Meaning of “armed” in the English Dictionary

"armed" in American English

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armedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɑrmd/

armed adjective [ not gradable ] (PROVIDE WEAPONS)

using or carrying weapons:

armed guards
armed robbery

armed adjective [ not gradable ] (HAVING WHAT IS NEEDED)

If you are armed with something, you know or have access to something that can be useful to you:

Kids should be armed with the facts about the disease.

(Definition of “armed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)