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  • verbmake an effort
  • verbjump on and grab

synonyms for tackled

  • accept
  • begin
  • deal with
  • engage in
  • take up
  • try
  • undertake
  • work on
  • attack
  • attempt
  • essay
  • launch
  • apply oneself
  • bang away at
  • come to grips with
  • devote oneself to
  • embark upon
  • give a try
  • give a whirl
  • go for it
  • make a run at
  • pitch into
  • set about
  • square off
  • start the ball rolling
  • take a shot at
  • take in hand
  • take on
  • try on for size
  • turn one's hand to
  • turn to
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antonyms for tackled

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  • abstain
  • complete
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • be lazy
  • avoid
  • dodge
  • forget
  • idle
  • neglect
  • neglect
  • idle
  • forget
  • receive
  • help
  • lose
  • fail
  • hold
  • unfasten
  • free
  • offer
  • let go
  • give
  • continue
  • dodge
  • avoid
  • misunderstand
  • protect
  • liberate
  • release
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How to use tackled in a sentence

She said her horse was tackled to the wagon, all ready to start for home, and there was some straw in the bottom of it.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
Then as Craigie dashed up, he sprang out, tackled him about the legs, and the two fell heavily to the ground.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
We got into our oldest clothes when we reached home, I put on rubber boots, and we tackled the pool.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
I took the day off, and devoted the morning to laying a stair carpet, probably the hottest job I ever tackled.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
He's the only one of these fellows I've tackled who didn't tell me a lot of highfalutin rot they wanted put into the article.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Mr. Topham, in the meantime, tackled Mrs. Lacey on certain problems of the Distribution of Wealth, with no happier results.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
She had tackled a job just a little too big for her, so I volunteered to lend a hand, and together we made it go.
THREE LITTLE WOMENGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
You tackled Carmine because he was in the way and you ran into him and put your arms around him to keep from falling on your nose.
LEFT TACKLE THAYERRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Where's the use of a woman's having brains of her own if she's tackled to a geck as everybody's a-laughing at?
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
The search for the out-of-phase external field tubes had to be dropped while the more dangerous flaw was tackled.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TACKLED

  • attempted
  • begun
  • embarked upon
  • initiated
  • launched
  • pushed forward
  • started
  • tackled
  • tried
  • ventured
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