Definitions for tacticsˈtæk tɪks
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(used with a sing. v.) the science or art of deploying military or naval forces and maneuvering them in battle.
(used with a pl. v.) the maneuvers themselves.
(used with a pl. v.) any maneuvers for gaining advantage.
Origin of tactics:
1620–30; < Gk taktikḗ
the branch of military science dealing with detailed maneuvers to achieve objectives set by strategy
tactic, tactics, maneuver, manoeuvre(noun)
a plan for attaining a particular goal
The military science that deals with achieving the objectives set by strategy.
Manoeuvres used against an enemy.
The employment and ordered arrangement of forces in relation to each other.
the science and art of disposing military and naval forces in order for battle, and performing military and naval evolutions. It is divided into grand tactics, or the tactics of battles, and elementary tactics, or the tactics of instruction
hence, any system or method of procedure
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
The employment and ordered arrangement of forces in relation to each other. See also procedures; techniques. (CJCSI 5120.02)
Translations for tactics
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(sometimes in singular) the art of arranging troops, warships etc during a battle, in order to win or gain an advantage over one's opponents
They planned their tactics for the election/game/meeting.
- تَكْتيكات حَرْبِيَّهArabic
- táticaPortuguese (BR)
- die TaktikGerman
- رزم آرایی؛ ترفندFarsi
- युक्ति, रणनीतिHindi
- taktika, postupanje po planuCroatian
- رزم آرایی؛ ترفندPersian
- جګړه پوهنه ،جنګ پوهنه تاكنيك، تدبير، مانورهPashto
- taktika, postupSlovak
- taktik, stratejiTurkish
- 策略，戰術，兵法Chinese (Trad.)
- تدبير، جنگي چالUrdu
- chiến thuậtVietnamese
- 策略，战术，兵法Chinese (Simp.)
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