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Definition of "rearm" [rearm]

  • To arm again. (verb-transitive)
  • To equip with better weapons. (verb-transitive)
  • To arm oneself again. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rearm" in a sentence
  • "Israel wants an end to the rocket attacks and they want to make sure that Hamas does not have the opportunity to rearm, which is why we've seen them targing the Rafah area, the southern area of Gaza so heavily because that is where the tunnels are that go from Gaza into Egypt which is where Hamas and other militants are believed to have been able to restock themselves with weaponry."
  • "The technique, dubbed 'rearm' as a nod to the command used in Windows, can be used up to five times."
  • "As for those of you who didnt get a key, there is apparently a "rearm" cmd thing to help extend your usage to 120 days instead of 30."