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Synonyms for tackle
ˈtæk 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:
    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, 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, 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

  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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tackle(n)

    Synonyms:
    gear, implements, equipment, rigging, apparatus

How to pronounce tackle?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say tackle in sign language?

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How to use tackle in a sentence?

  1. Patricia Gossman:

    Afghanistan's national unity government squandered important opportunities to tackle serious human rights problems, as reforms have slipped, so have essential human rights protections for detainees, women, and the media.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    We have a lot of communities right now in our country where the levels of toxins in the water, including lead, are way above what anybody should tolerate, we have a higher rate of tested lead in people in Cleveland than in Flint. So I'm not satisfied with just doing everything we must do for Flint, I want to tackle this problem across the board.

  3. Bob Bryan:

    We're ultra competitive and the losses still hurt, but it does ease the pain when you walk off the court and see two kids run at you and tackle you right outside the player lounge.

  4. Chief Executive Carlos Brito:

    You have an ocean of opportunity, all these soft drinks, water, juices, energy drinks that today we don't tackle.

  5. Luke Raven:

    China's on the hit list to tackle in the near future.


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
  • 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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