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Definitions of wrestle

  1. To strive by grappling; to throw another down by tripping up his heels and twitching him off his centre; to struggle; to strive; to contend. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To contend, by grappling with, and striving to trip or throw down, an opponent; as, they wrestled skillfully. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Hence, to struggle; to strive earnestly; to contend. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To wrestle with; to seek to throw down as in wrestling. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To contend, by grappling with and trying to throw another; to grapple; to struggle; to strive earnestly; as, to wrestle with a problem. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To contend by grappling and trying to throw the other down: to struggle. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To contend by grappling and struggling; strive. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To contend or grapple, as opponents striving each to bring the other to the ground. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (esp. when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort."; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace." Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force; "He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. engage in a wrestling match; "The children wrestled in the garden" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To contend with in wrestling. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To contend by tugging and twisting each other about; to struggle; to contend with. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. A struggle between two persons to see which will throw the other down; a bout at wrestling; a wrestling match; a struggle. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The act of one who grapples with and tries to throw another; a struggle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Wrestler. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A bout at wrestling: a struggle between two to throw each other down. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. An act of wrestling. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. The act of wrestling. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for wrestle

  1. The two men composing most of us at the outset of actual life began their deadly wrestle within him, both having become awakened. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. No two men take a thing just alike, and very few can sit down quietly when they have lost a fall in life's wrestle and say: " Well, here I am, beaten no doubt this time. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
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