Meaning of “tack” in the English Dictionary

"tack" in English

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uk /tæk/ us /tæk/


uk /tæk/ us /tæk/

(Definition of “tack” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tack" in American English

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tacknoun [ C ]

us /tæk/

tack noun [ C ] (NAIL)

a short, sharp nail with a wide, flat end, or a thumbtack

tack noun [ C ] (WAY OF DEALING)

one of several possible ways of dealing with something:

When this tack didn’t work, I tried another.

to fasten something with tacks:

We tacked up a few decorations for the party.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definition of “tack” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)