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weapon meaning

EN[wɛpən] [-ɛpən]
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  • A weapon, arm, or armament is any device used in order to inflict damage or harm to living beings, structures, or systems.
  • While just about any ordinary objects such as sticks, stones, cars, or pencils can be used as weapons, many are expressly designed for the purpose – ranging from simple implements such as clubs, swords and guns,
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    Definition of weapon in English Dictionary

  • NounPLweapons
    1. An instrument of attack or defense in combat or hunting, e.g. most guns, missiles, or swords.
      1. The club that is now mostly used for golf was once a common weapon. ‎
    2. An instrument or other means of harming or exerting control over another.
      1. Money is the main weapon of modern oligarchs. ‎
    3. INF A tool of any kind.
      1. Choose your weapon.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • If adblockers do continue to prove popular with users, they could also be a major weapon in Apple’s arsenal against its key competitor, Google.
      • We took hold of anything that might serve as a weapon to stand off the menacing group of young men.
      • Germany's development of rocket weapons paved the way for human controlled spaceflight.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The leaders of the G8 nations are currently in talks over nuclear weapons.
      • The police urged the gunman to lay down his weapon.
      • Anything can be weaponized. A big enough rock, dropped from a sufficient height, is a very good weapon.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
    Related Links:
    1. en weapons
    2. en weaponry
    3. en weaponed
    4. en weaponise
    5. en weaponous
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of weapon for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "weapon" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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