|Origin:||tactica, from Greek taktika, from tassein 'to arrange, place in battle formation'|
a method that you use to achieve something:
a tactic employed to speed up the peace process
Republicans accuse Democrats of using delaying tactics (=something you do in order to give yourself more time) to prevent a final vote on the bill.
Shock tactics are being used in an attempt to stop drink drivers.
the science of arranging and moving military forces in a battle