Definition of Weapon

1. Noun. Any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting. "He was licensed to carry a weapon"




2. Noun. A means of persuading or arguing. "He used all his conversational weapons"
Exact synonyms: Artillery
Generic synonyms: Persuasion, Suasion

Definition of Weapon

1. n. An instrument of offensive of defensive combat; something to fight with; anything used, or designed to be used, in destroying, defeating, or injuring an enemy, as a gun, a sword, etc.

2. n. An instrument of offensive of defensive combat; something to fight with; anything used, or designed to be used, in destroying, defeating, or injuring an enemy, as a gun, a sword, etc.

Definition of Weapon

1. Noun. an instrument of attack or defense in combat or hunting, e.g. most guns, missiles, or swords ¹

2. Noun. an instrument or other means of harming or exerting control over another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Weapon

1. to supply with a weapon (an instrument used in combat) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Weapon

1. 1. An instrument of offensive of defensive combat; something to fight with; anything used, or designed to be used, in destroying, defeating, or injuring an enemy, as a gun, a sword, etc. "The weapons of our warfare are not carnal." (2 Cor. X. 4) "They, astonished, all resistance lost, All courage; down their idle weapons dropped." (Milton) 2. The means or instrument with which one contends against another; as, argument was his only weapon. "Woman's weapons, water drops." 3. A thorn, prickle, or sting with which many plants are furnished. Concealed weapons. See Concealed. Weapon salve, a salve which was supposed to cure a wound by being applied to the weapon that made it. Origin: OE. Wepen, AS. Wpen; akin to OS. Wpan, OFries. Wpin, wpen, D. Wapen, G. Waffe, OHG. Waffan, wafan, Icel. Vapn, Dan. Vaaben, Sw. Vapen, Goth. Wpna, pl.; of uncertain origin. Cf. Wapentake. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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