What is the difference between army and armed?

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Armed is a related term of army.


As a noun army

is a large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations.

As a adjective armed is

{{context|sometimes|in combination|lang=en}} equipped, especially with a weapon or armed can be {{context|chiefly|in combination|lang=en}} having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.

As a verb armed is

(arm).

army

English

(wikipedia army)

Noun

(armies)
  • A large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations.
  • The army was sent in to quell the uprising.
  • # Used absolutely for that entire branch of the armed forces.
  • The army received a bigger share of this year's budget increase than the navy or air force.
  • # (often capitalized) Within a vast military, a very large tactical contingent (e.g. a number of divisions).
  • The Fourth Army''' suffered such losses that its remainders were merged into the Second '''Army , also deployed on the Western front.
  • The governmental agency in charge of a state's army.
  • The army opposed the legislature's involvement.
  • (figuratively) A large group of people working toward the same purpose.
  • It took an army of accountants to uncover the fraud.
  • (figuratively) A large group of social animals working toward the same purpose.
  • Our house is being attacked by an army of ants.
  • (figuratively) Any multitude.
  • On sunny days the beaches draw armies of tourists of all kinds.

    Synonyms

    * host * *

    Derived terms

    () * army ant * army base * army boots * army group * army surplus * Swiss Army Knife, Swiss Army Penknife * * bonsai army

    See also

    * Navy * Air Force * Marines

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    armed

    English

    Etymology 1

    See the verb .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (sometimes, in combination) Equipped, especially with a weapon.
  • nuclear-armed
  • (of a weapon) Prepared for use; loaded.
  • (obsolete) Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency.
  • * De Foe
  • a distemper eminently armed from heaven
    Derived terms
    * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (arm)
  • Etymology 2

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    Adjective

    (-)
  • (chiefly, in combination) Having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.
  • Coloured in a different tincture from the beast or bird itself.
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

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