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  Definition of tackle
  1. (American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground
  2. a position on the line of scrimmage; "it takes a big man to play tackle"
  3. gear used in fishing
  4. gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship''s masts and sails
  5. the person who plays that position on a football team; "the right tackle is a straight A student"
  6. seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
  7. put a harness; "harness the horse"
  8. accept as a challenge; "I''ll tackle this difficult task"
Similar Words: fishing gear, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig, rigging, harness, undertake, take on

 

Hyponyms: inspan, rise

 

Member Meronyms: football team, eleven

 

Derivational Morphology: rig, set, set up, tackler, harness, braving, confronting, coping with, grappling, tackling

 

 
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