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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: capable of allaying suspicion or hostility and inspiring
             confidence; "a disarming smile"
      2: capable of allaying hostility
      n : act of reducing or depriving of arms; "the disarmament of
          the aggressor nations must be complete" [syn: disarmament]
          [ant: arming, arming]