1A supply or quantity of bullets and shells.‘guns, ammunition, and explosives’
bullets, shells, projectiles, missiles, rounds, shot, slugs, cartridges, rockets, bombs, storesView synonyms
- ‘an ammunition dump’
- 1.1Considerations that can be used to support one's case in debate.
arguments, considerations, points, pointers, material, information, evidence, testimony, facts, data, inputView synonyms
- ‘these figures provide ammunition to the argument for more resources’
Late 16th century from obsolete French amunition, alteration (by wrong division) of la munition ‘the munition’ (see munition).
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