What does strategy mean?

Definitions for strategy
ˈstræt ɪ dʒistrat·e·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scheme, strategynoun

    an elaborate and systematic plan of action

  2. strategynoun

    the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war

Wiktionary

  1. strategynoun

    The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of warfare

  2. strategynoun

    A plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal

  3. strategynoun

    The art of using similar techniques in politics or business

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strategynoun

    the science of military command, or the science of projecting campaigns and directing great military movements; generalship

  2. Strategynoun

    the use of stratagem or artifice

  3. Etymology: [Gr. : cf. F. stratgie. See Stratagem.]

Freebase

  1. Strategy

    Strategy is a high level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty. Strategy is important because the resources available to achieve these goals are usually limited. Strategy is also about attaining and maintaining a position of advantage over adversaries through the successive exploitation of known or emergent possibilities rather than committing to any specific fixed plan designed at the outset. Henry Mintzberg from McGill University defined strategy as "a pattern in a stream of decisions" to contrast with a view of strategy as planning while Max McKeown argues that "strategy is about shaping the future" and is the human attempt to get to "desirable ends with available means".

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. strategy

    A prudent idea or set of ideas for employing the instruments of national power in a synchronized and integrated fashion to achieve theater, national, and/or multinational objectives.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. strategy

    The science of the naval and military combinations which compel movements and battles, or the contrary, but not including the operations of actual battle, which belong to tactics.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. strategy

    Is defined by military writers to be the science of manœuvring an army out of fire of the enemy, as tactics is the art of managing it in battle or under fire. Strategy is the greater science, as including all those vast combinations which lead to the subsequent available displays of tactics.

Editors Contribution

  1. strategy

    A systematic plan of action to achieve a specific vision, goal, purpose, plan or project .

    The business strategy was easy, simple and possible.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strategy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1708

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strategy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1734

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strategy' in Nouns Frequency: #527

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strategy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strategy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of strategy in a Sentence

  1. Jason Rantz:

    They'll just have to deal with it … And I think that this is a strategy from the Democrats that just doesn't work anymore, when you call everyone racist for every single thing that they say and do, then everything is racist, and it no longer means anything. So it doesn't have the sting anymore, and I think Republicans are aware of that. And frankly, they might play into that expectation that they ask a simple question that might just be a little bit tinged with some criticism. And then they're going to get attacked and they'll make that into a strategy to push back against how far left the Democratic Party has become.

  2. Kevin Madden:

    People think they know Trump, but what they're really seeing is a TV character, one effective strategy would be to reveal that, with Trump, it's all an act.

  3. Chief Executive Michael Sabia:

    In this context, the quality of the assets in our portfolio allowed us to deliver solid results, confirming the soundness of our strategy. While not immunizing our portfolio against market movements, our strategy makes it more resilient in turbulent times.

  4. Sonja Wild:

    This is surprising, as dolphins and other toothed whales tend to follow a' do-as-mother-does' strategy for learning foraging behavior.

  5. Graham MacGregor:

    Our study shows this strategy could have a profound impact on reducing energy intake from sugar-sweetened beverages and could therefore lower the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes in the long term.

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