Definition of arm

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • arm is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • arm is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • arm is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of arm


  • any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. weapon
    2. weapon system
  • any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm (noun)

    Examples

    1. the arm of the record player
    2. an arm of the sea

    Synonyms

    1. branch
    2. limb
  • a division of some larger or more complex organization (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. branch
    2. subdivision
  • the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. sleeve
  • prepare oneself for a military confrontation (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. build up
    2. fortify
    3. gird
  • 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 (noun)
  • supply with arms (verb)

    Examples

    1. The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan
  • the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person (noun)

See definition of arm in Merriam Webster

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