Definitions For Grapple


  • The act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
  • A dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
  • A tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
  • To hold and fight with another person
  • To try to solve a problem : to deal with a problem


  • To grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
  • Succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available

Is Grapple a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Grapple is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Grapple in a Sentence

  • Was simply unable to break my opponent's viselike grapple and lost the wrestling match
  • After a grapple with his conscience, he confessed to having an affair
  • Two sumo wrestlers grappling like a pair of mammoth bears
  • A crane grappled the sunken boat and hoisted it above water

Synonyms for Grapple

Antonyms for Grapple

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