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Synonyms for wrestling
ˈrɛs lɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrestle, wrestling, grapple, grappling, hand-to-hand struggle(noun)

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

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

    grappling hook, clamshell, rassling, hand-to-hand struggle, grappling, grapple, wrestle, grappling iron, grappler, grapnel

  2. wrestling, rassling, grappling(noun)

    the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down

    rassling, grappling, hand-to-hand struggle, grapple, wrestle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wrestling(n.)

    struggle, contention

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fight, catch, struggle, grappling

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How to use wrestling in a sentence?

  1. Roddy Piper:

    I was 15 years old when I started wrestling full time and I know what I had to go through to get here.

  2. David Mulvin:

    ' does this thing work ?' And I said' yeah Former Ohio State wrestling coach works for my girlfriend.'.

  3. Roddy Piper:

    I extend my deepest condolences to his family. i was 15 years old when I started wrestling full time and I know what I had to go through to get here.

  4. Samantha Bee:

    We spent the day wrestling with the repercussions of one bad word, when we all should have spent the day incensed that as a nation we are wrenching children from their parents and treating people legally seeking asylum as criminals, if we are OK with that then really, who are we ?

  5. Aram Hamparian:

    The guys were very violent, they knew what they were doing. It wasn't like people wrestling in the street.

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