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Synonyms for tack

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tackverb

    coming about

  2. tackverb



Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. tacknoun

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

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

  2. tacknoun

    a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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

  3. stable gear, saddlery, tacknoun

    gear for a horse

    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

    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

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

  6. tackverb

    sailing a zigzag course

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

  7. tackverb

    fasten with tacks

    "tack the notice on the board"

    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"

    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"

    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"

    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"

    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)

    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 Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. tackverb

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

  2. tackverb

    nail (with tacks)

  3. tackverb

    (Naut.) put about, change the course of

  4. tackverb

    (Naut.) go about, tack ship

  5. tacknoun

    small nail

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "tack":

    tactic, razor

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  1. Stephen Colbert:

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Element Pointe Dominguez:

    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.

  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,’.

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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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