Synonyms and Antonyms for tackle | Synonym.com

Synonyms and Antonyms for tackle

1. tackle (v.)

accept as a challenge

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2. tackle (n.)

the person who plays that position on a football team

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3. tackle (v.)

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

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4. tackle (n.)

gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails

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6. tackle (v.)

put a harness

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7. tackle (n.)

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

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8. tackle (n.)

(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

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