Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
  2. (noun, communication) a means of persuading or arguing

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Synonyms of Weapon

arm, artillery, weapon system

Origin of the word Weapon

  1. O.E. w?pen "instrument of fighting and defense," from P.Gmc. *w?pnan (cf. O.S. wapan, O.N. vapn, Dan. vaaben, O.Fris. wepin, M.Du. wapen, O.H.G. waffen, Ger. wafen (neut.), waffe (fem.)), from *webno-m, of unknown origin with no cognates outside Gmc. more

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Words that sound like Weapon

wbn, woven, wpm

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