Synonyms for tack
- oblique course
- point of sail
Antonyms for tack
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TACK
It is well enough on this tack, but I would have you tell me what I am to do on the other.
We were able to lay past the enemy on this tack, and fairly got to windward of them.
For two days and one night we had it, tack and tack, with her.
She will do this until she manages to get around on one tack or the other.
Archie gained on every tack and come about for the run a full minute afore us.
He fell over a baby carriage, and I gained a tack 'fore he got up.
Josiah was gazing at the yellow sand-cliffs that, on every tack, grew nearer.
And now you're off on the other tack; you're trying to sit on the artist in you that you may develop the woman.
There was not sea-room to wear and bear up on the other tack.
If we make the Hook Light before we tack, I shall say we 're lucky.