Tackle Meaning and Definition


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Tackle meaning

Word: Tackle

How to pronounce: tækl

Noun

Definitions:

1. The equipment required for a task or sport.

Example sentences: "Fishing tackle"

2. A mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, hooks, or other things for lifting heavy objects.

Example sentences: "They pumped out water and used ropes and tackle to lift and pull pieces of the aircraft apart to conduct a search for hazardous components."

3. (in soccer and other games) an act of taking the ball, or attempting to take the ball, from an opponent.

Example sentences: "He was only prevented from scoring by a fine tackle"

4. A player who lines up inside the end along the line of scrimmage.

Example sentences: "The team is serious about drafting a right offensive tackle in the early rounds."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Make determined efforts to deal with (a problem or difficult task)

Example sentences: "Police have launched an initiative to tackle rising crime"


Synonyms:

solve

resolve

rigging

ropes

outfit

fight

gear

rig

harness

undertake

overcome


Derivations:

tackling

tackled


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Tackle in Other Languages...

Spanish: Abordar

German: Angehen

French: Attaquer

Italian: Affrontare

Turkish: çözmek


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