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ARMOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does armor mean? 

ARMOR (noun)
  The noun ARMOR has 3 senses:

1. protective covering made of metal and used in combat
2. a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
3. tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant

  Familiarity information: ARMOR used as a noun is uncommon.


ARMOR (verb)
  The verb ARMOR has 1 sense:

1. equip with armor

  Familiarity information: ARMOR used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARMOR (noun)


Sense 1armor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Protective covering made of metal and used in combat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

armor; armour

Hypernyms ("armor" is a kind of...):

protection; protective cover; protective covering (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "armor"):

body armor; body armour; cataphract; coat of mail; suit of armor; suit of armour (armor that protects the wearer's whole body)

buckler; shield (armor carried on the arm to intercept blows)


Sense 2armor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

armour; armor

Hypernyms ("armor" is a kind of...):

force; military force; military group; military unit (a unit that is part of some military service)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)


Sense 3armor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

armor; armour

Hypernyms ("armor" is a kind of...):

protective covering (the tough natural covering of some organisms)


ARMOR (verb)


Sense 1armor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Equip with armor

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

armor; armour

Hypernyms (to "armor" is one way to...):

equip; fit; fit out; outfit (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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