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Meaning of "wrangle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WRANGLE

From Low German wrangeln; related to Norwegian vrangla.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WRANGLE

wrangle  [ˈræŋɡəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRANGLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrangle is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb wrangle in English.

WHAT DOES WRANGLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wrangle

Wrangle or similar can mean:- ▪ Wrangle, Lincolnshire, a village in Lincolnshire, England. ▪ As an intransitive verb, to bicker, or argue angrily and noisily. ▪ As a transitive verb, to herd horses or other livestock. ▪ Wrangel Island, a Russian island in the Arctic Ocean.

Definition of wrangle in the English dictionary

The first definition of wrangle in the dictionary is to argue, esp noisily or angrily. Other definition of wrangle is to encourage, persuade, or obtain by argument. Wrangle is also to herd.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WRANGLE

PRESENT

Present
I wrangle
you wrangle
he/she/it wrangles
we wrangle
you wrangle
they wrangle
Present continuous
I am wrangling
you are wrangling
he/she/it is wrangling
we are wrangling
you are wrangling
they are wrangling
Present perfect
I have wrangled
you have wrangled
he/she/it has wrangled
we have wrangled
you have wrangled
they have wrangled
Present perfect continuous
I have been wrangling
you have been wrangling
he/she/it has been wrangling
we have been wrangling
you have been wrangling
they have been wrangling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I wrangled
you wrangled
he/she/it wrangled
we wrangled
you wrangled
they wrangled
Past continuous
I was wrangling
you were wrangling
he/she/it was wrangling
we were wrangling
you were wrangling
they were wrangling
Past perfect
I had wrangled
you had wrangled
he/she/it had wrangled
we had wrangled
you had wrangled
they had wrangled
Past perfect continuous
I had been wrangling
you had been wrangling
he/she/it had been wrangling
we had been wrangling
you had been wrangling
they had been wrangling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will wrangle
you will wrangle
he/she/it will wrangle
we will wrangle
you will wrangle
they will wrangle
Future continuous
I will be wrangling
you will be wrangling
he/she/it will be wrangling
we will be wrangling
you will be wrangling
they will be wrangling
Future perfect
I will have wrangled
you will have wrangled
he/she/it will have wrangled
we will have wrangled
you will have wrangled
they will have wrangled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been wrangling
you will have been wrangling
he/she/it will have been wrangling
we will have been wrangling
you will have been wrangling
they will have been wrangling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would wrangle
you would wrangle
he/she/it would wrangle
we would wrangle
you would wrangle
they would wrangle
Conditional continuous
I would be wrangling
you would be wrangling
he/she/it would be wrangling
we would be wrangling
you would be wrangling
they would be wrangling
Conditional perfect
I would have wrangle
you would have wrangle
he/she/it would have wrangle
we would have wrangle
you would have wrangle
they would have wrangle
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been wrangling
you would have been wrangling
he/she/it would have been wrangling
we would have been wrangling
you would have been wrangling
they would have been wrangling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you wrangle
we let´s wrangle
you wrangle
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to wrangle
Past participle
wrangled
Present Participle
wrangling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRANGLE


angle
ˈæŋɡəl
bangle
ˈbæŋɡəl
brangle
ˈbræŋɡəl
dangle
ˈdæŋɡəl
disembrangle
ˌdɪsɪmˈbræŋɡəl
disentangle
ˌdɪsɪnˈtæŋɡəl
embrangle
ɪmˈbræŋɡəl
mangel
ˈmæŋɡəl
mangle
ˈmæŋɡəl
pentangle
ˈpɛnˌtæŋɡəl
quadrangle
ˈkwɒdˌræŋɡəl
rectangle
ˈrɛkˌtæŋɡəl
spangle
ˈspæŋɡəl
sprangle
ˈspræŋɡəl
strangle
ˈstræŋɡəl
tangle
ˈtæŋɡəl
trangle
ˈtræŋɡəl
triangle
ˈtraɪˌæŋɡəl
untangle
ʌnˈtæŋɡəl
Wrangell
ˈræŋɡəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRANGLE

wrack
wrackful
WRAF
wraith
wraithlike
Wran
wrang
Wrangel Island
Wrangell
Wrangell Mountains
wrangler
wranglership
wranglesome
wrangling
WRANS
wrap
wrap party
wrap up
wrap-up
wraparound

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRANGLE

acute angle
Bermuda Triangle
central angle
critical angle
dihedral angle
entangle
fangle
golden triangle
love triangle
oblique angle
Pascal´s triangle
position angle
right angle
right-angled triangle
round angle
single
solid angle
the Golden Triangle
visual angle
wangle
warning triangle

Synonyms and antonyms of wrangle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WRANGLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wrangle» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wrangle

Translation of «wrangle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRANGLE

Find out the translation of wrangle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wrangle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wrangle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

争吵
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

discutir
570 millions of speakers

English

wrangle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लड़ाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مشاحنة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перепалка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

brigar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঝগড়া করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

se disputer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bertengkar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

rangeln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

論争している
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

언쟁을 벌이다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wrangle
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

học sinh đậu hạng nhứt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சச்சரவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भांडण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tartışmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

litigare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kłótnia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перепалка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ceartă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λογομαχία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gekibbel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wrangle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

krangle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrangle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRANGLE»

The term «wrangle» is regularly used and occupies the 72.764 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRANGLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wrangle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRANGLE»

Discover the use of wrangle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrangle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
How To Wrangle a Woman
Talent wrangler Kerri Klein is assigned to keep an eye on the perpetually troublemaking Brooklyn York, but upon immediately finding each other attractive, they struggle with the pressure to keep their relationship strictly professional.
Susan X. Meagher, 2012
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Grab More Market Share: How to Wrangle Business Away from ...
Using real-world examples from household name companies, this book arms you with actionable advice to help you: Identify trends hiding in plain sight by listening to the chatter on TV, online, andat dinner parties for signals that the ...
Ross Shafer, 2011
3
The Upamona Gold Claim Wrangle
The. Upamona. Gold. Claim. Wrangle. Copyright ©2010 Oscar William Case All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced by any means, graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping or by ...
Oscar William Case, 2010
4
The Quod Wrangle, a Farce in One Act
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Down Oliphant 1885-1917, 2013
5
The history and antiquities of Boston, and the villages of ...
There is evidence of the importance of Wrangle in the fourteenth century, in the fact, that when Edward III. raised his navy for the invasion of France in 1359, this village was one of the eighty-two places in the kingdom which were assessed to  ...
Pishey Thompson, 1856
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The American Heritage Guide to Contemporary Usage and Style
The verbs wrangle and wangle sound similar and are sometimes confused. Wrangle means "to quarrel noisily or angrily," as well as "to herd horses or other livestock." Thus people wrangle with one another or with the IRS or some other ...
Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005
7
Settlement and Society
... 151 wodefother, 209, 212 wood, 182 woodreeves, 214 woods, 129, 164, 174, 189, 192, 193 wool, 182, 224, 237, 238 Worcester, Florence of, continuator of, 129, 130 work-services, incidence of, 207-13 commutation of, 207 Wrangle, 71, 75, ...
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The History and Antiquities of Boston, and the Villages of ...
There is evidence of the importance of Wrangle in the fourteenth century, in the fact, that when Edward III. raised his navy for the invasion of France in 1359, this village was one of the eighty-two places in the kingdom which were assessed to  ...
Pishey Thompson, 1856
9
Slater's, late Pigot & co., royal national and commercial ...
LEAKE, LEVERTON, WRANGLE, BENNINGTON, FRISKNEY AND NEIGHBORHOODS. is a parish, in the wapentake of Skirbcck and parts of Holland— the i ¡11.il'' , Inconsiderable ami straggling, is 8 mile» N.E. from Boston .The church is ...
Isaac Slater, 1852
10
Riders of the Purple Sage
He espied Wrangle at the lower end of the cove and approached him in a perfectly natural manner. When he got near enough, Wrangle evidently recognized him, but was too wild to stand. He ran up the glade and on into the narrow lane ...
Zane Grey, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRANGLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wrangle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mnangagwa sucked into church wrangle
HARARE – The family of Aaron Mhukuta-Gomo, the leader of the Johane Masowe Vadzidzi VaJesu, has appealed for the intervention of police ... «Nehanda Radio, Aug 15»
2
China's Baidu Tries to Wrangle Edge Over Rivals
Such heavy expenditures are seen by Baidu as necessary to wrangle an edge over the competition. In the space of connecting online users with offline services, ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
3
Driver critically injured in crash that closed Del. 1
The driver was critically injured when his truck crashed and spilled gravel at about 2:30 p.m. Monday, closing Del. 1 in the Wrangle Hill area of Bear, just north of ... «The News Journal, Jul 15»
4
Deutsche Bank in legal wrangle over Argentine bond issue
The wrangle is the latest in a long series of disputes stemming from Argentina's $100bn default in 2001. More than 92 per cent of bondholders accepted haircuts ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
5
US, Portugal Wrangle Over Fate of US Base in Azores
WASHINGTON—U.S. and Portuguese negotiators met on Tuesday to grapple over the future of the American military base in the Azores, with the Pentagon ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
6
It's hard to wrangle hippos that have escaped from the zoo
People try to wrangle a hippopotamus that escaped from the zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia after heavy flooding on Sunday. AP. APTOPIX Georgia Flooding. AP. «New York Post, Jun 15»
7
Red Sox Wrap: Wade Miley, Sox Wrangle Rangers 4-3 In Return To …
Mike Napoli and David Ortiz each went deep, and Wade Miley impressed again on the mound as Boston knocked off the Texas Rangers 4-3 at Fenway Park. «NESN.com, May 15»
8
Label Your Emotions to Better Wrangle Them in Your Head
We all have emotional reactions that we know aren't rational or productive. That doesn't stop them from interrupting our lives. To keep them under control, given ... «Lifehacker, May 15»
9
Gmail Update Will Wrangle All Your Accounts Into One Inbox
In a long-overdue universal inbox move, you can use the Gmail app for Android as a single hub for nearly all your webmail accounts. You could do this already ... «Wired, Apr 15»
10
Sawmill magnate seeking Supreme Court hearing for divorce wrangle
A Rotorua sawmilling magnate - whose $28 million divorce wrangle has big implications for trusts - is trying to take the case to the Supreme Court. Mark Clayton ... «New Zealand Herald, Mar 15»

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