Definitions for

Overview of noun wrestle

The noun wrestle has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. wrestle, wrestling, grapple, grappling, hand-to-hand struggle

(the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully")

Overview of verb wrestle

The verb wrestle has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) wrestle

(combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force; "He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority")

2. (1) wrestle

(engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate; "I wrestled with this decision for years")

3. writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist

(to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace")

4. wrestle

(engage in a wrestling match; "The children wrestled in the garden") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices