Definitions of tack:
  • noun:   sailing a zigzag course
  • noun:   (nautical) the act of changing tack
  • noun:   a short nail with a sharp point and a large head
  • noun:   the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun:   (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  • noun:   gear for a horse
  • verb:   fasten with tacks
    Example: "Tack the notice on the board"
  • verb:   turn into the wind
    Example: "The sailors decided to tack the boat"
  • verb:   reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
  • verb:   sew together loosely, with large stitches
  • verb:   fix to; attach
  • verb:   make by putting pieces together
    Example: "He tacked together some verses"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #10970)

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