Synonyms for Armed:

adj.

defended (adjective)
fortified.
with weapon (adjective)
equipped, fitted out, accoutered, Girded, outfitted, loaded.

n.

expert, experienced, gifted, good, capable, accomplished, transliterate, able, skillful. arms, armoury, arsenal, artillery, armory, ammunition, armaments, ammo, assault. defuse, brandish, deploy, detonation, armorer, armament, duel, arm, draw. armed (noun)
bristled, taloned, barbed, thistlelike, equipped, armlike, prickly, militarised, bristlelike, militarized, briary, briery, thorny, brushlike, clawed, bristly, burred, one-armed, weaponed, brachiate, spiny, light-armed, barbellate, burry.
equipped (noun)
fortified, under arms, well-armed, in arms, fitted out, outfitted, armed to the teeth, provided with arms, protected, accoutered, Girded, loaded, heavily armed, in battle formation.

v.

defended (verb)
fortified.
deputized (verb)
assigned, nominated, appointed, deputized, Substituted, Delegated.

Other synonyms:

arms, armament, armorer, brandish, detonation. ammunition, defuse, duel, artillery, armory, arsenal, deploy. draw. assault. arm. Other relevant words:
arms, ammo, one-armed, brushlike, thistlelike, skillful, armory, militarised, assault, weaponed, protected, capable, bristled, brachiate, fortified, well-armed, briary, armlike, in arms, clawed, thorny, bristlelike, accomplished, ammunition, experienced, arm, accoutered, light-armed, barbellate, burry, gifted, militarized, briery, equipped, armoury, deploy, artillery, burred, barbed, detonation, good, transliterate, able, outfitted, bristly, defuse, arsenal, fitted out, loaded, prickly, brandish, duel, under arms, armament, armorer, armaments, expert, Girded, draw, taloned, spiny.

Usage examples for armed

  1. He was already completely armed and merely saying, 'I am he, ' he followed me to the forest. – Sintram and His Companions by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. Presently she thought she discovered the cause of this in the appearance from the wood of a dozen men armed with guns. – Openings in the Old Trail by Bret Harte
  3. Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to find a burglar, especially as he would be armed to the teeth as likely as not. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit