Tack Meaning and Definition


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Tack meaning

Word: Tack

How to pronounce: tæk

Noun

Definitions:

1. A small, sharp broad-headed nail.

Example sentences: "Tacks held the remaining rags of carpet to the floor"

2. A long stitch used to fasten fabrics together temporarily, prior to permanent sewing.

3. A method of dealing with a situation or problem; a course of action or policy.

Example sentences: "As she could not stop him from going she tried another tack and insisted on going with him"

4. An act of changing course by turning a vessel's head into and through the wind, so as to bring the wind on the opposite side.

Example sentences: "Royal Caribbean has recognized that it is heading for this iceberg, and its captains have ordered a sharp tack."

5. A rope for securing the weather clew of a course.

6. The quality of being sticky.

Verb

Definitions:

1. Fasten or fix in place with tacks.

Example sentences: "He used the tool to tack down sheets of fiberboard"

2. Change course by turning a boat's head into and through the wind.

Example sentences: "Their boat was now downwind and they had to tack"

Noun

Definitions:

1. Equipment used in horseback riding, including the saddle and bridle.

Example sentences: "New materials will also be used for tack and horse equipment."

Noun

Definitions:

1. Cheap, shoddy, or tasteless material.


Synonyms:

tackiness

adhesiveness

stud

nail

way

tactics

approach

add

append

mainsheet

sheet

baste

saddlery


Derivations:

tacking

tacked

tacky


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Tack in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tachuela

German: Tack

French: Clouer

Italian: Aderenza

Turkish: Yiyecek


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