tactic (n.) 1766, from Mod.L. tactica, from Gk. taktike (tekhne) " (art of) arrangement," from fem. of taktikos (see TACTICS (Cf. tactics)). Earlier it meant "a tactician" (1630s), and was in use as an adjective meaning "tactical" (c.1600).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tactic — Bandera …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tactic — est un éditeur de jeux de société basé à Maurepas en France et filiale du groupe finlandais Nelostuote Oy. Quelques jeux édités Bombay Bazar, 2001, Sylvie Barc et Jean Charles Rodriguez Bakari, 2002, Virginia Charves, As d Or Jeu de l année 2002… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tactic — tac‧tic [ˈtæktɪk] noun [countable usually plural] a method that you use to achieve something: • Aggressive advertising tactics may mislead consumers. • The union has used every possible delaying tactic (= something you do to give yourself more… …   Financial and business terms

  • tactic — TÁCTIC, Ă, tactici, ce s.f., adj. I. s.f. 1. Parte componentă a artei militare care se ocupă de studiul, organizarea, pregătirea şi ducerea luptei pentru a îndeplini cu maximum de eficacitate scopurile fixate. 2. Ştiinţa de a determina, pentru o… …   Dicționar Român

  • Tactic — Tactic(s) may refer to: *Military tactics *Political tactics *Tactical bombing *Chess tactics *Tactical wargame *Tactic (method), a conceptual action used by a military unit to achieve a specific objective *Tactic (municipality), a municipality… …   Wikipedia

  • Tactic — Tac tic, Tactical Tac tic*al, a. [Gr. taktiko s. See {tactics}.] Of or pertaining to military or naval tactics; hence, pertaining to, or characterized by, planning or maneuvering for the short term; contrasted with {strategic}, planning for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tactic — index expedient, machination, method, plan, plot (secret plan), stratagem Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tactic — ► NOUN 1) an action or strategy planned to achieve a specific end. 2) (tactics) the art of disposing armed forces in order of battle and of organizing operations. Often contrasted with STRATEGY(Cf. ↑strategy). DERIVATIVES tactician noun. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • tactic — tactic1 [tak′tik] adj. [ModL tacticus < Gr taktikos: see TACTICS] Biol. of, showing, or characteristic of taxis tactic2 [tak′tik] n. [ModL tactica < Gr taktikē (technē), (art) of arranging: see TACTICS] 1. TACTICS …   English World dictionary

  • Tactic — 15.316666666667 90.3511111111111466 Koordinaten: 15° 19′ N, 90° 21′ W Ta …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”