rearm


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re·arm

 (rē-ärm′)
v. re·armed, re·arm·ing, re·arms
v.tr.
1. To arm again.
2. To equip with better weapons.
v.intr.
To arm oneself again.

re·ar′ma·ment (rē-är′mə-mənt) n.

rearm

(riːˈɑːm)
vb
1. (Military) to arm again
2. (Military) (tr) to equip (an army, a nation, etc) with better weapons
reˈarmament n

re•arm

(riˈɑrm)

v.t.
1. to arm again.
2. to furnish with new or better weapons.
v.i.
3. to become armed again.
[1870–75]
re•ar′ma•ment (-mə mənt) n.

rearm


Past participle: rearmed
Gerund: rearming

Imperative
rearm
rearm
Present
I rearm
you rearm
he/she/it rearms
we rearm
you rearm
they rearm
Preterite
I rearmed
you rearmed
he/she/it rearmed
we rearmed
you rearmed
they rearmed
Present Continuous
I am rearming
you are rearming
he/she/it is rearming
we are rearming
you are rearming
they are rearming
Present Perfect
I have rearmed
you have rearmed
he/she/it has rearmed
we have rearmed
you have rearmed
they have rearmed
Past Continuous
I was rearming
you were rearming
he/she/it was rearming
we were rearming
you were rearming
they were rearming
Past Perfect
I had rearmed
you had rearmed
he/she/it had rearmed
we had rearmed
you had rearmed
they had rearmed
Future
I will rearm
you will rearm
he/she/it will rearm
we will rearm
you will rearm
they will rearm
Future Perfect
I will have rearmed
you will have rearmed
he/she/it will have rearmed
we will have rearmed
you will have rearmed
they will have rearmed
Future Continuous
I will be rearming
you will be rearming
he/she/it will be rearming
we will be rearming
you will be rearming
they will be rearming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rearming
you have been rearming
he/she/it has been rearming
we have been rearming
you have been rearming
they have been rearming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rearming
you will have been rearming
he/she/it will have been rearming
we will have been rearming
you will have been rearming
they will have been rearming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rearming
you had been rearming
he/she/it had been rearming
we had been rearming
you had been rearming
they had been rearming
Conditional
I would rearm
you would rearm
he/she/it would rearm
we would rearm
you would rearm
they would rearm
Past Conditional
I would have rearmed
you would have rearmed
he/she/it would have rearmed
we would have rearmed
you would have rearmed
they would have rearmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rearm - arm again; "After the war, the defeated country was not rearmed by the victors"
arm - supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"
2.rearm - arm anew; "After the war, the defeated country was not allowed to rearm"
arm, gird, build up, fortify - prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"
Translations
يُعيدُ تَسْليح
přezbrojit
genopruste
újra felfegyverez
endurvopnast; endurnÿja vopnabúnaî
perginklavimasperginkluotipersiginklavimaspersiginkluoti
pārapbruņot
prezbrojiť
yeniden silâhlannmak

rearm

[ˈriːˈɑːm]
A. VTrearmar
B. VIrearmarse

rearm

re-arm [ˌriːˈɑːrm]
vise réarmer
vtréarmer

rearm

vt countrywieder bewaffnen; forces, troopsneu ausrüsten or ausstatten

rearm

[ˌriːˈɑːm]
1. vtriarmare
2. viriarmarsi

rearm

(riːˈaːm) verb
to give or get weapons again, especially weapons of a new type.
reˈarmament (-məmənt) noun
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