Definition of 'tack'
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In a keynote speech, she will say that people power has transformed the world and politicians must change tack or lose office. The Sun (2016)I'd like to take a different tack. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Where small and medium-sized companies have an advantage over their larger counterparts is their ability to change tack swiftly when faced with this sort of uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I try a different tack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then one day her career took a different tack. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now they were taking the opposite tack. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Blue will usually tack her sails to put her on starboard as well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are on the wrong tack when they do so. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So it has taken a different tack. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The cynical will say it is just another tack for selling his book. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You may wonder if other nations would have followed the same tack. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This change of tack was long overdue. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Suggest to your daughter and her fiancé that a different tack may help. The Sun (2006)Bridge should have taken a similar tack. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And this one will take a different tack. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rumours were rife of yet another change of tack over plans for two expensive new aircraft carriers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Happy people also appear better able to cope with practical problems because they know when to change tack or give up. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)NS&I then suggested a different tack. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Work up the blind, then tack top edges together. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)So Labour is trying a new tack. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This change of tack with his first romantic Russian role comes as something of a surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Ancient ships generally had but one main square sail, so their ability to tack against the wind was limited. Christianity Today (2000)What was wrong with hard tack, salt beef, a few limes and a barrel of rum? Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: tack VERB
If you tack something to a surface, you pin it there with tacks or drawing pins.
He had tacked this note to her door.
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