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Synonyms for tacktæk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tack(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    sheet, tacking, saddlery, stable gear, shroud, weather sheet, mainsheet

  2. tack(noun)

    a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

    Synonyms:
    sheet, tacking, saddlery, stable gear, shroud, weather sheet, mainsheet

  3. stable gear, saddlery, tack(noun)

    gear for a horse

    Synonyms:
    saddlery, weather sheet, tacking, tack, stable gear, shroud, mainsheet, sheet

  4. sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    plane, bed sheet, weather sheet, canvas, pall, sheet, flat solid, tack, winding-sheet, sheet of paper, sail, canvass, shroud, tabloid, winding-clothes, saddlery, mainsheet, stable gear, cerement, piece of paper, rag, tacking

  5. tack, tacking(noun)

    (nautical) the act of changing tack

    Synonyms:
    saddlery, basting, weather sheet, tacking, basting stitch, tack, baste, stable gear, shroud, mainsheet, sheet

  6. tack(verb)

    sailing a zigzag course

    Synonyms:
    sheet, tacking, saddlery, stable gear, shroud, weather sheet, mainsheet

  7. tack(verb)

    fasten with tacks

    Synonyms:
    switch, append, tack together, hang on, tag on, flip, assemble, wear round, baste, set up, put together, flip-flop, tack on, alternate, interchange, piece

  8. tack, wear round(verb)

    turn into the wind

    Synonyms:
    tack together, hang on, assemble, interchange, put together, set up, tack, tag on, switch, append, flip-flop, tack on, flip, baste, piece, alternate, wear round

  9. assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together(verb)

    create by putting components or members together

    Synonyms:
    tack on, tack together, wear round, put together, found, prepare, foregather, instal, piece, tack, hang on, fix, establish, put in, pick, gear up, put up, meet, frame, entrap, alternate, switch, baste, arrange, tag on, set up, forgather, get together, order, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, flip-flop, append, ready, nibble, interchange, put, effect, flip, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, set, gather, rig, patch

  10. baste, tack(verb)

    sew together loosely, with large stitches

    Synonyms:
    tack together, hang on, assemble, interchange, put together, set up, tack, alternate, batter, clobber, tag on, append, flip-flop, tack on, flip, baste, piece, switch, wear round

  11. append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang on(verb)

    fix to; attach

    Synonyms:
    tack together, hang on, assemble, interchange, supply, put together, hang in, set up, tack, alternate, persist, add, tag on, affix, append, flip-flop, supplement, tack on, flip, baste, piece, switch, hold on, hold the line, add on, persevere, wear round

  12. interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    tack together, put together, flip over, swop, transpose, exchange, piece, flip, append, hang on, tack on, twitch, flick, understudy, tack, thumb, change, alternate, switch, counterchange, throw, leaf, pitch, trade, sky, riffle, riff, flip out, switch over, baste, wear round, substitute, toss, flip-flop, change over, set up, shift, turn over, jump, swap, replace, assemble, take turns, tag on, interchange

Wiktionary

  1. tack(verb)

    Synonyms:
    coming about

  2. tack(verb)

    Synonyms:
    change

    Antonyms:
    wear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tack(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten (slightly), attach, append, affix, tag

  2. tack(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    nail (with tacks)

  3. tack(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) put about, change the course of

  4. tack(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) go about, tack ship

  5. tack(n.)

    Synonyms:
    small nail

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

tactic, razor


Translations for tack

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • křižováníCzech
  • Wende, heften, wendenGerman
  • πρόκαGreek
  • agregar, curso de accion, sujetar, voltejear, rumbo, con, curso, tachuela, añadirSpanish
  • میخPersian
  • nupi, venda, valjaat, kylkiäinen, suunta, luovi, vastakäännös, etukulma, tahmeus, liittää, valjastaa, kursia, halssikulma, satuloida, tehdä, harsinta, satulointi, halssi, vendata, harsia, kurssiFinnish
  • harnais, louvoyer, harnachement, virement lof pour lofFrench
  • מכלבHebrew
  • Korean
  • fooschenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • pine, whakaripiMāori
  • overstag gaanDutch
  • намётка, клёпка, клейкость, кнопка, прикреплять, курс, гвоздик, лавировать, галс, стежок, липкостьRussian
  • nubba, kurs, nubbSwedish
  • atelêye, haerna, atelêyes, haernas, haernaxhmintWalloon

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