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Synonyms for tackle
ˈtæk əl; for 2-4 ˈteɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tackle(noun)

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

  2. tackle(noun)

    (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

    "it takes a big man to play tackle"

    Synonyms:
    altoist, alto saxophonist

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

    gear used in fishing

    Synonyms:
    porcelain clay, terra alba, kaoline, china stone, pipeclay, china clay, kaolin

  4. rigging, tackle(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    economise, preserve, husband, keep up, maintain, economize

    Antonyms:
    squander, waste, blow

  5. tackle(noun)

    the person who plays that position on a football team

    "the right tackle is a straight A student"

    Synonyms:
    matai, miro, black pine

  6. tackle(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    saphenous nerve, nervus saphenus

  7. harness, tackle(verb)

    put a harness

    "harness the horse"

    Synonyms:
    seed corn, seed grain

  8. undertake, tackle, take on(verb)

    accept as a challenge

    "I'll tackle this difficult task"

    Synonyms:
    speak of the devil

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tackle(n)

    Synonyms:
    gear, implements, equipment, rigging, apparatus

How to pronounce tackle?

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How to use tackle in a sentence?

  1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    I would like to see in a presidential candidate is one that has a coherent worldview and logic from which all these policy proposals are coming forward, i think Sen. Sanders has that. I also think Sen. Warren has that. I also want to see us centering( on) working people in the United States to stem income inequality( and) tackle climate change.

  2. Jason Lewis ':

    You can be bought off for that ? i mean, boy, that's the, all the other issues : the Hispanic problem, social issues, class warfare, you know, we can figure out a way to tackle those. This one, if you're that far down the road and you say you're a human being, I've got my suspicions. You're not, you're without a brain. You have no, you have no cognitive function whatsoever. If that's all it takes to buy you off.

  3. Prince Charles:

    Some of us were saying 20-something years ago that if we didn't tackle these issues, you would see ever-greater conflict over scarce resources and ever greater difficulties over drought, and the accumulating effect of climate change which means that people have to move.

  4. Chief Executive Joe Kaeser:

    But in a temporary crisis, there's no question: we will get through it together. And when the crisis is over, and things are picking up again, we'll tackle it together.

  5. Jeff Abramson:

    The Biden administration will face extreme budget pressures to tackle issues from the pandemic, to green energy investments, to domestic and social justice priorities that would impact on traditional defense spending, within the first days of The Biden administration, it will also be clear if he will take a new approach on arms sales issues.

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Translations for tackle

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  • عربيArabic
  • справям сеBulgarian
  • placar, placatge, entradaCatalan, Valencian
  • takling, talje, tacklingDanish
  • Tackling, der Flaschenzug, in Angriff nehmenGerman
  • αντιμετωπίζωGreek
  • aparejo, afrontar, abordar, emprender, tacleada, taclear, equipoSpanish
  • برخورد باPersian
  • 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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