachiate, long-armed, one-armed


Antonymsarmless

3. armed (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns


Similarbarbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristlelike, bristly, brushlike, burred, burry, clawed, prickly, setaceous, setose, spiny, taloned, thistlelike, thorny


Antonymsunarmed









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