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Definition of Tackle

Tackle

  1. Apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and pulley blocks; sometimes, the rope and attachments, as distinct from the block.
  2. Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons.
  3. The rigging and apparatus of a ship; also, any purchase where more than one block is used.
  4. To supply with tackle.
  5. To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to tackle a horse into a coach or wagon.
  6. To seize; to lay hold of; to grapple; as, a wrestler tackles his antagonist; a dog tackles the game.
  7. To begin to deal with; as, to tackle the problem.

Tackle Quotations

My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
Lewis Grizzard

For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.
Richard Branson

I didn't go out looking for negative characters; I went out looking for people who have a struggle and a fight to tackle. That's what interests me.
Philip Seymour Hoffman

If we are hungry enough for God, we will find a way into His presence. We should be so hungry for the presence of God that we absolutely will not go out of our house or tackle any kind of project until we have spent some time with Him.
Joyce Meyer
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Tackle Translations

tackle in Dutch is aanpakken, aan komen lopen
tackle in French is attelons, s'avancer, attelez, attelent
tackle in Swedish is tackla, talja

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