retackle

verb

re·​tack·​le (ˌ)rē-ˈta-kəl How to pronounce retackle (audio)
retackled; retackling

transitive verb

: to tackle (something) again
felt ready to retackle the problem

Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of retackle was in 1885

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Cite this Entry

“Retackle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retackle. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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