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Definition of "armed" []

  • Equipped, especially with a weapon. (adjective)
  • Prepared for use; loaded. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of arm. (verb)
  • Having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type. (adjective)
  • Coloured in a different tincture from the beast or bird itself. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "armed" in a sentence
  • "The following day, Phillippe and a band of 200 insurgents armed with vintage rifles and M-16's (some of which, according to Le Monde's Caroit, were provided by the U. S.-armed Dominican military) captured Cap Haitien and began their advance on Port-au-Prince."
  • "For federal income tax purposes, the term "armed forces" tends to include commissioned officers, warrant officers, and enlisted personnel in regular and reserve units under control of the Secretaries of the Defense, which are generally the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force."
  • "The LCC says: The latest episode of this series was in Baba Amr, where the regime attempted to blame what it calls "armed terrorist groups," in order to support its false story before the United Nations' security council meeting to discuss the Syrian file."