(adjective, verb)


1. (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms

- armed robbery

Similar word(s): equipped, weaponed, militarised, militarized

2. having arms or arms as specified; used especially in combination

- the many-armed goddess Shiva

Similar word(s): armlike, brachiate

3. (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns

Similar word(s): barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setaceous, setose, spiny, thorny, bristlelike, brushlike, thistlelike, clawed, taloned

Sentences with armed as an adjective:

- nuclear-armed


1. simple past tense and past participle of arm