What does tackling mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Tackling

    of Tackle

  2. Tackling(noun)

    furniture of the masts and yards of a vessel, as cordage, sails, etc

  3. Tackling(noun)

    instruments of action; as, fishing tackling

  4. Tackling(noun)

    the straps and fixures adjusted to an animal, by which he draws a carriage, or the like; harness


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tackling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tackling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Masson:

    Hamlet is the tragedy of tackling a family problem too soon after college.

  2. Jim Prentice:

    Our province needs united leadership and shared purpose in tackling the challenges we face.

  3. London Mayor Boris Johnson:

    We have made real progress in tackling the smartphone theft epidemic that was affecting many major cities just two years ago.

  4. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras:

    The first priority of this government ... is tackling the big wounds of the bailout, tackling the humanitarian crisis just as we promised to do before the elections.

  5. Dirk Engels:

    Endemic countries can play their part, some endemic countries are fast developing, and as they move up the ladder they also have more means to pay for tackling NTDs.

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