tack

Synonyms and related words:
MO, aberrancy, aberration, about ship, affix, algorithm, alter, alteration, ameliorate, annex, append, approach, articulate, attach, attack, azimuth, back and fill, back band, backstrap, baste, batten, batten down, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, bear away, bear off, bear to starboard, bearing, bearing rein, beat, beat about, bellyband, bend, bias, bind, bit, blinders, blinds, bolt, bottom out, box off, branch off, branching off, braze, break, breeching, bridle, bring about, bring round, buckle, butt, button, cant, cant round, caparison, cast, cast about, cavesson, cement, change, change course, change the bearing, change the heading, checker, checkrein, cheekpiece, chinband, chop, chop and change, cinch, circuitousness, clasp, cleat, clip, collar, combine, come about, come around, come round, compass bearing, compass direction, cordage, cording, corner, couple, course, crook, crownband, crupper, curb, curve, declination, deflection, degenerate, depart from, departure, deteriorate, detour, deviance, deviancy, deviate, deviation, deviousness, digress, digression, direction, discursion, divagate, divagation, divaricate, divarication, diverge, divergence, diversify, diversion, dogleg, double, double a point, dovetail, drift, drifting, equipage, equipment, errantry, excursion, excursus, exorbitation, fashion, fasten, fastening, fetch about, fittings, fix, flop, form, gag swivel, gear, girth, glue, go about, guise, gybe, hackamore, hairpin, halter, hames, hametugs, harness, hasp, haul around, headgear, heading, headstall, heave round, heel, hinge, hip straps, hitch, hook, improve, indirection, jam, jaquima, jerk line, jibe, jibe all standing, join, joint, kit, latch, lee side, line, line of action, lines, lock, magnetic bearing, manner, manner of working, martingale, means, meliorate, method, methodology, miss stays, miter, mitigate, mode, mode of operation, mode of procedure, modulate, modus operandi, mortise, mutate, nail, noseband, obliquity, order, outfit, paste, path, peg, pererration, pin, ply, pole strap, practice, procedure, proceeding, process, put about, put back, rabbet, rambling, reins, relative bearing, revive, ribbons, rig, rigging, rivet, ropework, roping, round a point, routine, saddle, saddlery, scarf, screw, secure, sew, shaft tug, sheer, shift, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, side check, skew, skewer, slant, slew, snaffle, snap, solder, staple, stick, stitch, straying, style, surcingle, sweep, swerve, swerving, swing round, swing the stern, swinging, system, tack on, tackle, tag on, take a turn, tangent, technique, the drill, the how, the way of, throw about, thumbtack, tie, toggle, tone, trappings, trend, true bearing, tug, turn, turn aside, turn back, turn into, turn the corner, turning, twist, undergo a change, unite, variation, vary, vector, veer, veer off, wandering, warp, way, wear, wear ship, weather side, wedge, weld, wind, winker braces, wise, worsen, yaw, yoke, zigzag, zipper|

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  • Tack — Tack, n. [OE. tak, takke, a fastening; akin to D. tak a branch, twig, G. zacke a twig, prong, spike, Dan. takke a tack, spike; cf. also Sw. tagg prickle, point, Icel. t[=a]g a willow twig, Ir. taca a peg, nail, fastening, Gael. tacaid, Armor. &… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tack — may refer to:* Tack , a type of cut nail, used in upholstery, shoe making and saddle manufacture * Horse tack, harness and equipment to allow horse back riding * Tack (sewing) (also baste or pin ), quick, temporary stitching intended to be… …   Wikipedia

  • Tack — ist der Name von Alfred Tack (1898–1970), deutscher Politiker (SPD) Anita Tack (* 1951), deutsche Politikerin (Die Linke) Conrad Tack (1844 1919), Unternehmer und Mitbegründer Conrad Tack u. Cie Fritz Tack (* 1942), deutscher Politiker (Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tack — Tack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tacked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tacking}.] [Cf. OD. tacken to touch, take, seize, fix, akin to E. take. See {Tack} a small nail.] 1. To fasten or attach. In hopes of getting some commendam tacked to their sees. Swift. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tack — vt: to combine (a use, possession, or period of time) with that of another esp. in order to satisfy the statutory time period for acquiring title to or a prescriptive easement in the property of a third party successive adverse users in privity… …   Law dictionary

  • tack|y — tack|y1 «TAK ee», adjective, tack|i|er, tack|i|est. very sticky or gummy; adhesive: »A tacky disk surface permits changing the abrasives (Science News Letter). ╂[< …   Useful english dictionary

  • tack — Ⅰ. tack [1] ► NOUN 1) a small, sharp broad headed nail. 2) N. Amer. a drawing pin. 3) a long stitch used to fasten fabrics together temporarily. 4) a course of action. 5) Sailing an act of tacking. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • Tack — Tack, v. i. (Naut.) To change the direction of a vessel by shifting the position of the helm and sails; also (as said of a vessel), to have her direction changed through the shifting of the helm and sails. See {Tack}, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tack — [tak] n. [ME takke < MDu tacke, twig, point, akin to Ger zacke < ? IE base * dek , to tear > TAIL1] 1. a short nail or pin, with a narrow shaft that is not tapered and a relatively large, flat head 2. a) the act of fastening, esp. in a… …   English World dictionary

  • Tack — Tack, n. [From an old or dialectal form of F. tache. See {Techy}.] 1. A stain; a tache. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. L. tactus.] A peculiar flavor or taint; as, a musty tack. [Obs. or Colloq.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tack — [n1] course of movement aim, alteration, approach, bearing, bend, deflection, deviation, digression, direction, double, echelon, heading, line, method, oblique course, path, plan, point of sail, procedure, set, shift, siding, sidling, sweep,… …   New thesaurus

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