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Noun
The equipment required for a task or sport
“A shortage of cutting tools and tackle seem to be holding them up.”
Noun
An act of seizing and attempting to stop a player in possession of the ball
“Healy put in a superb crunching tackle in the first few minutes that set the tone for the evening.”
Noun
A mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, hooks, or other things for lifting heavy objects
“Lifting tackle can take up scenery and properties weighing a ton through a trap door in the roof to the second floor, 25 feet above.”
Verb
To start work on energetically
“A network of experts is being set up across the country to tackle bullying in schools.”
Verb
Jump on and grab
“He was stabbed in the chest after he tackled a masked intruder.”
Verb
“He said he would defend anyone's right to tackle another person on a issue but nobody was entitled to act the way that he had.”
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