Synonyms for tack

Synonyms for (noun) tack

Synonyms: tack

Definition: sailing a zigzag course

Similar words: sailing

Definition: riding in a sailboat


Synonyms: tack, tacking

Definition: (nautical) the act of changing tack

Similar words: change of course

Definition: a change in the direction that you are moving


Synonyms: tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, sheet, shroud

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

Similar words: line

Definition: something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible

Usage: a washing line


Synonyms: stable gear, saddlery, tack

Definition: gear for a horse

Similar words: paraphernalia, appurtenance, gear

Definition: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.


Synonyms: tack

Definition: a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

Similar words: nail

Definition: a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener


Synonyms: tack

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

Similar words: heading, bearing, aim

Definition: the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

Synonyms for (verb) tack

Synonyms: alternate, switch, tack, interchange, flip, flip-flop

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

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse

Definition: change to the contrary

Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern


Synonyms: tack, tack on, tag on, append, hang on

Definition: fix to; attach

Usage: append a charm to the necklace

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: baste, tack

Definition: sew together loosely, with large stitches

Usage: baste a hem

Similar words: sew, sew together, run up, stitch

Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework


Synonyms: tack

Definition: fasten with tacks

Usage: tack the notice on the board

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: set up, assemble, tack, tack together, put together, piece

Definition: create by putting components or members together

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

Similar words: join, bring together

Definition: cause to become joined or linked

Usage: join these two parts so that they fit together


Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: wear round, tack

Definition: turn into the wind

Usage: The sailors decided to tack the boat; The boat tacked

Similar words: sail

Definition: travel on water propelled by wind

Usage: I love sailing, especially on the open sea; the ship sails on