tack

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Synonyms for tack

Synonyms for tack

a method used in dealing with something

an often sudden change or departure, as in a trend

Synonyms for tack

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

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a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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

(nautical) the act of changing tack

sailing a zigzag course

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turn into the wind

sew together loosely, with large stitches

fix to

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