dis·arm /dɪˈsɑrm, ˈzɑrm, ˈdɪˌsɑrm/
Dis·arm v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disarming p. pr. & vb. n. Disarming.]
1. To deprive of arms; to take away the weapons of; to deprive of the means of attack or defense; to render defenseless.
Security disarms the best-appointed army. --Fuller.
The proud was half disarmed of pride. --Tennyson.
2. To deprive of the means or the disposition to harm; to render harmless or innocuous; as, to disarm a man's wrath.
v 1: remove offensive capability from [syn: demilitarize, demilitarise]
2: make less hostile; win over; "Her charm disarmed the
prosecution lawyer completely"
3: take away the weapons from; render harmless [syn: unarm]