arms

noun
ADJECTIVE
nuclear
small

fighters using small arms and home-made grenades

VERB + ARMS
bear, carry

The right to bear arms is enshrined in the Constitution.

call sb to (formal)

He called his comrades to arms (= urged them to fight).

take up (formal)

The people took up arms to defend their country.

lay down (formal)

They called on the rebels to lay down their arms and surrender.

supply

He was accused of supplying arms to terrorists

ARMS + NOUN
build-up, race

The country's economic growth could fuel an arms build-up.

control, embargo
reduction
agreement, treaty
exports, shipment
deal, industry, sales, trade
dealer, merchant
manufacturer
inspection
inspector
PREPOSITION
under arms (formal)

There were more than a million men under arms during the American Civil War.


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