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tackling

see definition of tackling
  • verbmake an effort
  • verbjump on and grab
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Synonyms for tackling

verb make an effort
  • 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

Antonyms for tackling

  • abstain
  • complete
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • be lazy
  • avoid
  • dodge
  • forget
  • idle
  • neglect
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to tackling

interference

noun. meddling, impedance
  • arrest
  • background
  • backseat driving
  • barging in
  • barring
  • blocking
  • checking
  • choking
  • clashing
  • clogging
  • conflict
  • hampering
  • hindrance
  • intermeddling
  • interposition
  • intervention
  • intrusion
  • meddlesomeness
  • obstruction
  • opposition
  • prying
  • resistance
  • retardation
  • tackling
  • tampering
  • trespassing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.