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. Margit Tamas:

    The measures tackling the migration crisis were very positive.

  2. Tom Masson:

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

  3. Amos Gilad:

    The Egyptians are tackling the dangerous terrorism called ISIS (Islamic State) in Sinai.

  4. Jim Prentice:

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

  5. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    Later this week, I will set out in parliament our comprehensive strategy for tackling ISIL.

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