名词:disarmer 动词过去式:disarmed 过去分词:disarmed 现在分词:disarming 第三人称单数:disarms
1 [Tn] take weapons away from (sb) 缴（某人）的械; 解除（某人）的武装
*Five hundred rebels were captured and disarmed. 五百名造反者被俘获并缴了械.
2 [I] (of nations) reduce the size of or abolish one's armed forces; give up one's weapons （指国家）裁减军备, 裁军, 解除武装
*The superpowers are unlikely to disarm completely. 超级大国不太可能彻底裁军.
3 [Tn] make (sb) less suspicious, angry, hostile, etc 消除（某人）的疑虑、怒气、敌意等
*By frankly admitting he wasn't a brilliant player, he disarmed us all. 他坦率地承认自己并非高手, 让我们都放下心来.
* I felt angry, but her smile disarmed me. 我动气了, 但她一笑, 又将我的气儿给消了.
to reduce the size of your army, navy etc, and the number of your weapons
≠ arm Getting the rebels to disarm will not be easy. [T]
to take away someone's weapons
≠ arm Captured soldiers were disarmed and put into camps. [T]
to make someone feel less angry or disapproving of you, and more friendly
→disarming His tact and political skills disarmed his critics. [T]
to take the explosives out of a bomb, missile