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1tactic

noun tac·tic \ˈtak-tik\

: an action or method that is planned and used to achieve a particular goal

tactics : the activity or skill of organizing and moving soldiers and equipment in a military battle

Full Definition of TACTIC

1
:  a device for accomplishing an end
2
:  a method of employing forces in combat
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Examples of TACTIC

  1. an effective tactic for solving crimes
  2. We may need to change tactics.
  3. a specialist in naval tactics

Origin of TACTIC

New Latin tactica, from Greek taktikē, from feminine of taktikos
First Known Use: 1640

Rhymes with TACTIC

2tactic

adjective

Definition of TACTIC

:  of or relating to arrangement or order

Origin of TACTIC

New Latin tacticus, from Greek taktikos
First Known Use: 1871
TACTIC Defined for Kids

tactic

noun tac·tic \ˈtak-tik\

Definition of TACTIC for Kids

:  a planned action for some purpose <“All that kid does is cry and he gets his way.” … “If I tried that tactic, my parents would just say, ‘Grow up.’ …” — Pam Zollman, Don't Bug Me!>
Medical Dictionary

tactic

adjective tac·tic \ˈtak-tik\

Medical Definition of TACTIC

1
:  regular in structure of repeating units in a polymer
2
:  of, relating to, or showing biological taxis

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