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Synonyms for arm

upper limb

sleeve

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an arm and a leg

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would give your right arm for something

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  • would do anything for
  • would kill for
  • would sell your own grandmother for
  • would give your eye teeth for

Synonyms for arm

something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

a part added to a main structure

a component of government that performs a given function

Synonyms for arm

any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

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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

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Once viewed as something to keep at arm's length, edgy drama these days is one of the few things that attract a hard-to-reach demographic: men between the ages of 18 and 34.
THE latest list of " dubious" middlemen whom government agencies must keep at arm's length contains 23 names.
I'm sure Gordon will keep at arm's length from the day-to-day football side of things.
There are about a dozen courses I have yet to visit, some of which I am determined to keep at arm's length.
A few years after I'd graduated from nursing school, patients had become that unknowable other world, the one that I had learned to keep at arm's length in order to survive.