Meaning 1 ►▼
A tackle (noun) is a defensive player on an American football team; the tackle tries to bring down players on the opposite team. To tackle is the verb. ...
The Philadelphia Eagle defensive lineman tackled the quarterback as he was trying to throw the football.
Meaning 2 ►▼
to vigorously work on a project
"Let's get the report done. Will you please tackle the statistics needed for the report!"