Meaning of tackle

Definition of tackle

(noun) the person who plays that position on a football team; "the right tackle is a straight A student"
gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "it takes a big man to play tackle"
(American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground
(verb) accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task"
put a harness; "harness the horse"
seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball

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