Definition of tactics
1a : the science and art of disposing and maneuvering forces in combatb : the art or skill of employing available means to accomplish an end
2 : a system or mode of procedure
3 : the study of the grammatical relations within a language including morphology and syntax
Origin of tactics
New Latin tactica, plural, from Greek taktika, from neuter plural of taktikos of order, of tactics, fit for arranging, from tassein to arrange, place in battle formation
First Known Use: 1626
TACTICS Defined for Kids
Definition of tactics for Students
1 : the science and art of arranging and moving troops or warships for best use
2 : a system or method for reaching a goal Hint: Tactics can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking.
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