Dictionary Results for tacks


1. tack - noun

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

Hypernym(s): bearing, heading, aim




2. tack - noun

· a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

Hypernym(s): nail




3. tack - noun

· gear for a horse

Synonym(s): stable_gear, saddlery

Hypernym(s): gear, paraphernalia, appurtenance




4. tack - noun

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

Synonym(s): sheet, mainsheet, weather_sheet, shroud

Hypernym(s): line




5. tack - noun

· (nautical) the act of changing tack

Synonym(s): tacking

Hypernym(s): change_of_course




6. tack - noun

· sailing a zigzag course

Hypernym(s): sailing




7. tack - verb

· fasten with tacks; "tack the notice on the board"

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure




8. tack - verb

· turn into the wind; "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"

Synonym(s): wear_round

Hypernym(s): sail




9. tack - verb

· create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"

Synonym(s): assemble, piece, put_together, set_up, tack_together

Hypernym(s): join, make, create




10. tack - verb

· sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"

Synonym(s): baste

Hypernym(s): sew, run_up, sew_together, stitch




11. tack - verb

· fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace"

Synonym(s): append, tag_on, tack_on, hang_on

Hypernym(s): attach




12. tack - verb

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

Synonym(s): interchange, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop

Hypernym(s): change_by_reversal, turn, reverse





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