Synonyms of arms in English:

arms


See definition of arms

noun

1‘arms and ammunition’

SYNONYMS

weapons, weapons of war, weaponry, firearms, guns, ordnance, cannon, artillery, armaments, munitions, instruments of war, war machines, military supplies, materiel

2‘the family arms’

SYNONYMS

crest, emblem, heraldic device, coat of arms, armorial bearing, insignia, escutcheon, shield, heraldry, blazonry


Phrases

    take up arms

      ‘he was eventually forced to take up arms when his sister and mother were charged with attempted murder’

      SYNONYMS

      fight, do battle, give battle, wage war, go to war, make war

      attack, mount an attack

      combat, engage, meet, clash, skirmish

      be a soldier, fight for King and country, fight for Queen and country

      crusade