- The definition of a tactic is a skillful way of doing something or making something happen.
An example of a tactic is the use of spreadsheets for organizing.
Biol. of, showing, or characteristic of taxis
Origin of tacticModern Latin tacticus ; from Classical Greek taktikos: see tactics
- a detail or branch of tactics
Origin of tacticModern Latin tactica ; from Classical Greek taktikē (technē), (art) of arranging: see tactics
of arrangement or system
A plan or action for achieving a goal; a maneuver.
Origin of tacticFrench tactique, tactics, from Greek taktika; see tactics.
(comparative more tactic, superlative most tactic)