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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


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

SamplesThe many-armed goddess Shiva.

Similararmlike, brachiate, long-armed, one-armed


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


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