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Tackle (IPA: /ˈtækəɫ/)


Tackle (n.)

Apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and pulley blocks; sometimes, the rope and attachments, as distinct from the block.

Tackle (n.)

Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons.

Tackle (n.)

The rigging and apparatus of a ship; also, any purchase where more than one block is used.

Tackle (n.)

To supply with tackle.

Tackle (n.)

To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to tackle a horse into a coach or wagon.

Tackle (n.)

To seize; to lay hold of; to grapple; as, a wrestler tackles his antagonist; a dog tackles the game.

Tackle (n.)

To begin to deal with; as, to tackle the problem.

Tackle

Playing position in American and Canadian football

Tackle Synonyms

Fishing Rig, Fishing Tackle, Rig, Fishing Gear

Tackle Synonyms

Rigging

Tackle Synonyms

Harness

Tackle Synonyms

Take On, Undertake

Tackle Rhymes


Cackle, Crackel, Crackle, Grackle, Hackel, Hackl, Hackle, Jackal, Jackel, Jakel, Kachel, Mackall, Mackel, Racal, Rachal, Shackle, Tackle, Yackel, Yakel

Unshackle


Spanish Translation

Tackle in Spanish is Entrada

Tagalog Translation

Tackle in Tagalog is Kagamitan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All art preserves mysteries which aesthetic philosophers tackle in vain." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Let's get mad, bad and crazy, 'toads! Use the turbo-cables to tackle that chasm!" - Battletoads

Example Sentence (Quote)

"No problem exists in isolation, one must first reduce it to its basic components, then tackle each component in turn." - John le Carré


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