Meaning of “tackle” - Learner’s Dictionary

tackle

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈtækl/
DEAL WITH

B2 to try to deal with a problem:

new ways to tackle crime
SPEAK TO UK

to speak to someone about something bad that they have done:

I decided to tackle him about his absences.
BALL

B2 to try to get the ball from someone in a game such as football

(Definition of “tackle verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)