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KK Pronunciation

〔 tæk 〕


〔 tæk 〕

Overview of noun tack

The noun tack has 6 senses

  • tack -- (the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails)

  • tack -- (a short nail with a sharp point and a large head)

  • stable gear, saddlery, tack -- (gear for a horse)

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

  • tack, tacking -- ((nautical) the act of changing tack)

  • tack -- (sailing a zigzag course)

Overview of verb tack

The verb tack has 6 senses

  • tack -- (fasten with tacks; "tack the notice on the board")

  • tack, wear round -- (turn into the wind; "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked")

  • assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together -- (create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee")

  • baste, tack -- (sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem")

  • append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang on -- (fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace")

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