Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To arm again.
  • intransitive verb To equip with better weapons.
  • intransitive verb To arm oneself again.

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  • verb To replace or restore the weapons or arms of a previously defeated, or disarmed army, country, person or other body.

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  • verb arm anew
  • verb arm again

Etymologies

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re- +‎ arm

Examples

  • Israel wants an end to the rocket attacks and they want to make sure that Hamas does not have the opportunity to rearm, which is why we've seen them targing the Rafah area, the southern area of Gaza so heavily because that is where the tunnels are that go from Gaza into Egypt which is where Hamas and other militants are believed to have been able to restock themselves with weaponry.

    CNN Transcript Jan 11, 2009

  • The technique, dubbed 'rearm' as a nod to the command used in Windows, can be used up to five times.

    PC Advisor News

  • After the installation is completed, users must make a minor change to the Windows registry, use the Windows "rearm" command, then reboot.

    Infoworld News

  • After the installation is completed, users must make a minor change to the Windows registry, use the Windows "rearm" command, then reboot.

    PC World

  • After the installation is completed, users must make a minor change to the Windows registry, use the Windows "rearm" command, then reboot.

    Computerworld News

  • Using slmgr, you can "rearm" and restart the clock.

    Tech-Ex

  • After the installation is completed, users must make a minor change to the Windows registry, use the Windows "rearm" command, then reboot.

    CIO News

  • As for those of you who didnt get a key, there is apparently a "rearm" cmd thing to help extend your usage to 120 days instead of 30.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • After the installation is completed, users must make a minor change to the Windows registry, use the Windows "rearm" command, then reboot.

    Computerworld News

  • "rearm" method that lets you extend the grace period before activation is required to a maximum of 120 days - but it's not the same as actual activation which guarantees your beta 1 copy of Windows 7 will work until August 1, 2009.

    iTWire - Latest Headlines

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