What is another word for tack?

Pronunciation: [tˈak] (IPA)

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What are the opposite words for tack?

The word "tack" refers to a small nail or pin used to fasten items together. Its antonyms include words like unfasten, loosen, detach, remove, and undo. These words indicate actions that are opposite to "tack." For example, when you unfasten something, you are loosening something that was previously held together by a tack or a similar fastener. Similarly, when you detach something, you are separating it from another object or surface, which might have been held together by a tack. Overall, these antonyms can provide us with a clearer understanding of the concept of "tack" and help us to better comprehend how things come together and fall apart.

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Usage examples for Tack

He could eat raw bacon and hard-tack and go without coffee, when necessary, but to ask women to do so was quite another thing.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Maybe it is-I don't know what you'd call too horrible; I kinda think it wouldn't be what I'd tack those words to.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
Here we cooked our breakfast, not having eaten anything but hard tack for over twenty-four hours.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

Famous quotes with Tack

  • I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
    John Ashbery
  • Politicians trim and tack in their quest for power, but they do so in order to get the wind of votes in their sails.
    Ian Gilmour
  • Let's give the conventions back to the politicians. If we think there's any news, we can tack it on afterward as commentary. But the conventions should be their show, not ours.
    Don Hewitt
  • Richard Okay... seatbelts. Just put the little thing into the big thing and... I tell ya what. If you don't know how to fasten your seatbelt, just raise your hand and I'll have Tommy Boy here come back there and hit you in the head with a tack hammer because you're a RETARD
    Tommy Boy
  • “People fear stone,” Usha said, “because it contains never-life.” “Non-life? You mean, death?” “Nonsense,” she repeated vehemently. “What’s to fear about death? Death is natural. Stone is -life.” Spinel took another tack. “If they fear it, then how come enough Sharers want it so the traders stock shelves full?” “How should I know? Why do Valans drink the toxic waste product of sugar-eating yeast?”
    Joan Slonczewski

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