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1. arm

noun. ['ˈɑːrm'] 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.

Synonyms

  • forearm
  • wrist
  • brachial artery
  • cubital joint
  • ulnar nerve
  • biceps brachii
  • humerus
  • homo
  • articulatio radiocarpea
  • physical structure
  • human elbow
  • mitt
  • limb
  • cubital nerve
  • paw
  • radiocarpal joint
  • cephalic vein
  • human
  • human being
  • arm bone
  • arteria brachialis
  • vena cephalica
  • triceps brachii
  • wrist joint
  • nervus ulnaris
  • man
  • articulatio cubiti
  • organic structure
  • body
  • manus
  • biceps humeri
  • cubitus
  • musculus triceps brachii
  • carpus
  • elbow
  • hand
  • musculus biceps brachii

Antonyms

  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness
  • softness

Etymology

  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • earm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Arm

  • alarm
  • charm
  • disarm
  • ducharme
  • farm
  • forearm
  • harm
  • nonfarm
  • rearm
  • sharm
  • unarm
  • underarm

Example sentences of the word arm


1. Noun, singular or mass
From there, reach behind the body with the left arm and rotate the upper body.

Quotes containing the word arm


1. He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.
- Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

2. If an optimist had his left arm chewed off by an alligator, he might say in a pleasant and hopeful voice, "Well this isn't too bad, I don't have a left arm anymore but at least nobody will ever ask me if I'm left-handed or right-handed,"but most of us would say something more along the lines of, "Aaaaaa! My arm! My arm!
- Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

3. Doctor Who: You want weapons? We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room's the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself!(from Tooth and Claw in Season 2)
- Russell T. Davies

2. re-arm

verb. arm anew.

Synonyms

  • build up
  • rearm
  • fortify
  • arm

Antonyms

  • unbind
  • worsen
  • decrease
  • devitalize

3. small-arm

noun. a portable gun.

Synonyms

  • .22
  • side arm
  • piece
  • firing pin
  • twenty-two
  • smoothbore
  • firearm
  • gun
  • muzzle loader
  • shooting iron
  • scattergun
  • shotgun
  • repeater
  • self-loader
  • repeating firearm
  • riot gun
  • handgun
  • lock
  • pistol
  • sights
  • rifle

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • black
  • white
  • break

4. arm

verb. ['ˈɑːrm'] prepare oneself for a military confrontation.

Synonyms

  • forearm
  • build up
  • rearm
  • re-arm
  • fortify

Antonyms

  • inability
  • undergarment
  • overgarment
  • underdress

Etymology

  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • earm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. arm

noun. ['ˈɑːrm'] any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • limb

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • close
  • uncover

Etymology

  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • earm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. arm

noun. ['ˈɑːrm'] any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting.

Synonyms

  • fire ship
  • stun gun
  • spear
  • munition
  • hatchet
  • stun baton
  • weapon of mass destruction
  • weaponry
  • pike
  • WMD
  • knife
  • knucks
  • knuckle duster
  • implements of war
  • gun
  • light arm
  • tomahawk
  • missile
  • sword
  • arms
  • brass knucks
  • shaft
  • instrument
  • blade
  • flamethrower
  • projectile
  • sling
  • brass knuckles
  • weapon system
  • bow and arrow
  • W.M.D.
  • Greek fire
  • slasher
  • brand
  • weapon
  • bow
  • lance
  • steel
  • knuckles

Antonyms

  • volunteer
  • civilian
  • black
  • white

Etymology

  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • earm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. arm

noun. ['ˈɑːrm'] the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person.

Synonyms

  • armchair
  • writing arm

Antonyms

  • undynamic
  • dissuasion
  • rear

Etymology

  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • earm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. arm

verb. ['ˈɑːrm'] supply with arms.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • rearm
  • render
  • furnish
  • munition

Antonyms

  • overdress
  • converge
  • tributary
  • distributary

Etymology

  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • earm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. arm

noun. ['ˈɑːrm'] a division of some larger or more complex organization.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • judicial branch
  • Executive Office of the President
  • local post office
  • post office
  • division
  • executive branch
  • legislative branch

Antonyms

  • porosity
  • thickness
  • thin
  • hardness

Etymology

  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • earm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. arm

noun. ['ˈɑːrm'] the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm.

Synonyms

  • raglan sleeve
  • turnup
  • elbow
  • long sleeve
  • wristband
  • dolman sleeve
  • short sleeve
  • cloth covering
  • shirtsleeve
  • garment
  • sleeve

Antonyms

  • nonhuman
  • female
  • juvenile
  • woman

Etymology

  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • earm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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