tactics: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tak'tiks), [key]
— n.
  1. the art or science of disposing military or naval forces for battle and maneuvering them in battle.
  2. the maneuvers themselves.
  3. any mode of procedure for gaining advantage or success.
    1. the patterns in which the elements of a given level or stratum in a language may combine to form larger constructions.
    2. the study and description of such patterns.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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