Synonyms for Grapple:
n.brawl, tangle with, duke, square off. close, engage. clench, grab. conflict, tussle, scuffle, touch. •clasp (noun)
get by, grappling, wrestling, grappling iron, clamshell, grappling hook, grip, contend, wrestle, grappler, cope, make do, make out, grapnel, manage, deal, hand-to-hand struggle.
close, fasten, catch, join, hook.
clutch, grasp, seize, fasten, scuffle, clasp, grip, hold, catch, close, contend, engage, cope, hook, tussle.
grasp, adhere, grip, hold, clutch, embrace, clasp, keep, have, seize, retain.
fasten, join, tangle with. square off, brawl, scuffle, grab, clench, tussle. duke. •contend
•Other relevant words:
duke, catch, engage, clamshell, get by, tussle, fasten, hand-to-hand struggle, make out, scuffle, contend, grappling, hook, grab, make do, manage, grapnel, close, wrestle, brawl, grappling hook, wrestling, grappling iron, cope, deal, conflict, grappler, join, clench.
Usage examples for grapple
It was a happy day for Canada when Lord Elgin accepted this gracious offer of his political opponents, who undoubtedly recognized in him the possession of qualities which would enable him successfully, in all probability, to grapple with the perplexing problems which embarrassed public affairs in the province. – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot