Dictionary Results for tacking

1. tacking - noun

· a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

Synonym(s): baste, basting, basting_stitch

Hypernym(s): sewing_stitch, embroidery_stitch

2. tacking - noun

· (nautical) the act of changing tack

Synonym(s): tack

Hypernym(s): change_of_course

3. tack - verb

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

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure

4. tack - verb

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

Synonym(s): wear_round

Hypernym(s): sail

5. 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

6. tack - verb

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

Synonym(s): baste

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

7. tack - verb

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

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

Hypernym(s): attach

8. 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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