What does tactical mean?

Definitions for tacticalˈtæk tɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tactical(adj)

    of or pertaining to tactic or tactics

    "a tactical error"

Wiktionary

  1. tactical(Adjective)

    of, or relating to tactics

  2. tactical(Adjective)

    of, or relating to military operations that are smaller or more local than strategic ones

  3. tactical(Adjective)

    adroit, skilful or ingenious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tactical(adj)

    of or pertaining to the art of military and naval tactics

Freebase

  1. Tactical

    A process on the tactical level includes activities that are performed on a short term plan. Such a process aims at managing processes on the operational level.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tactical in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tactical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack.

  2. Fred Burton:

    Usually attacks go forward and are carried out due to a lack of human intelligence or a lack of tactical analysis … and that was the failure point in pretty much every terror attack I investigated.

  3. American Vonn:

    I’m so happy to celebrate my 64th victory. It was not an easy race, as we saw with so many girls going out. There were lots of bumps. I had to ski aggressive and tactical at the same time, i was at my limits just like yesterday only this time it paid off. I was lucky.

  4. Raheel Sharif:

    For now, the U.S. is acting on the Pakistani promise that if the Pakistan army's enemies are eliminated, Pakistan will help reconcile the Afghan Taliban, the spike in attacks against al Qaeda does mean closer U.S.-Pakistan tactics. But it's tactical moves, not a deeper strategic shift ... Overall trust is still low.

  5. Tim Collins:

    The effect of the ambulance-chasing lawyers and the play-it-safe judges is that we have got to the point where we have lost our operational capability to do tactical questioning. That in itself brings risks to the lives of the people we deploy, these insurgents are not nice people. These are criminals. They behead people ; they keep sex slaves. They are not normal people.

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