Pronunciation of Tactical
/tˈaktɪkə͡l/, /tˈaktɪkə‍l/, /t_ˈa_k_t_ɪ_k_əl/

Synonyms for tactical:

Sense 1

impracticable, proposed, martial, controlled, front line, strategic, hand to hand, preparatory, get-rich-quick, militarized, piecemeal, friendly, half-baked, Fiendish, foolproof, workable, sequential, well thought out, prepared, embattled, double-barreled, step by step, prepackaged.

Sense 2

paramilitary, provisional, short-range, scientific, warlike, tightknit, military, all-out, scheduled.

Sense 3

belligerent, aggressive, contingency, hostile.

Sense 4


Sense 5


Other synonyms and related words:

wise, front line, judicious, well thought out, prepackaged, preparatory, Fiendish, prepared, belligerent, martial, hostile, all-out, politic, military, foolproof, desirable, militarized, scheduled, embattled, proposed, double-barreled, warlike, contingency, expedient, paramilitary, aggressive, half-baked, provisional, advisable, strategic, short-range, impracticable, workable, friendly, prudent.

advisable (adjective)

expedient, judicious, desirable.

expedient (adjective)

advisable, wise.

methodical (adjective)

mannerly, meticulously, procedural, programmatic, disciplined, systematic, technical, methodical, mechanical, schematic.

short-range (adjective)


tactical (adjective)

politic, prudent.

Sense 1 (noun)

foolproof, provisional, scheduled, workable, aggressive, strategic, well thought out, preparatory, impracticable, short-range.

Sense 2 (noun)

front line, military, martial, warlike, embattled, belligerent, militarized, paramilitary.

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