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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. Grapple (tool), Grapple: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  2. grapple: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  3. Grapple: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. grapple: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  5. grapple: Rhymezone [home, info]
  6. grapple: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  7. grapple: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  8. grapple: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  9. grapple: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  10. grapple: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  11. grapple: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. grapple: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  13. grapple: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  14. grapple: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  15. grapple: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  16. grapple: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. grapple: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  18. grapple: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  19. Grapple, grapple: Wordnik [home, info]
  20. grapple: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  21. grapple: Wiktionary [home, info]
  22. grapple: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  23. grapple: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. grapple: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Grapple, grapple: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  26. grapple (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  27. grapple: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  28. grapple: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  29. Grapple (Transformers), Grapple (construction): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. grapple: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. GRAPPLE: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. grapple: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. GRAPPLE, grapple: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. GRAPPLE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. grapple: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. grapple: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  2. grapple: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  3. grapple: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (grapple)

noun:  a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
noun:  a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
noun:  the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
verb:  to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match ("The two men grappled with each other for several minutes")
verb:  come to terms or deal successfully with

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Phrases that include grapple:   grapple hook, grapple dredger, grapple dredges, grapple fixture, grapple forks, more...

Words similar to grapple:   clamshell, contend, cope, deal, grapnel, grappled, grappler, grappling, grip, manage, wrestle, wrestling, get by, grappling hook, grappling iron, hand-to-hand struggle, make do, make out, more...

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