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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)

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Zayne Hayes tacked on 13 points, while Will Sanders scored 12 points and Will Gibbs tacked on 11 points.
Last year a rider tacked on to the Department of Health and Human Services appropriations bill by Rep.
For the nursing home with more money to spend, a combination shelf-desk unit is ideal to display items that can't be tacked to the board.
Summer Sanders finished with five points, while Essence Sanders tacked on three points and Madeline Rider tossed in a free throw.
"Consumers ought to be the focus and the ones to decide whether two marks create a similar enough commercial impression to be 'tacked,'" Kelly added.
2 : to attach or join loosely or quickly <At the end of the report, she tacked on her own complaints.>
In Gallatin County's loss to Vienna, Audrey Jackson had 22 points for the Hawks, while Morgan Russell finished with four points and Gracie Sauls tacked on three points.