Definition of Tack on
1. Verb. Fix to; attach. "Append a charm to the necklace"
Generic synonyms: Attach
Specialized synonyms: Subjoin
Derivative terms: Appendage
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tack On
Literary usage of Tack on
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"It-sa tack on it, that barrel has" [It)sa tank- on it, ... He-s gotten a tack on it for a good many 'ear" [£e-)z got-nu taak- on it fur u gud men-i ..."
2. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"My own belief is, that the final " e " you tack on to it is an affected abbreviation for the sake of refinement, and that it is, by name and nature, ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year ...Encyclopedias and dictionaries (1888)
"tack on the Irish executive, 376 ; Archbishop Walsh, x, 455 ; land-commission, xii, 336 ; the round table, 336 ; the plan of campaign, 336-338 ; O'Brien ..."