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synonyms for arming

  • fortify
  • load
  • mobilize
  • prepare
  • protect
  • provide
  • strengthen
  • supply
  • accouter
  • appoint
  • array
  • deck
  • equalize
  • furnish
  • gear
  • gird
  • guard
  • heel
  • issue
  • outfit
  • pack
  • prime
  • rig
  • tote
  • heel up
  • load up
  • lug iron
  • make ready
  • pack a rod
  • rod up

antonyms for arming

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • hurt
  • injure
  • take
  • weaken
  • forget
  • keep
  • neglect
  • unclothe
  • disarm
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How to use arming in a sentence

The recruits were running away, though the decree for the general rising of the country was arming the people.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He reproached his persecutors for arming themselves for liberty of conscience, and killing him for differing with them.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He also took precautions of arming himself for defence against marauders.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
He went out, and arming himself with stones and blocks, soon commenced a regular assault upon the house.
CHARLES DURANTHE AUTHOR OF THE WALDOS
They now apprehended a general massacre; and yet Captain Fitzroy prohibited them from arming themselves in self-defence.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Austria was steadily arming; Francis received the quieting assurance that his share in the partition was to be undisturbed.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
The Parliament of England commenced arming the militia and fortifying the towns near the Border.
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
At least, let me get some cigars to smoke while we are arming our stronghold.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
Menelaus takes a spear, and goes to look for Agamemnon, whom he finds arming himself beside his ship.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
Opinions are powerless so long as they only confuse the brain without arming the hand.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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