tackle

  • 1 Tackle — Tac kle (?; sometimes improperly pronounced ?, especially by seamen), n. [OE. takel, akin to LG. & D. takel, Dan. takkel, Sw. tackel; perhaps akin to E. taw, v. t., or to take.] 1. Apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 tackle — ● tackle nom masculin (anglais tackle, palan) Agencement du bas d une ligne de pêche. ⇒TACKLE, subst. masc. PÊCHE. Bas d une ligne de pêche constitué par un ensemble de plusieurs hameçons. Il connaissait toutes les empiles, tous les bas de ligne …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Tackle — may refer to:*In football: **Tackle (football move), a play in various forms of football **Offensive tackle, a position in American football **Defensive tackle, a position in American football **Dump tackle, forceful move in rugby of picking up… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 Tackle — Tac kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tackled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tackling}.] [Cf. LG. takeln to equip. See {Tackle}, n.] 1. To supply with tackle. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to tackle a horse into …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 tackle — UK US /ˈtækl/ verb [T] ► to try to deal with something: »The first thing the new government must do is to tackle inflation. »tackle a crisis/question/problem »I felt that the whole subject was too sensitive to tackle. ► to talk to someone about a …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 tackle — [tak′əl; ] for n. 5, naut. [ tā′kəl] n. [ME takel < MDu, pulley, rope, equipment in general, prob. akin to MLowG tacken, to touch, press, ? akin to TAKE] 1. apparatus; equipment; gear [fishing tackle] 2. a rope and pulley block, or a system of …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 tackle — [pr.: tecl] n. (la rugbi) Blocare a adversarului. /cuv. engl. Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX  TÁCKLE s.n. (Sport) Blocarea adversarului (la rugbi etc.). [pron. tecl. / < engl. tackle] …

    Dicționar Român

  • 8 Tackle — bezeichnet: Spielerpositionen im American Football, siehe Offensive Line#Tackle und Defensive Line#Tackle einen Vorgang im American Football und Flag Football, siehe Tackle (American Football) einen ähnlichen Vorgang in den verschiedenen… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 tackle — ac kle n. (Football) 1. An act of tackling[4]; as, brought down by a tackle by a lineman. [PJC] 2. (Football) One of two linemen on a football team, occupying a position between the guard and an end; also, the position played by such a tackle.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 tackle — [n] equipment for activity accouterment, apparatus, appliance, gear, goods, habiliments, hook, impedimenta, implements, line, machinery, materiel, outfit, paraphernalia, rig, rigging, tools, trappings; concept 496 tackle [v1] make an effort… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 tackle — index attack, endeavor, grapple, occupy (engage), ply, strive, try (attempt) …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 tackle — /tækl/, it. /tɛkl/ s. ingl. (propr. azione dell ostacolare ), usato in ital. al masch., invar. (sport.) [nel calcio, contrapposizione tra due giocatori che cercano di sottrarsi vicendevolmente il pallone: vincere il t. ] ▶◀ contrasto …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 13 tackle — /ingl. ˈtækəl/ [vc. ingl., letteralmente «affrontare, trattenere (un avversario)»] s. m. inv. (nel calcio) scontro, lotta, contrasto …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 14 tackle — n *equipment, apparatus, machinery, paraphernalia, outfit, gear, matériel …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15 tackle — ► NOUN 1) the equipment required for a task or sport. 2) a mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, and hooks for lifting heavy objects. 3) the running rigging and pulleys used to work a boat s sails. 4) (in sport) an act of tackling an… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 tackle — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 movement in sports ADJECTIVE ▪ hard, strong ▪ high ▪ Their captain was sent off for a high tackle on Cooper. ▪ bad, crunching …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 tackle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pulley; gear, equipment, apparatus, instruments; luggage. v. t. grasp, grapple with; seize; address, attach; attempt, try, undertake. See undertaking, provision. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Equipment] Syn …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 tackle — [[t]tæ̱k(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ tackles, tackling, tackled 1) VERB If you tackle a difficult problem or task, you deal with it in a very determined or efficient way. [V n] The first reason to tackle these problems is to save children s lives... [V n]… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 tackle — 01. We might as well [tackle] the most difficult problems right now so that we can get them out of the way. 02. The player caught the pass, and then was [tackled] by the defense. 03. The young man was injured in a football game at school when he… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 tackle — I UK [ˈtæk(ə)l] / US verb Word forms tackle : present tense I/you/we/they tackle he/she/it tackles present participle tackling past tense tackled past participle tackled ** 1) a) [transitive] to make an organized and determined attempt to deal… …

    English dictionary


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