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Synonyms for tackleˈtæk əl; for 2-4 ˈteɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tackle(noun)

    the person who plays that position on a football team

    "the right tackle is a straight A student"

    Synonyms:
    fishing tackle, fishing gear, rigging, fishing rig, rig

  2. rigging, tackle(noun)

    gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails

    Synonyms:
    tackle, fishing gear, rig, rigging, fishing rig, fishing tackle

  3. fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig(noun)

    gear used in fishing

    Synonyms:
    outfit, trucking rig, turnout, swindle, semi, articulated lorry, getup, carriage, fishing gear, trailer truck, fishing tackle, tackle, tractor trailer, fishing rig, cheat, rig, equipage, rigging

  4. tackle(noun)

    (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

    "it takes a big man to play tackle"

    Synonyms:
    fishing tackle, fishing gear, rigging, fishing rig, rig

  5. tackle(verb)

    (American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground

    Synonyms:
    fishing tackle, fishing gear, rigging, fishing rig, rig

  6. undertake, tackle, take on(verb)

    accept as a challenge

    "I'll tackle this difficult task"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, admit, meet, adopt, play, accept, encounter, take on, acquire, undertake, assume, guarantee, tackle, take in charge, harness, set about, contract, take, take over

  7. harness, tackle(verb)

    put a harness

    "harness the horse"

    Synonyms:
    rein in, rule, undertake, harness, take on, draw rein, rein, tackle

  8. tackle(verb)

    seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball

    Synonyms:
    take on, undertake, harness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tackle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pulley

  2. tackle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    equipment, gear, rigging, tackling, furniture

  3. tackle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Local and Colloquial.] harness

  4. tackle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    attack, seize, lay hold of, seize upon


Translations for tackle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عربيArabic
  • справям сеBulgarian
  • placar, placatge, entradaCatalan, Valencian
  • takling, talje, tacklingDanish
  • Tackling, der Flaschenzug, in Angriff nehmenGerman
  • αντιμετωπίζωGreek
  • aparejo, afrontar, abordar, emprender, tacleada, taclear, equipoSpanish
  • taklata, hyökkäävä linjamies, puolustava linjamies, onkivehkeet, taklaus, taljasto, torjuaFinnish
  • takkling, takklaFaroese
  • combattre, plaquer, plaquage, affronter, tacler, tacleFrench
  • szerelésHungarian
  • placcaggio, scivolata, affrontare, contrastare, tackleItalian
  • להתמודד עםHebrew
  • aanpakkenDutch
  • zmagać się, radzić sobie, stawiać czołaPolish
  • derrubarPortuguese
  • таль, бороться, преодолевать, снастиRussian
  • pribor za pecanje, latiti se, ribarski pribor, prionutiSerbo-Croatian
  • talja, tackla, tacklingSwedish
  • ele almakTurkish
  • 滑車Chinese

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