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  • nouncourse of movement
  • nounshort pin for attaching
  • verbattach

synonyms for tack

  • tangent
  • aim
  • alteration
  • approach
  • bearing
  • bend
  • deflection
  • deviation
  • digression
  • direction
  • double
  • echelon
  • heading
  • line
  • method
  • path
  • plan
  • procedure
  • set
  • shift
  • siding
  • sweep
  • swerve
  • switch
  • tactic
  • turn
  • variation
  • way
  • yaw
  • zigzag
  • oblique course
  • point of sail
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antonyms for tack

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  • stagnation
    • detach
    • let go
    • loosen
    • release
    • unfasten
    • decrease
    • subtract
    • unfix
    • separate
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    How to use tack in a sentence

    A consistent tack for President Trump as he defends his handling of the novel coronavirus and race relations — two issues that are dragging down his reelection chances — is to dodge acknowledging how bad either of them are.
    TRUMP KEEPS DODGING THE CRUX OF MAJOR ISSUES — AND THAT’S SHOWING IN HIS REELECTION PROSPECTSAMBER PHILLIPSSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    But, under a new administration, the government has changed tack.
    UBER AND BOLT ARE SET TO FACE EXPENSIVE RIDE-HAILING REGULATION IN AFRICA’S LARGEST CITYYOMI KAZEEMAUGUST 11, 2020QUARTZ
    It’s not ideal that Republicans are taking this tack, as the right to vote is so important.
    FIVE WAYS TRUMP AND GOP OFFICIALS ARE UNDERMINING THE ELECTION PROCESSPERRY BACON JR. (PERRY.BACON@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 11, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    Now Johnson is on a mission to teach the next generation of teachers how to take a new tack.
    IS SCHOOL OUT FOREVER?DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 9, 2020OZY
    In the weeks after coronavirus clamped the country in a vise of social distancing regulations, many ad sellers tried new tacks to keep their clients engaged.
    ‘THIS IS A RELATIONSHIP BUSINESS’: THE IN-PERSON CLIENT MEETING IS BEGINNING TO MAKE A COMEBACK AMONG PUBLISHERSMAX WILLENSJULY 13, 2020DIGIDAY
    The stratagem worked, because the ships went about from one tack to the other without being seen by the Dutch.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
    Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    The wind being unfavourable, we were obliged, during the night, to tack in the neighbourhood of Dover.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    It was evidently useless to try to get anything more out of the child on that tack.
    THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
    They stood out till they had one and all declared that they could clear it on the next tack; they were all ready to go about.
    THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO TACK

    • add
    • annex
    • append
    • bind
    • fasten
    • glue
    • hitch on
    • join
    • paste
    • put on
    • rivet
    • slap on
    • subjoin
    • tack
    • tack on
    • tag
    • tag on
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