Synonyms for Grapples:

v.

grips (verb)
Grasps, holds, clasps, clutches, keeps, Grips, seizes, adheres, embraces, Has, retains.

Usage examples for grapples

  1. But the relentless enemy beats at the gates; he bursts in; then Life springs to the rescue, and again grapples with her adversary. – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  2. A rapid dash might bring them to grapples – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White