English noun: arm
|1.||arm (body) 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|
|Part holonym||arm bone, arteria brachialis, articulatio cubiti, articulatio radiocarpea, biceps brachii, biceps humeri, brachial artery, carpus, cephalic vein, cubital joint, cubital nerve, cubitus, elbow, elbow joint, forearm, hand, human elbow, humerus, manus, mitt, musculus biceps brachii, musculus triceps brachii, nervus ulnaris, paw, radiocarpal joint, triceps brachii, ulnar nerve, vena cephalica, wrist, wrist joint|
|Part meronym||body, homo, human, human being, man, organic structure, physical structure|
|2.||arm (artifact) any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm|
|Samples||The arm of the record player.|
An arm of the sea.
A branch of the sewer.
|3.||arm (artifact) any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting|
|Samples||He was licensed to carry a weapon.|
|Synonyms||weapon, weapon system|
|Narrower (hyponym)||blade, bow, bow and arrow, brand, brass knuckles, brass knucks, fire ship, flamethrower, Greek fire, gun, hatchet, knife, knuckle duster, knuckles, knucks, lance, light arm, missile, missile, pike, projectile, shaft, slasher, sling, spear, steel, stun baton, stun gun, sword, tomahawk, W.M.D., weapon of mass destruction, WMD|
|Part meronym||arms, implements of war, munition, weaponry, weapons system|
|4.||arm (artifact) the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person|
|Narrower (hyponym)||writing arm|
|5.||arm (group) a division of some larger or more complex organization|
|Samples||A branch of Congress.|
Botany is a branch of biology.
The Germanic branch of Indo-European languages.
|Narrower (hyponym)||executive branch, Executive Office of the President, judicial branch, legislative branch, local post office, post office|
|6.||arm (artifact) the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm|
|Broader (hypernym)||cloth covering|
|Narrower (hyponym)||dolman sleeve, long sleeve, raglan sleeve, shirtsleeve, short sleeve|
|Part holonym||cuff, elbow, turnup, wristband|
English verb: arm
|1.||arm (competition) prepare oneself for a military confrontation|
|Samples||The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East.|
Troops are building up on the Iraqi border.
|Synonyms||build up, fortify, gird|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Narrower (hyponym)||forearm, re-arm, rearm|
|Antonyms||disarm, demilitarise, demilitarize|
|2.||arm (possession) supply with arms|
|Samples||The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||furnish, provide, render, supply|
|Narrower (hyponym)||munition, rearm|