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1. disarm

verb. ['dɪˈsɑːrm'] remove offensive capability from.

Synonyms

  • demilitarise

Antonyms

  • enfranchise
  • enrich

Etymology

  • desarmen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desarmer (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Disarm

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

Sentences with disarm


1. Verb, base form
The keypads can be used to arm and disarm the alarm and check the status of the alarm.

2. Adjective
Press and hold the disarm button on your remote until the alarm turns off.

3. Noun, singular or mass
This is the factory alarm disarm wire.

Quotes about disarm


1. Did you see me disarm Hermione, Harry?""Only once"said Hermione stung. "I got you loads more then you got me—""I did not only get you once, I got you at least three times—""Well if you're counting the one where you tripped over your own feet and knocked the wand out of my hand—
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

2. Education...beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of conditions of men --the balance wheel of the social machinery...It does better than to disarm the poor of their hostility toward the rich; it prevents being poor.
- Horace Mann

2. disarm

verb. ['dɪˈsɑːrm'] take away the weapons from; render harmless.

Synonyms

  • demilitarise
  • deprive
  • divest
  • strip
  • demilitarize

Antonyms

  • militarise
  • bequeath
  • feed
  • give

Etymology

  • desarmen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desarmer (Anglo-Norman)

3. disarm

verb. ['dɪˈsɑːrm'] make less hostile; win over.

Synonyms

  • win over
  • convince

Antonyms

  • invest
  • enthrone
  • deposit

Etymology

  • desarmen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desarmer (Anglo-Norman)
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