Definition of “tack sth on” - English Dictionary

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

“tack sth on” in Business English

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tack sth on

phrasal verb with tack uk /tæk/ us verb [ T ]

also tack sth onto sth to add something extra to something:

Tacking a 32% surcharge on these products prices them out of U.S. markets.
He promised that he would tack labour and environmental clauses onto future trade deals.

informal STOCK MARKET to increase by a certain amount:

Wal-Mart tacked on $1.18, or 2.1% and was the Dow's biggest percentage gainer.
The Nasdaq tacked on 11.12 points or 0.81% to 1391.74.

(Definition of “tack sth on” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)