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Synonyms for tack

Synonyms for (noun) tack

Synonyms: tack Definition: sailing a zigzag course

Similar words: sailing Definition: riding in a sailboat

Synonyms: tack, tacking Definition: (nautical) the act of changing tack

Similar words: change of course Definition: a change in the direction that you are moving

Synonyms: tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, sheet, shroud Definition: (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

Similar words: line Definition: something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible Usage: a washing line

Synonyms: stable gear, saddlery, tack Definition: gear for a horse

Similar words: paraphernalia, appurtenance, gear Definition: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

Synonyms: tack Definition: a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

Similar words: nail Definition: a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

Synonyms: tack Definition: the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails

Similar words: heading, bearing, aim Definition: the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

Synonyms for (verb) tack

Synonyms: alternate, switch, tack, interchange, flip, flip-flop Definition: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse Definition: change to the contrary Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern

Synonyms: tack, tack on, tag on, append, hang on Definition: fix to; attach Usage: append a charm to the necklace

Similar words: attach Definition: cause to be attached

Synonyms: baste, tack Definition: sew together loosely, with large stitches Usage: baste a hem

Similar words: sew, sew together, run up, stitch Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework

Synonyms: tack Definition: fasten with tacks Usage: tack the notice on the board

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure Definition: cause to be firmly attached Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: set up, assemble, tack, tack together, put together, piece Definition: create by putting components or members together Usage: She pieced a quilt; He tacked together some verses; They set up a committee

Similar words: join, bring together Definition: cause to become joined or linked Usage: join these two parts so that they fit together

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: wear round, tack Definition: turn into the wind Usage: The sailors decided to tack the boat; The boat tacked

Similar words: sail Definition: travel on water propelled by wind Usage: I love sailing, especially on the open sea; the ship sails on