arming

DEFINITIONS OF: arming

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n the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war

Synonyms:
armament, equipping
Antonyms:
disarmament, disarming
act of reducing or depriving of arms
Types:
outfitting
the act of renovating and fitting out a ship
rearmament
the act of arming again
refit
outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts)
Type of:
militarisation, militarization, mobilisation, mobilization
act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
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