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tackle

noun

1 tackle

The person who plays that position on a football team.



2 tackle

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

synonym: rigging.

Roget 45: vinculum, link; connective, connection; junction etc. 43; bond of union, copula, hyphen, intermedium; bracket; bridge, stepping-stone, ... show more

Roget 633: machinery, mechanism, engineering.    instrument, organ, tool, implement, utensil, machine, engine, lathe, gin, mill; air engine, ... show more

Polish: osprzęt, otaklowanie, takielunek

3 tackle

Gear used in fishing.

synonyms: fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, rig.

Dutch: stek, tuig, vistuig, want

4 tackle

American football A position on the line of scrimmage.

5 tackle

American football Grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground.

verb

1 tackle

Accept as a challenge:
— I'll tackle this difficult task.

synonyms: take on, undertake.

Roget 676: undertake; engage in, embark in; launch into, plunge into; volunteer; apprentice oneself to; engage etc. (promise) 768; contract etc. 769; ... show more

Roget 693: direct, manage, govern, conduct; order, prescribe, cut out work for; bead, lead; lead the way, show the way; take the lead, lead on; regulate, ... show more

2 tackle

Put a harness.

synonym: harness.

Dutch: bespannen

3 tackle

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


Moby thesaurus: accept, accouterments, amateur athlete, apparatus, appliances, appointments, approach, appurtenances, archer, armament, assume, athlete, attack, attempt, attend to, back band, backstrap, bag and baggage, baggage, ballplayer ... show more.

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