Tacks Meaning

There are 12 meaning(s) for word Tacks

Tacks Meaning 1 : gear for a horse

    Synonyms : saddlery,  stable gear
Tacks Meaning 2 : reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

    Synonyms : alternate,  flip,  flip-flop,  interchange,  switch
Tacks Meaning 3 : turn into the wind

    Example : The sailors decided to tack the boat,The boat tacked

    Synonyms : wear round
Tacks Meaning 4 : (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

    Synonyms : mainsheet,  sheet,  shroud,  weather sheet
Tacks Meaning 5 : (nautical) the act of changing tack

    Synonyms : tacking
Tacks Meaning 6 : create by putting components or members together

    Example : He tacked together some verses

    Synonyms : assemble,  piece,  put together,  set up,  tack together
Tacks Meaning 7 : sew together loosely, with large stitches

    Synonyms : baste
Tacks Meaning 8 : fix to; attach

    Synonyms : append,  hang on,  tack on,  tag on
Tacks Meaning 9 : a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

Tacks Meaning 10 : fasten with tacks

    Example : tack the notice on the board

Tacks Meaning 11 : sailing a zigzag course

Tacks Meaning 12 : the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails

How to Pronounce Tacks

  • tæk