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Meaning & Definition of Tackle in English

English

Tackle

/tækəl/

noun

1. The person who plays that position on a football team

  • "The right tackle is a straight a student"
    synonym:
  • tackle

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

    synonym:
  • rigging
  • ,
  • tackle

3. Gear used in fishing

    synonym:
  • fishing gear
  • ,
  • tackle
  • ,
  • fishing tackle
  • ,
  • fishing rig
  • ,
  • rig

4. (american football) a position on the line of scrimmage

  • "It takes a big man to play tackle"
    synonym:
  • tackle

5. (american football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground

    synonym:
  • tackle

verb

1. Accept as a challenge

  • "I'll tackle this difficult task"
    synonym:
  • undertake
  • ,
  • tackle
  • ,
  • take on

2. Put a harness

  • "Harness the horse"
    synonym:
  • harness
  • ,
  • tackle

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

    synonym:
  • tackle

Examples of using

New laws are being introduced to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence on the streets.
New laws are being introduced to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence on the streets.
To begin with, we must tackle the problem.