Tactic definition

tăktĭk
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A plan or action for achieving a goal; a maneuver.
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(biol.) Of, showing, or characteristic of taxis.
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A detail or branch of tactics.
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Of arrangement or system.
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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.

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(chemistry) Describing a polymer whose repeat units are identical.
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(dated) Tactical; of or relating to the art of military and naval tactics.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tactic
Plural:
tactics

Origin of tactic

  • French tactique tactics from Greek taktika tactics

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition