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Synonyms for tackle

deal with






Synonyms for tackle

things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

to start work on vigorously


Synonyms for tackle

the person who plays that position on a football team

Related Words

gear consisting of ropes etc

(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

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

accept as a challenge

put a harness

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

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A BOY who only discovered he had cancer after a bad football tackle left him in hospital has rang a victory bell to mark a treatment milestone.
Imagine a world where barristers decided the criminal intentions of each football tackle and boxer's punch.
ERIC BLACK played alongside Gordon Strachan long enough to know he has never shirked a football tackle or challenge in his life.
Dylan has Ewings sarcoma - a form of bone cancer that was only discovered when a football tackle left him with a fractured foot that wouldn't heal.
Herrington is of the coaching school that believes speed in the circle is more important than big muscle in the body and Price, while standing at well over six-foot, doesn't come over like an American football tackle.
A FOOTBALL tackle saved a boy's life after a scan revealed he had a tumour in his foot.
Martin Taylor's X-rated lunge on Arsenal's Eduardo on Saturday was dubbed the most shocking football tackle ever.