What does tactic mean?

Definitions for tactic
ˈtæk tɪktac·tic

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word tactic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tactic, tactics, maneuver, manoeuvrenoun

    a plan for attaining a particular goal


  1. tacticnoun

    A manoeuvre, or action calculated to achieve some end.

  2. tacticadjective

    Describing a polymer whose repeat units are identical


  1. tactic

    A tactic is a planned strategy or method designed to achieve a specific goal or objective. It is often part of a larger plan or policy and may involve the deliberate use of resources, decision-making, and actions to reach a desired outcome. Tactics can be applied in various fields such as military operations, sports, business, politics, negotiation, and many others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tacticadjective

    alt. of Tactical

  2. Tacticnoun

    see Tactics


  1. Tactic

    A tactic is a conceptual action implemented as one or more specific tasks. The term is common in business and military usage, as well as in chess, sports, and protests.

Suggested Resources

  1. tactic

    Song lyrics by tactic -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by tactic on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tactic' in Nouns Frequency: #1982

Anagrams for tactic »

  1. tic tac

  2. tic-tac

How to pronounce tactic?

How to say tactic in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tactic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tactic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tactic in a Sentence

  1. Dana Schrad:

    That myth has been around for a long time. And a lot of Democrats and Republicans have fallen for it, tobe honest with you, Joe Biden has actually been fairly supportive of law enforcement and hes done a lot over theyears in different areas supportive oflaw enforcement. So itsunfortunate that he would not know that thats not a [viable] training tactic in law enforcement.

  2. Floyd Ciruli:

    Organized labor, both locally and nationally, see these movements as a challenge to their survival, their tactic was that it was better to get them out sooner rather than later.

  3. The Rangers:

    Artemi vehemently and unequivocally denies any and all allegations in this fabricated story. This is clearly an intimidation tactic being used against him for being outspoken on recent political events. Artemi is obviously shaken and concerned and will take some time away from the team, the Rangers fully support Artemi and will work with him to identify the source of these unfounded allegations.

  4. William Zarit:

    I don't think it is only a tactic, personally, the thinking became that if the U.S. doesn't have any leverage and there is no pressure on our Chinese friends, then we will not have serious negotiations.

  5. Kang Myong-do:

    First is to give them free visas to North Korea, second, to give them access to do business and make money there and third, they use women to entice them. This tactic has been widely used since the '80s.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for tactic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for tactic »


Find a translation for the tactic definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"tactic." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 4 Mar. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/tactic>.

Discuss these tactic definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for tactic? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    a diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound
    • A. macron
    • B. confrere
    • C. viverrine
    • D. anestrus

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for tactic: