disarm Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb remove offensive capability from
verb make less hostile; win over
- Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely
verb take away the weapons from; render harmless
Dis*arm" transitive verb
, F. désarmer
; pref. dés-
) + armer
to arm. See Arm
imperfect & past participle Disarming ; present participle & verbal noun Disarming
- To deprive of arms; to take away the weapons of; to deprive of the means of attack or defense; to render defenseless.
Security disarms the best-appointed army.
The proud was half disarmed of pride.
- To deprive of the means or the disposition to harm; to render harmless or innocuous; as, to disarm a man's wrath.
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