Grapple synonyms

grăp'əl
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A firm hold; control; possession
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To try to throw or immobilize another person, especially by gripping with the hands.
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To touch a person or thing
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To attract and hold (a faculty or organ of sense). [from 17th c.]
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To be caught by a hook
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To put an end to; to conclude; to complete; to finish; to consummate.
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To draw into; involve:
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The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
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A pincer, as of a lobster or crab, used for grasping.
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To struggle or exert one's self to obtain or retain possession of, or to defend.
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The definition of grope is to feel around with your hands, to search your mind for an answer you can't quite come up with or to fondle someone for sexual purposes.
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To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass:
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(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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To relieve of care or suffering:
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To fasten with or as with a clasp
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To close tightly:
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Clutch is defined as to grasp or hold tightly.
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(Informal) To get or take quickly
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To help or assist, particularly in an emotional sense.
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To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
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To struggle or fight in rough confusion
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To have a tussle.
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(Historical) The main tower of a castle or fortress, located within the castle walls. (According to keep, the word comes "from the Middle English term kype, meaning basket or cask, and was a term applied to the shell keep at Guînes, said to resemble a barrel".)
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(Intransitive, with ‘with’) To overlap (with), as in a schedule.
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A sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points.
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the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
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(Music) An amphitheater, especially an outdoor amphitheater; the semi-circular acoustic backdrop behind and above the performers.
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A small anchor with three or more flukes, especially one used for anchoring a small vessel.
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Agent noun of grapple; one who grapples.
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A type of hook attached to a line and designed to be thrown at a target (e.g. rigging of an enemy ship) for the purpose of catching hold of it.
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To join (one thing to another); attach; connect
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To come into the company of.
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(--- Sports) To engage in a boxing match.
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A thing to hold or hold on by
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(Gerund of grapple) An act in which something is grappled or grappled with
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(Nautical) A metal hook, attached to the end of a line, used to hold two ships together.
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To cope is to successfully manage something difficult or challenging.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To subsist; to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level.
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(Intransitive) To represent; to make (something) appear to be true. [from 17th c.]
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(Informal) To use for one's purpose something worn, defective, or intended for another purpose.
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(Baseball) To pitch.
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Manage is defined as to succeed despite difficulties or to control, influence or take charge.
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