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Definition of the adjective armed

What does armed mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
  2. having arms or arms as specified; used especially in combination
  3. (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns

Alternative definition of the adjective armed


  1. Equipped, especially with a weapon.
  2. (Of a weapon) prepared for use; loaded.
  3. (rarely) Having an arm or arms.
  4. [heraldry] Pertaining to the horns, teeth, or tusks of beasts or pertaining to the beaks and talons of birds when these parts are coloured in a different tincture from the beast or bird itself.

Definition of the verb armed

What does armed mean as a doing word?


  1. past of arm


Armed was an American Thoroughbred gelding race horse. He was sired by the great stakes winner Bull Lea, the sire of Citation. His dam was Armful, whose sire was Belmont Stakes winner Chance Shot and whose grandsire was the great Fair Play.

  • born in (74 years ago), child of Bull Lea


"Armed" is a book by Don Kates.

  • subjects: Current events, Government, United States of America, Politics, Security, Political Science, International relations


"Armed" a.k.a. "ARMED!" is a video game developed by Sickhead Games, LLC.

  • genre: Strategy video game
  • publishers: Sickhead Games, LLC
  • released on

Phrases with Armed

Phrases starting with the word Armed:

  1. Armed Grunt
  2. Armed Probe
  3. armed combat
  4. armed forces
  5. Armed Hermit
  6. Armed Croaker
  7. Armed Gurnard
  8. armed robbery
  9. armed service
  10. Armed Box Crab
  11. armed bullhead

Phrases ending with the word Armed:

  1. -Armed
  2. To Armed
  3. one-armed
  4. two-armed
  5. long-armed
  6. heavy-armed
  7. light-armed
  8. strong-armed
  9. lightly-armed

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Armed

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Google previewBooks, Blackboards, and Bullets (2009)

School Shootings and Violence in America by Marcel Lebrun

However, being armed means you can also shoot and stab someone else in the name of protecting yourself. Children see adult behaviors and beliefs and model these. Children and youths taking weapons to school have the same level of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica, Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

Crest, an arm armed ppr. Armstrang, ar. three palets sa.-Crest, an arm Armstrang, az, a fesse or, betw. two arms armed, couped at the shoulder, ar.—Crest, an arm issuing out of a cloud, holding a club ppr. Armstrong, ar. three torteauxes az.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2008)

Counterinsurgency Warfare Organizationally and logistically superior armed forces are frequently ...

Google previewDictionary of Mexican Rulers, 1325-1997 (1997)

by Juana Vázquez Gómez

The poor, who were the vast majority of the population, rejected the old order and reclaimed the land through an armed struggle. The intellectuals within the incipient middle class sided with the underprivileged, and the country was engulfed in ...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of Africa (2013)

by David Seddon

was established in Algeria in mid1994 as the armed wing ofthebanned Frontislamique du salut (FIS—Islamic Salvation Front). Its precise numerical strength is unknown, but in 1995 it was estimated at ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Second Edition (2011)

by Gus Martin

The Armed Islamic Front (aka Algerian Jihad Islamic Front) is the military wing of Algeria's largest opposition party, the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS). In January 1992, the Algerian military cancelled a second round of elections that the banned ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Afghanistan have involved coalitions of States fighting one or more nongovernmental armed groups in a 'host' country. Such conflicts would arguably be categorised as non-international, despite prima facie appearances. Categorisation as an ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy (2002)

by R. J. Barry Jones

Armed forces are also used to control domestic forces seeking to change or influence governments. Thus military forces are called on to perform police functions when the police are deemed incapable of maintaining the government's desired ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, Most Commonly Cultivated in the Plantations, Gardens, and Stoves, of Great-Britain, Etc (1790)

by Charles BRYANT (Naturalist)

Stem 'armed with numerous; double spines, some larger and some smaller. Lobes of the leaves oval, on spiny footstalks. Flowers double, pale yellow. Get-mina globular. Double Yellow Rose.

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Quotes about Armed

Lightly armed nations can move toward war just as easily as those which are armed to the teeth, and they will do so if the usual causes of war are not removed. (Ludwig Quidde)
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Scrabble value of A1R1M3E1D2

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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