HyperDic: tackle

English > 8 senses of the word tackle:
VERBsocialtackle, undertake, take onaccept as a challenge
contacttackle, harnessput a harness
competitiontackleseize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
NOUNperson tacklethe person who plays that position on a football team
artifacttackle, rigginggear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
artifacttackle, fishing gear, fishing tackle, fishing rig, riggear used in fishing
acttackle(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
acttackle(American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground
tackle > pronunciation
Soundstae'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tackle: 8 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe person who plays that position on a football team.
Example"the right tackle is a straight A student"
BroaderlinemanOne of the players on the line of scrimmage
Verbstackleseize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
English > tackle: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaninggear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails.
Synonymrigging
Broadergear, paraphernalia, appurtenanceequipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
Spanishcordaje, jarcia
Catalancordam, cordatge, eixàrcia
English > tackle: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaninggear used in fishing.
Synonymsfishing gear, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig
Membersbob, bobber, cork, bobfloatA small float usually made of cork
fishhookA sharp barbed hook for catching fish
fishing lineA length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
fishing rod, fishing poleA rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
gaffAn iron hook with a handle
harpoonA spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing
landing netA bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water
reelwinder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle
spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lanceAn implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
spinnerfisherman's lure
PartsgigA cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies
Broadergear, paraphernalia, appurtenanceequipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
Spanishaparejo
English > tackle: 8 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage.
Example"it takes a big man to play tackle"
Member offootball team, elevenA team that plays football
Broaderlineman(American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage
English > tackle: 8 senses > noun 5, act
Meaning(American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground.
CategoryAmerican football, American football gameA game / game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long
Broaderfootball play(American football) a play by the offensive team
Spanishtacleada
Catalanabordar, agafar
Verbstackleseize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
English > tackle: 8 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningAccept as a challenge.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I'll tackle this difficult task"
Synonymsundertake, take on
NarrowerriseExert oneself to meet a challenge
Broaderconfront, face up, faceDeal with (something unpleasant) head on
Spanishabordar, emprender, encarar, placar
Catalanabordar, emprendre, encarar
English > tackle: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningput a harness.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymharness
Categoryanimal husbandryBreeding and caring for farm animals
Narrowerinspanattach a yoke or harness to
BroaderattachCause to be attached
OppositeunharnessRemove the harness from
Spanishenjaezar, poner los arreos
Catalanarrear, guarnir
English > tackle: 8 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningseize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categoryfootball, football gameAny of various games / games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
Broaderattack, aggressTake the initiative and go on the offensive
Spanishabordar, encarar, entrar, hacer una entrada
Catalanabordar, encarar, entrar, fer una entrada
Nounstackle(American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground
tacklethe person who plays that position on a football team
tacklera football player who tackles the ball carrier

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