When two people are wrestling, they are trying to control each other. They are pushing and pulling each other, and sometimes they will fall to the ground.

  • He wrestled her to the ground, and she couldn't get up.

  • They wrestled for a few minutes before he finally won.

Definition of wrestled


To contend, with an opponent, by grappling and attempting to throw, immobilize or otherwise defeat him, depending on the specific rules of the contest


To struggle or strive


To take part in a wrestling match with someone


To move or lift something with difficulty


To throw a calf etc in order to brand it


To fight.

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Example Sentences for wrestled

  • 1

    But the idea for the wrestling moves.

  • 2

    He sometimes wrestled with the miser.

  • 3

    Champion went on to wrestle in the independent circuit.

  • 4

    Hamilton is the son of wrestling legend The Assassin.

  • 5

    The principal sport played by the Serer is the wrestling.

  • 6

    Many times, the competitors climb to the roof and wrestle.

  • 7

    Of special note are the accomplishments of the football and wrestling teams.

  • 8

    He continued to wrestle on the independent circuit and in Japan.

  • 9

    The goal of Nuba wrestling is to slam the opponent to the ground.

  • 10

    The wrestling room is located on the third floor of the complex.