Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
arm /ɑ:m/
  • danh từ
    • cánh tay
      • to carry a book under one's arms: cắp cuốn sách dưới nách
      • child (infant) in arms: đứa bé còn phải bế
    • tay áo
    • nhánh (sông...)
    • cành, nhánh to (cây)
    • tay (ghế); cán (cân); cánh tay đòn; cần (trục)
    • chân trước (của thú vật)
    • sức mạnh, quyền lực
      • the arm of the law: quyền lực của pháp luật
    • to chance one's arm
      • (xem) chance
    • to keep someone at arm's length
      • (xem) length
    • to make a long arm
      • (xem) long
    • one's right arm
      • (nghĩa bóng) cánh tay phải, người giúp việc đắc lực
    • to put one's out further than one can draw it back again
      • làm cái gì quá đáng
    • to shorten the arm of somebody
      • hạn chế quyền lực của ai
    • to throw oneself into the arms of somebody
      • tìm sự che chở của ai, tìm sự bảo vệ của ai
    • to welcome (receive, greet) with open arms
      • đón tiếp ân cần, niềm nở
  • danh từ, (thường) số nhiều
    • vũ khí, khí giới, binh khí
    • sự phục vụ trong quân ngũ, nghiệp võ
      • to bear arms: mang vũ khí; phục vụ trong quân ngũ
      • to receive a call to arms: nhận được lệnh nhập ngũ
    • binh chủng, quân chủng
      • air arm(s): không quân
      • infantry arm(s): lục quân
    • chiến tranh; chiến đấu
    • phù hiệu ((thường) coat of arms)
    • to appeal to arm
      • cầm vũ khí, chiến đấu
    • to fly to arms
      • khẩn trương sẵn sàng chiến đấu
    • to lay down one's arms
      • (xem) lay
    • to lie on one's arms
      • to sleep upon one's arms
        • ngủ với vũ khí trên mình; luôn luôn cảnh giác và ở trong tư thế sẵn sàng chiến đấu
      • to rise in arms against
        • (xem) rise
      • to take up arms
        • cầm vũ khí chiến đấu
      • to throw down one's arms
        • hạ vũ khí, đầu hàng
      • under arms
        • hàng ngũ chỉnh tề sẵn sàng chiến đấu
      • [to be] up in arms against
        • đứng lên cầm vũ khí chống lại
    • ngoại động từ
      • vũ trang, trang bị ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
        • armed to the teeth: vũ trang đến tận răng
        • to arm oneself with patience: tạo cho mình đức tính kiên nhẫn; có đức tính kiên nhẫn
      • cho nòng cứng vào, cho lõi cứng vào
      • nội động từ
        • tự trang bị; cầm vũ khí chiến đấu
    Concise Dictionary
    +a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
    +any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    +an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization
    +any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    +the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
    +the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
    +prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    +supply with arms

    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    -see also ARMS
    part of body
    1 either of the two long parts that stick out from the top of the body and connect the shoulders to the hands: He escaped with only a broken arm. + She threw her arms around his neck. + The officer grabbed him by the arm (= grabbed his arm). + She touched him gently on the arm. + He held the dirty rag at arm's length (= as far away from his body as possible). + They walked along arm in arm (= with the arm of one person linked with the arm of the other). + She cradled the child in her arms. + They fell asleep in each other's arms (= holding each other). + He was carrying a number of files under his arm (= between his arm and his body). + He walked in with a tall blonde on his arm (= next to him and holding his arm).
    of clothing
    2 the part of a piece of clothing that covers the arm
    Synonym: SLEEVE
    The arms will need shortening.
    of chair
    3 the part of a chair, etc. on which you rest your arms: She perched on the arm of his chair.
    of machinery
    4 a long narrow part of an object or a piece of machinery, especially one that moves, for example a record player
    of water / land
    5 a long narrow piece of water or land that is joined to a larger area: A small bridge spans the arm of the river.
    of organization
    6 [usually sing.] ~ (of sth) a section of a large organization that deals with one particular activity
    Synonym: WING
    the research arm of the company
    Idioms: cost / pay an arm and a leg (informal) to cost/pay a lot of money
    keep sb at arm's length to avoid having a close relationship with sb: He keeps all his clients at arm's length.
    more at AKIMBO, BABE, BEAR v., CHANCE v., FOLD v., LONG adj., OPEN adj., RIGHT adj., SHOT n., TWIST v.
    + verb
    1 ~ yourself / sb (with sth) to provide weapons for yourself/sb in order to fight a battle or a war: [VN] The crowd armed themselves with sticks and stones. + (figurative) She had armed herself for the meeting with all the latest statistics. + [V] The country was arming against the enemy.
    See also - ARMED
    2 [VN] to make a bomb, etc. ready to explode
    Compare: DISARM
    Idioms: armed to the teeth (written) having many weapons
    Collocation Dictionary


    left, right | upper
    the muscles of the upper arm
    | strong | good
    He used his good arm to support his weight.
    | bad, broken, weak, withered
    I've got a bad arm so I'm afraid I can't help you.
    | open
    (often figurative),
    They're sure to welcome you with open arms.
    | bare

    VERB + ARM

    bend, move | lower, raise
    The figure in the boat raised an arm.
    | break, dislocate, hurt, twist | hold out, open, stretch out
    He held out his arms with a broad smile.
    | cross, fold
    She folded her arms and stared at him.
    | link
    The couple linked arms and set off along the beach.
    | wave
    He was running towards them, waving his arms.
    | catch (at), catch hold of, grab, take
    A hand reached out and caught hold of her arm. She moved towards her father and took his arm.
    | grip, hold, squeeze, touch | fall into
    They fell into each other's arms.
    | draw/gather/pull sb into, take sb in
    He pulled her into his arms and kissed her.
    | hold sb in

    ARM + VERB

    drop | hang
    His arm hung awkwardly against his side.
    | tighten
    Her arms tightened convulsively round the child.


    by the ~
    The officer grabbed him by the arm (= grabbed his arm).
    | in sb's ~
    The child lay in its mother's arms.
    | on the ~
    She touched him gently on the arm.
    | on your ~
    Lucy felt the warm sun on her bare arms. He walked in with a tall blonde on his arm (= next to him and holding his arm).
    | under an/your ~
    She carried the dog under one arm.


    arm in arm
    They walked along arm in arm (= with the arm of one person linked with the arm of the other),
    at arm's length
    He held the dirty rag at arm's length (= as far away from his body as possible).
    | the crook of an/sb's arm
    She lay curled up in the crook of his arm.
    | fling/put/throw, etc. your arms around/round sb/sth
    He ran towards her and flung his arms around her. He put an arm around her shoulders.
    | in each other's arms
    They fell asleep in each other's arms (= holding each other).
    | with arms akimbo
    (= with your arms bent and your hands on your hips)She stood looking at him with arms akimbo.

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