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See definition of take arms on Dictionary.com
  • as inrebel
  • as inrevolt
  • as inrise
  • as inwar
  • as incall to arms
  • as inembrace
  • as inhug

synonyms for take arms

  • defy
  • overthrow
  • renounce
  • resist
  • revolt
  • secede
  • take up arms
  • boycott
  • censure
  • combat
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • disobey
  • dissent
  • fight
  • mutiny
  • oppose
  • overturn
  • remonstrate
  • riot
  • strike
  • upset
  • be insubordinate
  • break with
  • come out against
  • drop out
  • get out of line
  • insurrect
  • make waves
  • opt out
  • rise up
  • rock the boat
  • run amok
  • turn against
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antonyms for take arms

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  • comply
  • give in
  • obey
  • surrender
  • yield
  • agree
  • approve
  • compliment
  • endorse
  • laud
  • lose
  • make peace
  • praise
  • sanction
  • support
  • please
  • make happy
  • submit
  • support
  • allow
  • join
  • yield
  • delight
  • harmonize
  • comply
  • surrender
  • obey
  • give in
    • give
    • loose
    • free
    • let go
    • unfasten
    • shun
    • reject
    • exclude
    • distrust
    • disbelieve
    • release
    • unwrap
    • uncover
    • free
    • offer
    • give
    • let go
    • turn away
    • donate
    • release
    • reject
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    How to use take arms in a sentence

    I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
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    However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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