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Definition 1: any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where weapon or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was licensed to carry a weapon

Synonyms for weapon in the sense of this definition

(weapon is a kind of ...) a device that requires skill for proper use

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing

(... is a kind of weapon ) a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released

(... is a kind of weapon ) a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shock

(... is a kind of weapon ) a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

(... is a kind of weapon ) weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon that kills or injures civilian as well as military personnel (nuclear and chemical and biological weapons)

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled

(... is a kind of weapon ) medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet

(... is a kind of weapon ) a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon consisting of arrows and the bow to shoot them

(... is a kind of weapon ) (used in the plural) a small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon consisting of a ship carrying explosives that is set adrift to destroy enemy ships

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon that squirts ignited fuel for several yards

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)

(... is a kind of weapon ) a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

(... is a kind of weapon ) a rifle or pistol

(... is a kind of weapon ) a mixture used by Byzantine Greeks that was often shot at adversaries; catches fire when wetted

(... is part of weapon) weapons considered collectively

Definition 2: a means of persuading or arguing - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where weapon or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he used all his conversational weapons

Synonyms for weapon in the sense of this definition

(weapon is a kind of ...) the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

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