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Definition of "tacking" []

  • Loose temporary stitches in dressmaking etc (noun)
  • The act of changing tack (noun)
  • A union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose a claim. (noun)
  • Present participle of tack. (verb)

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Use "tacking" in a sentence
  • "So the question isn't valid and the concern in tacking on "Batman" to the title is superfluous."
  • "So I’ve not been reticent in tacking it in the past – just I find Adam’s ego gets enough stroking and I don’t want to add to that as he seems to like publicity, good or bad."
  • "Senate Republicans, who fear that the lines produced by a commission would make it harder for them to sustain their slender majority in coming years, are plowing ahead with their own maps, floating the idea of tacking on a 63rd seat in Republican-friendly territory."