Associations to the word «Weapon»


WEAPON, noun. An instrument of attack or defense in combat or hunting, e.g. most guns, missiles, or swords.
WEAPON, noun. An instrument or other means of harming or exerting control over another.
WEAPON, noun. (informal) A tool of any kind.
WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION, noun. Any human-made weapon causing indiscriminate large-scale death or destruction, especially a biological weapon, chemical weapon, nuclear weapon or radiological weapon.

Dictionary definition

WEAPON, noun. Any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon".
WEAPON, noun. A means of persuading or arguing; "he used all his conversational weapons".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King