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1. weapon

noun. ['ˈwɛpən'] 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
  • arm
  • arms
  • brass knucks
  • shaft
  • instrument
  • blade
  • flamethrower
  • projectile
  • sling
  • brass knuckles
  • weapon system
  • bow and arrow
  • W.M.D.
  • Greek fire
  • slasher
  • brand
  • bow
  • lance
  • steel
  • knuckles

Antonyms

  • disarm
  • undynamic
  • rear
  • straight line

Etymology

  • wepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wepan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Weapon

  • stepan
  • deppen

Example sentences of the word weapon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Clearing your weapon of ammunition should always be your first step whenever you are working on a firearm.

Quotes containing the word weapon


1. The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
- Ferdinand Foch

2. Humor's a weapon if you want to make it one.
- Bob Newhart

3. And humor has always been a weapon. You want to get even on somebody? You want to attack somebody? Make fun of them.
- Alan King

2. weapon-grade_plutonium

noun. plutonium 239 that is recovered when nuclear weapons are disassembled; it is stored in plutonium pits.

Synonyms

  • plutonium 239

3. weapon

noun. ['ˈwɛpən'] a means of persuading or arguing.

Synonyms

  • suasion
  • artillery

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • close
  • uncover

Etymology

  • wepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wepan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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