What does wrestling mean?

Definitions for wrestling
ˈrɛs lɪŋwrestling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrestle, wrestling, grapple, grappling, hand-to-hand strugglenoun

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

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

  2. wrestling, rassling, grapplingnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. wrestlingnoun

    A sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points.

  2. wrestlingnoun

    A professional tumbling act that emulates the sport of wrestling. Also called "professional wrestling". It is distinguished from sport wrestling -- which has strict internationally recognized rules and is conducted on a mat -- by being scripted, rehearsed, conducted in a boxing ring rather than on a mat, and programmed as entertainment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrestling

    of Wrestle

Freebase

  1. Wrestling

    Wrestling is a form of 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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Wrestling

    A sport consisting of hand-to-hand combat between two unarmed contestants seeking to pin or press each other's shoulders to the ground.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrestling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrestling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of wrestling in a Sentence

  1. Anita McBride:

    Establishing a university was a commitment to Higher Education but also a recognition of the talent in the country. The Anita McBride government wanted to educate them in their country. The US government took wrestling with OMB and USAID to get it funded, but The US government got done, mrs. Bush's presiding over The US government was essentially underscoring that education was important to the overall focus of rebuilding of Afghanistan.

  2. Dave McCormick:

    I'm Dave McCormick, i've been fighting my whole life from wrestling in this gym to one just like it at West Point. I fought for freedom in Iraq and American capitalism, not socialism. And now I'm running for the US Senate to fight the woke mob, hijacking America's future.

  3. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing, in so far as it stands ready against the accidental and the unforeseen, and is not apt to fall.

  4. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    The good news is our party actually has ideas. Our party actually has solutions. (The Republican Party) does not, and I think we're hurting ourselves if we try to limit debate, what is this? The World Wrestling Federation? This is the Democratic Party, and we need to have a democratic debate about the solutions that will actually serve America's families.

  5. Parlow Cone:

    I was just a very quiet, shy kid, and growing up with two brothers, it was a very physical childhood and brothers were just wrestling all the time, so I was used to that.

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