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(noun, verb, adj.)


There are 10 meanings of the word Arm.

How to pronounce arm:


Arm - as a noun

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

Any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

Example: "The arm of the record player"

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The part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

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A division of some larger or more complex organization

Example: "A branch of congress"

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The part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm

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cloth covering
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Arm - as a verb

Prepare oneself for a military confrontation

Example: "The u.s. is girding for a conflict in the middle east"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
build upfortify16gird6
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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Supply with arms

Example: "The u.s. armed the freedom fighters in afghanistan"

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Arm - as an adjective

Poor; lacking in riches or wealth.

To be pitied; pitiful; wretched.

Example Sentences

"She armed herself with a knife for self-defense."
"The soldiers were armed with rifles."
"The suspect was armed and dangerous."
"He armed the security system before leaving the house."
"The coach armed his team with new strategies."
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Word Game Points

Is ARM a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, arm is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ARM has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is ARM a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, arm is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ARM has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is ARM a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, arm is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ARM has a WORDFEUD points total of 5.

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