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Synonyms for tack
tæktack

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Wiktionary

  1. tackverb

    Synonyms:
    coming about

  2. tackverb

    Synonyms:
    change

    Antonyms:
    wear

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tacknoun

    the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails

    Synonyms:
    sheet, tacking, saddlery, stable gear, shroud, weather sheet, mainsheet

  2. tacknoun

    a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

    Synonyms:
    sheet, tacking, saddlery, stable gear, shroud, weather sheet, mainsheet

  3. stable gear, saddlery, tacknoun

    gear for a horse

    Synonyms:
    saddlery, weather sheet, tacking, stable gear, shroud, mainsheet, sheet

  4. sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroudnoun

    (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

    Synonyms:
    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

  5. tack, tackingnoun

    (nautical) the act of changing tack

    Synonyms:
    saddlery, basting, weather sheet, tacking, basting stitch, baste, stable gear, shroud, mainsheet, sheet

  6. tackverb

    sailing a zigzag course

    Synonyms:
    sheet, tacking, saddlery, stable gear, shroud, weather sheet, mainsheet

  7. tackverb

    fasten with tacks

    "tack the notice on the board"

    Synonyms:
    switch, append, tack together, hang on, tag on, flip, assemble, wear round, baste, set up, put together, flip-flop, tack on, alternate, interchange, piece

  8. tack, wear roundverb

    turn into the wind

    "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, hang on, assemble, interchange, put together, set up, tag on, switch, append, flip-flop, tack on, flip, baste, piece, alternate, wear round

  9. assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack togetherverb

    create by putting components or members together

    "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"

    Synonyms:
    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

  10. baste, tackverb

    sew together loosely, with large stitches

    "baste a hem"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, hang on, assemble, interchange, put together, set up, alternate, batter, clobber, tag on, append, flip-flop, tack on, flip, baste, piece, switch, wear round

  11. append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang onverb

    fix to; attach

    "append a charm to the necklace"

    Synonyms:
    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

  12. interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flopverb

    reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

    Synonyms:
    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tackverb

    Synonyms:
    fasten (slightly), attach, append, affix, tag

  2. tackverb

    Synonyms:
    nail (with tacks)

  3. tackverb

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) put about, change the course of

  4. tackverb

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) go about, tack ship

  5. tacknoun

    Synonyms:
    small nail

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tack":

    tactic, razor

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How to use tack in a sentence?

  1. Chet Thompson:

    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.

  2. Austin Nunn:

    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.

  3. Tommy Boy:

    Richard Okay... seatbelts. Just put the little thing into the big thing and... I tell ya what. If you don't know how to fasten your seatbelt, just raise your hand and I'll have Tommy Boy here come back there and hit you in the head with a tack hammer because you're a RETARD

  4. Manuel Valls:

    There is no question of changing tack, even if adjustments are always possible.

  5. Tom Pennington/Getty Images:

    Expected those penalties. Just to show you what I read right before we kick off, what I read was ‘major concern: this group calls a lot of ticky-tack, they call a lot of penalties, and that's gonna be a concern for us today,’.


Translations for tack

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  • křižováníCzech
  • tackDanish
  • heften, Wende, wendenGerman
  • πρόκαGreek
  • añadir, agregar, con, rumbo, tachuela, curso de accion, voltejear, curso, sujetarSpanish
  • میخPersian
  • harsia, liittää, valjastaa, kurssi, kursia, halssikulma, satuloida, tehdä, harsinta, satulointi, halssi, vendata, tahmeus, nupi, venda, valjaat, etukulma, vastakäännös, kylkiäinen, suunta, luoviFinnish
  • virement lof pour lof, harnachement, harnais, louvoyerFrench
  • מכלבHebrew
  • Korean
  • fooschenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • pine, whakaripiMāori
  • overstag gaanDutch
  • клейкость, прикреплять, липкость, курс, намётка, стежок, гвоздик, клёпка, кнопка, галс, лавироватьRussian
  • nubba, nubb, kursSwedish
  • haernaxhmint, haernas, haerna, atelêye, atelêyesWalloon

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