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Noun
A course of action or a policy
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“Given that nothing has worked, perhaps it's time we tried a different tack.”
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A small, sharp broad-headed nail
“The hammer may be very small, but the actual tack itself is very sharp.”
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A boat's course relative to the direction of the wind
“The ship continued on her southeasterly tack.”
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A set of straps and fittings by which a horse or other draught animal is fastened to a cart, plough, etc. and is controlled by its driver
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Edible food or substances
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A general trajectory in which someone or something is developing or trending
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Leader of institution
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Art, objects, or design considered to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, but sometimes appreciated in an ironic or knowing way
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A curve in a road, river, path, or racing circuit
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A natural talent or inclination
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Verb
To fasten or fix in place with tacks
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“Just tack them to the back of the frame, or glue them on with a hot glue gun.”
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(tack on) To add or append something to something already existing
“In honor of the patriotic holiday, she decided to tack on bands of red ribbon around the collar and cuffs of the blouse.”
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To fasten (pieces of cloth) together temporarily with long stitches
“If you think it may get sloppy and peek out, you can easily tack it to the shirt body on the front.”
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To make a series of changes of course while sailing
“In high winds, boats do not tend to lie head to wind, but rather tack back and forth.”
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Change direction suddenly
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To fasten or cause to adhere to something
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Move smoothly and rapidly or in a stately or confident manner
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To join so as to form a longer or larger whole
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To move or cause to move into a position of contact with something by exerting continuous physical force
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