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Meaning of "wrestle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WRESTLE

Old English wræstlian; related to Middle Dutch wrastelen (Dutch worstelen), Old Norse rost current, race.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WRESTLE

wrestle  [ˈrɛsəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRESTLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrestle 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 wrestle in English.

WHAT DOES WRESTLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wrestle

Wrestling

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. A wrestling bout is a physical competition, between two competitors or sparring partners, who attempt to gain and maintain a superior position. There are a wide range of styles with varying rules with both traditional historic and modern styles. Wrestling techniques have been incorporated into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand combat systems. The term wrestling is attested in late Old English, as wræstlunge.

Definition of wrestle in the English dictionary

The first definition of wrestle in the dictionary is to fight by holding, throwing, etc, without punching with the closed fist. Other definition of wrestle is to participate in wrestling. Wrestle is also when intr, foll by with or against to fight with.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WRESTLE

PRESENT

Present
I wrestle
you wrestle
he/she/it wrestles
we wrestle
you wrestle
they wrestle
Present continuous
I am wrestling
you are wrestling
he/she/it is wrestling
we are wrestling
you are wrestling
they are wrestling
Present perfect
I have wrestled
you have wrestled
he/she/it has wrestled
we have wrestled
you have wrestled
they have wrestled
Present perfect continuous
I have been wrestling
you have been wrestling
he/she/it has been wrestling
we have been wrestling
you have been wrestling
they have been wrestling
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 wrestled
you wrestled
he/she/it wrestled
we wrestled
you wrestled
they wrestled
Past continuous
I was wrestling
you were wrestling
he/she/it was wrestling
we were wrestling
you were wrestling
they were wrestling
Past perfect
I had wrestled
you had wrestled
he/she/it had wrestled
we had wrestled
you had wrestled
they had wrestled
Past perfect continuous
I had been wrestling
you had been wrestling
he/she/it had been wrestling
we had been wrestling
you had been wrestling
they had been wrestling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you wrestle
we let´s wrestle
you wrestle
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to wrestle
Past participle
wrestled
Present Participle
wrestling
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 WRESTLE


Bessel
ˈbɛsəl
cancel
ˈkænsəl
castle
ˈkɑːsəl
Cecil
ˈsɛsəl
chessel
ˈtʃɛsəl
council
ˈkaʊnsəl
hustle
ˈhʌsəl
muscle
ˈmʌsəl
nestle
ˈnɛsəl
Newcastle
ˈnjuːˌkɑːsəl
outwrestle
ˌaʊtˈrɛsəl
overwrestle
ˌəʊvəˈrɛsəl
parcel
ˈpɑːsəl
pestle
ˈpɛsəl
pixel
ˈpɪksəl
Russell
ˈrʌsəl
TESL
ˈtɛsəl
trestle
ˈtrɛsəl
universal
ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsəl
vessel
ˈvɛsəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRESTLE

wrecking bar
wrecking crane
wreckmaster
Wrekin
wren
wrench
wrencher
wrenchingly
wrest
wrest pin
wrest plank
wrester
wrestler
wrestling
wrestling hold
wrestling match
wretch
wretched
wretchedly
wretchedness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRESTLE

apostle
arm-wrestle
Birtwistle
bouncy castle
bristle
bustle
coals to Newcastle
dog-whistle
Eilean Donan Castle
epistle
forecastle
Leeds Castle
milk thistle
Order of the Thistle
rustle
the Thistle
thistle
tin whistle
whistle
Windsor Castle

Synonyms and antonyms of wrestle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WRESTLE»

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

Translation of «wrestle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRESTLE

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

Translator English - Chinese

试图解决
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lidiar
570 millions of speakers

English

wrestle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुश्ती
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يتصارع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

борются
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

enfrentar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মল্লযুদ্ধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

se débattre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bergelut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ringen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

取り組む
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

> 씨름하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wrestle
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vật lộn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மல்யுத்தம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुस्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

güreşmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

far fronte
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zmagać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

борються
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trântă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πάλη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stoei
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brottas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wrestle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrestle

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRESTLE»

The term «wrestle» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.866 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRESTLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wrestle» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wrestle» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRESTLE»

Discover the use of wrestle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrestle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Let's Wrestle
The third of three books of David Shrigley's addictively strange and entertaining work reveals new truths, anxieties, and amusements.
David Shrigley, 2012
2
Wrestle Radio U. S. A.: Grapplers Speak
A comprehensive collection of unique, exclusive interviews with the biggest names and players in the raucous, controversial world of professional wrestling, Wrestle Radio U.S.A.: Grapplers Speak is both a fascinating oral history and an ...
Ed Symkus, Vinnie Carolan, 2004
3
Wrestle and Win: The Wrestler's Guide to Strength, ...
This book is a comprehensive guide to the in-season and off-season training habits necessary to succeed at the state or national level.
Steve Kimpel, 2013
4
The Men Who Wrestle with God
THE MEN WHO WRESTLE WITH GOD is written in Nigerian setting and reveals what powers and desires can do to man.
Alilu Aminu Kayode, 2011
5
Unscrolled: 54 Writers and Artists Wrestle with the Torah : ...
From the foundational stories of Genesis and Exodus to the legalistic minutiae of Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, Unscrolled is a reinterpreting, a reimagining, a creative and eclectic celebration of the Jewish Bible.
Roger Bennett, 2013
6
Never Wrestle with a Pig and Ninety Other Ideas to Build ...
The founder of the world's most dominant sports marketing firm offers a practical guide to staying afloat in the digital age, arguing that despite the technology, certain rules--such as the face-to-face meeting--still apply in business.
Mark H. McCormack, 2001
7
Don't Wrestle, Just Nestle
Encourages Christians to trust in God's promises and ability to provide the courage and strength needed to face the future unafraid, asserting that obedience to his will brings peace and security
Corrie Ten Boom, 1978
8
To Wrestle With Demons: A Psychiatrist Struggles to ...
To Wrestle With Demons offers a rare glimpse of a psychiatrist's innermost thoughts about how his work affects patients, deeply move him, and reflects the society in which we live.
Keith R. Ablow, 1992
9
La and SUMO Wrestle in Regenerating Axons
Research in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) has made remarkable progress over the past two decades and has shed light on why the central nervous system (CNS) fails to spontaneously regenerate, while the peripheral nervous system (PNS) often shows ...
Erna A. van Niekerk, 2008
10
Sometimes We Dance, Sometimes We Wrestle: Embracing the ...
The book blends supporting research with stories and real-life examples gleaned from 25 years' experience of working and living with adolescents in clinical, educational, and pastoral settings.
Michael Carotta, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRESTLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wrestle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Daniel Bryan says he'll wrestle again, but not sure when
I will wrestle again. But it'll be interesting to see when. On whether he'll be back in 2015: "I don't know. It's kind of in the hands of certain doctors, as far as them ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
2
Liam Finn wrestles with dad Neil in new video
There's a lot of Finn skin being shown in Liam Finn's latest music video Wrestle with Dad. The clip to the final track from 2014 album The Nihilist has been ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jun 15»
3
Bret Hart Says Daniel Bryan Will Never Wrestle Again; Talks Roman …
WWE Hall of Famer Bret "The Hitman" Hart spoke with Sports Illustrated recently and revealed that he doesn't see Daniel Bryan ever wrestling again. «Wrestling Inc., Jun 15»
4
Arrow's Stephen Amell To Reportedly Wrestle Stardust at WWE …
Celebrities and wrestling have been going hand-in-hand for decades, but a recent feud between WWE's Stardust (aka Cody Rhodes) and Arrow's leading man ... «Comicbook.com, May 15»
5
The Future President Will Need To Wrestle With Debt From The Past
Our next president is likely to have some big plans for the future of the country. But he or she will also have to wrestle with some leftover bills from the past. «NPR, May 15»
6
Watch: Two bear cubs wrestle in Yosemite National Park
It doesn't get much cuter than this. Two bear cubs duke it out in the middle of the road at Yosemite National Park in a video posted on May 26 on social media by ... «USA TODAY, May 15»
7
WWE News: Jim Ross On Hulk Hogan Wrestling Again, Says …
“Read where Hulk Hogan said that he was going to wrestle at WM32 in Arlington, Texas. Don't know if that's wishful thinking or something that has been ... «The Inquisitr, May 15»
8
Rory McIlroy Gets Beat in Arm Wrestle by Junior Golfer
While running a junior golf clinic during the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club last weekend, the world No. 1 agreed to arm wrestle 17-year-old junior ... «Golf.com, Apr 15»
9
Shawn Michaels Says WWE Wants Him to Wrestle at WrestleMania …
Shawn Michaels was the special guest on this week's edition of “The Ross Report,” hosted by Jim Ross, and the subject of WWE wanting Michaels to return to ... «Wrestlezone, Apr 15»
10
Wrestle Watch: Lucha Underground; Discuss Tonight's Show: Is …
Welcome to WZ's Wrestle Watch page for tonight's edition of Lucha Underground. In the comment section below, you can discuss tonight's show LIVE with other ... «Wrestlezone, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wrestle [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wrestle>. Jun 2021 ».
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