the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
a short nail with a sharp point and a large head
stable gear, saddlery, tack(noun)
gear for a horse
sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud(noun)
(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
plane, bed sheet, weather sheet, canvas, pall, sheet, flat solid, winding-sheet, sheet of paper, sail, canvass, shroud, tabloid, winding-clothes, saddlery, mainsheet, stable gear, cerement, piece of paper, rag, tacking
(nautical) the act of changing tack
sailing a zigzag course
fasten with tacks
"tack the notice on the board"
tack, wear round(verb)
turn into the wind
"The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"
assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together(verb)
create by putting components or members together
"She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
tack on, tack together, wear round, put together, found, prepare, foregather, instal, piece, hang on, fix, establish, put in, pick, gear up, put up, meet, frame, entrap, alternate, switch, baste, arrange, tag on, set up, forgather, get together, order, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, flip-flop, append, ready, nibble, interchange, put, effect, flip, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, set, gather, rig, patch
sew together loosely, with large stitches
"baste a hem"
append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang on(verb)
fix to; attach
"append a charm to the necklace"
tack together, hang on, assemble, interchange, supply, put together, hang in, set up, alternate, persist, add, tag on, affix, append, flip-flop, supplement, tack on, flip, baste, piece, switch, hold on, hold the line, add on, persevere, wear round
interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop(verb)
reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
tack together, put together, flip over, swop, transpose, exchange, piece, flip, append, hang on, tack on, twitch, flick, understudy, thumb, change, alternate, switch, counterchange, throw, leaf, pitch, trade, sky, riffle, riff, flip out, switch over, baste, wear round, substitute, toss, flip-flop, change over, set up, shift, turn over, jump, swap, replace, assemble, take turns, tag on, interchange
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How to use tack in a sentence?
That's the good news. The bad news is every single time( Milos Raonic steps) it literally feels like Milos Raonic's stepping on a tack or jellyfish, is the equivalent, milos Raonic is trying to get ready to play the French Open.
There is no question of changing tack, even if adjustments are always possible.
You need a combination of active versus passive investments, the problem with active funds is that you can outperform by picking good stocks. But once you tack on management fees, it's hard to beat a broader market ETF.
The way I was going to approach talking to him about this subject, which I knew he didn’t want to talk about, was people in the movie talk about rumors of sexual impropriety by one of the characters. At like minute 42, one of the characters says ‘can you separate the artist from the rumors about him?’ How would you answer that question? That was going to be my tack.
We hope to be able to convince the president to change tack ... He is being misinformed, he is being misguided by some of his closest advisers.
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- Wende, heften, wendenGerman
- agregar, curso de accion, sujetar, voltejear, rumbo, con, curso, tachuela, añadirSpanish
- nupi, venda, valjaat, kylkiäinen, suunta, luovi, vastakäännös, etukulma, tahmeus, liittää, valjastaa, kursia, halssikulma, satuloida, tehdä, harsinta, satulointi, halssi, vendata, harsia, kurssiFinnish
- harnais, louvoyer, harnachement, virement lof pour lofFrench
- fooschenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- pine, whakaripiMāori
- overstag gaanDutch
- намётка, клёпка, клейкость, кнопка, прикреплять, курс, гвоздик, лавировать, галс, стежок, липкостьRussian
- nubba, kurs, nubbSwedish
- atelêye, haerna, atelêyes, haernas, haernaxhmintWalloon
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