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tacking

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Noun tacking has 2 senses
  1. baste, basting, tacking - loose temporary stitches
    --1 is a kind of stitch
  2. tack, tacking - (nautical) the act of changing tack
    --2 is a kind of change of course
    Derived form: verb tack2
Verb tack has 6 senses
  1. tack - fasten with tacks; "tack the notice on the board"
    --1 is one way to
    fasten, fix, secure
    Derived forms: noun tack2, noun tacker3, noun tacker1, noun tacker2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. tack, wear round - turn into the wind; "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"
    --2 is one way to sail
    Derived forms: noun tack4, noun tack1, noun tacking2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  3. assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together - make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"
    --3 is a kind of join, bring together; make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. baste, tack - sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"
    --4 is one way to sew, run up, sew together, stitch
    Derived form: noun tacker2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  5. append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang on - fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace"
    --5 is one way to attach
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  6. interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop - reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
    --6 is one way to change by reversal, turn, reverse
    Derived form: noun tack5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
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