Translation of "arm" - English-Spanish dictionary

arm

noun uk /ɑːm/ us /ɑrm/

A1 the long part at each side of the human body, ending in a hand

brazo
She held the baby in her arms.
verb uk /ɑːm/ us /ɑrm/

to give weapons to someone

armar
The terrorists had armed / themselves with automatic rifles.

(Translation of “arm” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

arm

noun /aːm/

the part of the body between the shoulder and the hand

brazo
He has broken his arm.

anything shaped like or similar to this

brazo
She sat on the arm of the chair.
armful noun

as much as a person can hold in one arm or in both arms

brazada, brazado
Maria was carrying an armful of flowers/clothes.
armband noun

a strip of cloth etc worn round the arm

brazal, brazalete
They all wore black armbands as a sign of mourning.
armchair noun

a chair with arms at each side

sillón, butaca
a reclining armchair.
armpit noun

the hollow under the arm at the shoulder

axila, sobaco
sweaty armpits.
arm-in-arm adverb

(of two or more people) with arms linked together

del brazo, de bracete
They were walked along the street, arm-in-arm.
keep at arm’s length

to avoid becoming too friendly with someone

mantenerse a distancia
She tends to keep everybody at arm’s length.
with open arms

with a very friendly welcome

con los brazos abiertos
He greeted them with open arms.

(Translation of “arm” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)