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There are 8 meanings of the word Tackling.

Tackling - as a noun

The person who plays offensive or defensive tackle on a football team

Example: "The right tackle is a straight a student"

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Gear used in fishing

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
fishing gearfishing rigfishing tacklerig4

(american football) a position on the line of scrimmage, typically opposite one of the offensive guards

Example: "It takes a big man to play tackle"

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

Tackling - as a verb

Accept as a challenge

Example: "I'll tackle this difficult task"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
take onundertake14
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
confront13face9face up
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Put a harness

Example: "Harness the horse"

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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

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

Example Sentences

"The tackling by the defender was fierce and effective."
"She demonstrated excellent tackling skills during the rugby match."
"His tackling technique needs improvement."
"The coach praised their team's tackling ability."
"The player's tackling was penalized by the referee."
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Word Game Points

Is TACKLING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, tackling is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

TACKLING has a SCRABBLE points total of 15.

Is TACKLING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, tackling is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
TACKLING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 19.

Is TACKLING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, tackling is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
TACKLING has a WORDFEUD points total of 17.

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