rearm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v rearm arm anew "After the war, the defeated country was not allowed to rearm"
    • v rearm arm again "After the war, the defeated country was not rearmed by the victors"
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Quotations

  • Winston Churchill
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    “I do not hold that we should rearm in order to fight. I hold that we should rearm in order to parley.”

Usage

In literature:

This fort the Admiral, in those days of waiting, had taken the precaution secretly to garrison and rearm.
"Captain Blood" by Rafael Sabatini
The clerical-military combination had been overthrown, and the Mexican people had rearmed their independence.
"The Hispanic Nations of the New World" by William R. Shepherd
Directly prisoners are taken they are supposed to be disarmed, and if they are liberated they cannot fight until they are rearmed.
"Little Wars; a game for boys from twelve years of age to one hundred and fifty and for that more intelligent sort of girl who likes boys' games and books" by H. G. Wells
He had rearmed and reclothed and provided for his gallant little army at the expense of the enemy.
"The Eagle of the Empire" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
Launched as far back as 1874, she had been reconstructed and rearmed in 1901.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
All those fit for further campaigning needed to be equipped anew and rearmed.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
He has acquired complete dictatorship of the Kerak Worlds, and is now attempting to rearm them for war.
"The Dueling Machine" by Benjamin William Bova
Michael, they're about to start rearming Japan.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

'Bionic Commando Rearmed 2' oozes style, but has clumsy combat.
Wham, bam, thank you 'Bionic Commando Rearmed 2'.
Reagan the commander in chief of rearming.
For Hamas, truce is merely a tactic to rearm itself.
The Philippines support a rearmed Japan to counterweight China's military power.
NEW DELHI – As Sri Lanka's military edges closer to a victory over the Tamil Tigers, a government official called the rebels' recent call for a ceasefire little more than a strategy to buy time to rearm and strike back.
Some Israelis argue that an 'Iranophobia' holds unnecessary sway over Israeli thinking about a wide range of problems, from rearming of Hezbollah to the 'terrorist' activists aboard the Gaza flotilla.
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In science:

The orthogonal results include a page on firearm safety and a page on child passenger statistics, both of which are important issues for the safety of young children.
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