|1.||[ verb ] fasten with tacks|
"tack the notice on the board"
|Related terms:||fasten thumbtack append baster|
|2.||[ verb ] (nautical,transportation) turn into the wind|
"The sailors decided to tack the boat" "The boat tacked"
|Related terms:||sail boat navigation|
|3.||[ verb ] (nautical,transportation) turn away from the wind|
"The sailors decided it was time to wear ship"
|Related terms:||sail navigation|
|4.||[ noun ] gear for a horse|
|Related terms:||gear harness bit caparison martingale hame cinch saddle_blanket headgear yoke saddle|
|5.||[ noun ] a short nail with a sharp point and a large head|
|Related terms:||nail tintack thumbtack carpet_tack|
|6.||[ noun ] (nautical) the act of changing tack|
|Related terms:||change_of_course seafaring|
|7.||[ noun ] (transportation) the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails|
|8.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10970|
|9.||[ verb ] reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)|
|Synonyms:||switch alternate flip flip-flop interchange|
|Related terms:||change_by_reversal reversal|
|10.||[ verb ] sew together loosely, with large stitches|
"baste a hem"
|Related terms:||sew baster|
|11.||[ verb ] fix to; attach|
|Synonyms:||hang_on tack_on tag_on append|
"append a charm to the necklace"
|Related terms:||attach subjoin appendage|
|12.||[ verb ] make by putting pieces together|
|Synonyms:||assemble set_up put_together tack_together piece|
"She pieced a quilt" "He tacked together some verses"
|Related terms:||disassemble make join reassemble rig_up jumble confect compound configure hookup|
|13.||[ noun ] (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind|
|Synonyms:||mainsheet weather_sheet shroud sheet|
|Related terms:||line futtock_shroud ship seafaring|
|14.||[ noun ] (nautical,transportation) sailing a zigzag course|