Synonyms of tack in English:

tack


See definition of tack

noun

1‘tacks held the carpet to the floor’

SYNONYMS

pin, drawing pin, nail, tin tack, staple, spike, rivet, stud

North American thumb tack

2‘the brig bowled past on the opposite tack’

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heading, bearing, direction, course, track, path, line

3‘he changed tack and began to play in a different style’

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approach, way, method, process

policy, procedure, technique, tactic, plan, strategy, stratagem, programme, line of attack

course of action, line of action, path, line, angle, direction, course


verb

1‘a photo was tacked to the wall’

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pin, nail, staple, fix, fasten, attach, secure, affix, put up, put down

2‘when the dress was roughly tacked together she tried it on’

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stitch, baste, sew, bind, hem

3‘the yachts tacked back and forth across the lake’

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change course, change direction, change heading

swerve, zigzag

veer away, veer off

go about, come about, beat, sail into the wind

4‘he answered, but she had tacked and was already following a different line of questioning’

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alter one's approach, change course, change direction, do a U-turn, change one's mind, change one's attitude, have a change of heart

British do an about-turn

5‘there are some poems tacked on at the end of the book’

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attach, add, append, join, tag, annex