arming arming  /ˈɑr mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Aside from arming the opposition, the IRGC is capable of doing serious damage to our logistics lines.
  2. Led civil rights cause by arming troops with dreams and oratory.

News

  1. FOX NEWS POLL: Voters against arming Syrian rebels- FOX NEWS POLL: 66 percent worried about their health care under ...

    Overall, 66 percent of voters disagree with arming the rebels, according to a Fox News national poll released Wednesday. Twenty-four percent approve.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Syrian Rebels Inherit Arms From Gadhafi's Former Forces

    The New York Times reports that Qatar has been arming rebels inside Syria by taking weapons from Libya and shipping them through Turkey. The same weapons were once held by Moammar Gadhafi. Audie Cornish talks to Times reporter Mark Mazzetti.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: NPR

  3. OLRTXT INSURG POL DIP SECUR FR US SY EMRG RU GB UN1 VIO WAR

    Syria says arming rebels will prolong war BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria plans to attend proposed international peace talks as a means to agree a national government of "genuine partnership" but will not participate in order to hand over power to the opposition, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Monday. Moualem said if the proposed talks in Geneva went ahead there should be a ceasefire and ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Referring to recent clashes between the Baghdad government and Shiite militia loyal to militant cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, General David Petraeus said "the flare up highlighted the detructive role Iran has played in funding, training, arming and...
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: David Petraeus Source: Africasia

  2. "The general picture . . . is that there are elements at least of the Iranian regime that are backing, financing, arming, supporting terrorism in Iraq and I repeat that our forces are there specifically at the request of the Iraqi Government and...
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: Times Online

  3. "That's part of what's financing their operations. That's part of what's arming them. That's what makes them so dangerous," Obama said. "And this is something that we take very seriously and we're going to continue to work on diligently in...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

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