Textual thesaurus for "grapple"

(noun) grappling, hand-to-hand struggle, wrestle, wrestling

the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

they had a fierce wrestle; we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully

(noun) clamshell

a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam

(noun) grapnel, grappler, grappling hook, grappling iron

a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope

(verb) grip

to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

the two men grappled with each other for several minutes

(verb) deal, contend, cope, make do, make out, manage, get by

come to terms with

We got by on just a gallon of gas; They made do on half a loaf of bread every day