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tactical

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tactical

  1. suitable for bringing about a desired result under the circumstances <made the tactical move of becoming friendly with the journalism teacher, hoping that this would get him appointed editor of the school newspaper> Synonyms advisable, desirable, judicious, politic, prudent, expedient, wiseRelated Words advantageous, beneficial, profitable; useful, utilitarian; feasible, possible, practicable, practical; opportune, seasonable, timely; opportunistic, self-seekingNear Antonyms impractical, profitless, unfeasible, unprofitable; inopportune, unseasonable, untimelyAntonyms impolitic, imprudent, inadvisable, inexpedient, injudicious, unwise





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