Textual thesaurus for "tack"

(noun) tacking

(nautical) the act of changing tack

(noun) mainsheet, weather sheet, sheet, shroud

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

(noun) stable gear, saddlery

gear for a horse

(verb) alternate, switch, interchange, flip, flip-flop

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

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

fix to; attach

append a charm to the necklace

(verb) baste

sew together loosely, with large stitches

baste a hem

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

create by putting components or members together

She pieced a quilt; He tacked together some verses; They set up a committee

(verb) wear round

turn into the wind

The sailors decided to tack the boat; The boat tacked