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Definition of Arm

  • The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
  • Anything resembling an arm
  • The fore limb of an animal, as of a bear.
  • A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal.
  • A branch of a tree.
  • A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a steelyard.
  • The end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor which ends in the fluke.
  • An inlet of water from the sea.
  • A support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the end of a sofa, etc.
  • Fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular arm; the arm of the law.
  • A branch of the military service; as, the cavalry arm was made efficient.
  • A weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of warfare; -- commonly in the pl.
  • To furnish with arms or limbs.
  • To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.
  • To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling.
  • Fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense.
  • To provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack or resistance; to take arms.
  • the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
  • any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
  • the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
  • any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
  • a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  • a division of some larger or more complex organization
  • prepare oneself for a military confrontation
  • supply with arms

How to use arm in a sentence. Arm pronunciation.

Well, I've had more out of it all, I guess, than if I'd trebled the millions and wiped Manana off the Mexican coat of arms.
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The lean, invisible, ghastly arm of death could find him, if Kaid willed, though he delved in the bowels of the Cairene earth, or climbed to an eagle's eyrie in the Libyan Hills.
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Before he could move forward or raise his arm, however, David struck him a blow in the neck which flung him upon a square marble pedestal intended for a statue.
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For a moment he looked at the face steadily, almost contemplatively it might have seemed, and then drew both arms close to the body.
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He lifted his arms with a sudden passionate gesture.
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As David looked at them in their single blue calico coverings, in which they had lived and slept-shivering in the cold night air upon the bare ground-these thoughts came to him; and he had a sudden longing to follow them and put the chains upon his own arms and legs, and go forth and suffer with them, and fight and die?
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She got to her feet with a passionate gesture, but he put a hand gently upon her arm, and she sank back again.
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Suddenly she turned to him and touched his arm.
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He lay with an arm thrown over his head, resting softly, a moisture on his forehead as on that of a sleeping child.
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I have stretched out my arm.
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When I go, will the long arm reach out for me in the burrows where I shall hide?
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When a woman lies in your arms, it is not the moment to prove her fidelity.
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They folded their arms and waited like statues.
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As the slave sped upon the errand, David laid a hand on Kaid's arm, and whispered to him earnestly.
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And I am ready still to embrace you in my Arms, with all the tenderest Affections of a loving Wife.
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Upon which he rise up likewise, and catching me by the Arm, pull'd out a short Constable's Staff, Commanding me to sit down, or otherwise I should find it was in his Power to take another Course with me.
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Presently after the Drawer came and told 'em that the Room was now empty, which they forthwith went into, and had the conveniency through a hole in the Wall, to see the Gentlewoman unseen, who sat leaning her Arm upon the Table, in a very melancholy Posture, as one much dissatisfy'd; having a Glass of Wine before her, and Pen, Ink and Paper.
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In her solitary, idle, childless existence Iambe was much, very much, to her, and now as she saw her faithful companion and friend creep ill- treated and whining up to her bed-as the supple animal tried in vain to spring up and take refuge in her lap, and held out to his mistress his trembling, perhaps broken, little paw, fear vanished from the miserable young woman's heart-she sprang from her couch, took the little dog in her arms, and exclaimed with a glance, which flashed with anything rather than fear or repentance: "You do not touch the poor little beast again, if you take my advice.
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During his last speech her resolution had been quickly matured, and hardly had he turned his back and crossed the threshold, than she hurried up to her bed, wrapped the trembling greyhound in the coverlet, took it in her arms like a child, and ran into the sitting-room with her light burden; the shutters were still open of the window through which Hermas had fled into the open.
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What could it have been that the goblin in a white robe and with flowing hair held in its arms?
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Examples of Arm

Example #1
The Padre knew from the start, but I learned at great expense, and went out of business-closed up shop for ever, with a bald head and my Tips for the Tired.
Example #2
I went to Mexico a conquistador, I left it a child of time, who had learned to smile; and I left some millions behind me, too.
Example #3
Whether it was diamond-dust or Achmet's thin thong that stopped the breath, it mattered not; it was sure.
Example #4
Escape, he knew, there was none, if his death was determined on; for spies were everywhere, and slaves in the pay of Kaid were everywhere, and such as were not could be bought or compelled, even if he took refuge in the house of a foreign consul.
Example #5
In falling his head struck violently a sharp corner of the pedestal.
Example #6
He seized one-a dagger-and sprang to his feet.