Definition of grapple
- grapple Verb to seize something and hold it firmly
- grapple Verb to ponder and intensely evaluate a problem; normally used with "with".
- grapple Verb to use a grapple
- grapple Verb to wrestle or tussle
- grapple Noun a device consisting of iron claws, attached to the end of a rope, used for grasping and holding an enemy ship prior to boarding; a grapnel or grappling iron
- grapple Noun the act of grappling
- grapple Noun a close hand-to-hand struggle