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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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How to say tackle in sign language?

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How to use tackle in a sentence?

  1. Xavier Becerra:

    The Trump Administration’s assault on clean car standards risks our ability to protect our children’s health, tackle climate change, and save hardworking Americans money, we’re ready to file suit if needed to protect these critical standards and to fight the Administration’s war on our environment. California didn’t become the sixth-largest economy in the world by spectating.

  2. Kate Brown:

    This is truly the bellwether for climate change on the West Coast, and this is a wake-up call for all of us that we have got to do everything in our power to tackle climate change.

  3. Andreas Simic:

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  4. Patrick Gore:

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  5. Robert Redfield:

    We've all done the best that we can do to tackle this virus.


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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