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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.
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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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