Nouns (10)

tackle
n. (American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground
tackle
n. (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "it takes a big man to play tackle"
fishing rig, fishing tackle, fishing gear, rig, tackle
n. gear used in fishing
tackle, rigging
n. gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
tackle
n. the person who plays that position on a football team; "the right tackle is a straight A student"

Verbs (10)

tackle
v. seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
take on, tackle, undertake
v. accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task"
tackle, harness
v. put a harness; "harness the horse"
come to grips with, take on, undertake, tackle
v. accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task"

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Fuzzynyms (15)

crane
n. lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis
call, address
v. greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
seize
v. hook by a pull on the line; "strike a fish"
hold
v. take and maintain control over, often by violent means; "The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week"
move, proceed, go
v. follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
embark, venture
v. proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
seek
v. inquire for; "seek directions from a local"
strive, endeavour, endeavor
v. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
continue
v. continue after an interruption; "The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"

Synonyms (2)

get hold of, take
v. get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"

Antonyms (2)

avoid
v. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
unharness
v. remove the harness from; "unharness a horse"

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