Synonyms for tackle

Synonyms for (noun) tackle

Synonyms: tackle

Definition: (American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground

Similar words: football play

Definition: (American football) a play by the offensive team


Synonyms: tackle

Definition: (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

Usage: it takes a big man to play tackle

Similar words: lineman

Definition: (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage


Synonyms: fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, rig, tackle

Definition: gear used in fishing

Similar words: paraphernalia, appurtenance, gear

Definition: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.


Synonyms: rigging, tackle

Definition: gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails

Similar words: paraphernalia, appurtenance, gear

Definition: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.


Synonyms: tackle

Definition: the person who plays that position on a football team

Usage: the right tackle is a straight A student

Similar words: lineman

Definition: one of the players on the line of scrimmage

Synonyms for (verb) tackle

Synonyms: tackle

Definition: seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball

Similar words: aggress, attack

Definition: take the initiative and go on the offensive

Usage: The Serbs attacked the village at night; The visiting team started to attack


Synonyms: harness, tackle

Definition: put a harness

Usage: harness the horse

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: tackle, take on, undertake

Definition: accept as a challenge

Usage: I'll tackle this difficult task

Similar words: face, face up, confront

Definition: deal with (something unpleasant) head on

Usage: You must confront your problems; He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes