English word disarm comes from Anglo-Norman desarmer.
Disarm detailed word origin explanation
|desarmer || Anglo-Norman (xno) || |
|desarmen || Middle English (enm) || |
|disarm || English (eng) ||(intransitive) To lay down arms; to stand down.. (intransitive) To reduce one's own military forces.. (transitive) To deprive of the means or the disposition to harm; to render harmless or innocuous. (transitive) To deprive of weapons; to deprive of the means of attack or defense; to render defenseless.. (transitive) To disable the security systems on. |