tact

  • 21tact — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great VERB + TACT ▪ have ▪ call for, need, require ▪ The situation called for considerable tact …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 22tact — n. 1) to display, exercise, show; have tact 2) considerable, great; subtle tact 3) the tact to + inf. (does she have the tact to conduct the negotiations?) * * * [tækt] exercise great havetact show subtle tact c …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 23tact — noun Etymology: French, sense of touch, from Latin tactus, from tangere to touch more at tangent Date: 1797 1. sensitive mental or aesthetic perception < converted the novel into a play with remarkable skill and tact > 2. a keen sense of what to&#8230; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 24TACT — n. m. Toucher; celui des cinq sens par lequel on connaît ce qui est chaud ou froid, dur ou mou, uni ou raboteux, etc. Cela se reconnaît au tact. Les aveugles ont le tact plus sûr et plus fin que ceux qui voient. Il signifie, au figuré, Sentiment&#8230; …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 25tact — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. diplomacy, finesse, discretion, consideration. See taste, conduct. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. perception, discrimination, judgment, acuteness, penetration, intelligence, acumen, common sense,&#8230; …

    English dictionary for students

  • 26tact — [17] Tact originally denoted the ‘sense of touch’ (that is what Alexander Ross was referring to when he wrote ‘Of all the creatures, the sense of tact is most exquisite in man’, Arcana microcosmi 1651). But by the end of the 18th century it had&#8230; …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 27tact — [[t]tæ̱kt[/t]] N UNCOUNT Tact is the ability to avoid upsetting or offending people by being careful not to say or do things that would hurt their feelings. Her tact and intuition never failed. She was a discreet and sympathetic confidante.&#8230; …

    English dictionary

  • 28tact — [17] Tact originally denoted the ‘sense of touch’ (that is what Alexander Ross was referring to when he wrote ‘Of all the creatures, the sense of tact is most exquisite in man’, Arcana microcosmi 1651). But by the end of the 18th century it had&#8230; …

    Word origins

  • 29tact — noun a) The sense of touch; feeling. Did you suppose that I could not make myself sensible to tact as well as sight? b) The stroke in beating time. Now, sight is a very refined tact …

    Wiktionary

  • 30TACT — Trial To Assess Chelation Therapy (Medical » Physiology) Transact Technologies, Inc. (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) *** Text Analysis Computing Tools (Computing » Software) *** The Air Cargo Tariff (Governmental » Transportation) ** Triangle Area&#8230; …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 31tact — Sensation du toucher, permettant de percevoir le contact, la pression, la température et la douleur. Mais c’est aussi l’art du savoir aimer, raffiné et élégant. Sexuellement à cet égard, le tact est en raison inverse du plaisir plus il y a&#8230; …

    Dictionnaire de Sexologie

  • 32tact — noun (U) the ability to be polite and careful about what you say or do so that you do not upset or embarrass other people: With great tact, Aunt Jo persuaded Theo to apologize …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 33tact — noun Dr. Porter has a lot to learn about timing and tact Syn: diplomacy, tactfulness, sensitivity, understanding, thoughtfulness, consideration, delicacy, discretion, prudence, judiciousness, subtlety, savoir faire; informal savvy …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 34tact — taktas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. cycle; tact; time step vok. Takt, m rus. такт, m pranc. cadence, f; période, f; temps, m …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 35tact — taktas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. stroke; tact; time step vok. Takt, m rus. такт, m pranc. cadence, f; temps, m …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 36tact — n. 1 adroitness in dealing with others or with difficulties arising from personal feeling. 2 intuitive perception of the right thing to do or say. Etymology: F f. L tactus touch, sense of touch f. tangere tact touch …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 37TACT — tactical aviation control team …

    Military dictionary

  • 38tact — /takt/, n. 1. a keen sense of what to say or do to avoid giving offense; skill in dealing with difficult or delicate situations. 2. a keen sense of what is appropriate, tasteful, or aesthetically pleasing; taste; discrimination. 3. touch or the&#8230; …

    Universalium

  • 39TACT — thermoacoustic computed tomography; Ticlopidine Angioplasty Coronary Trial; Ticlopidine vs Placebo for Prevention of Acute Closure After Angioplasty Trial; tuned aperture computed tomography …

    Medical dictionary

  • 40tact — Synonyms and related words: ability, accommodatingness, acumen, acuteness, address, adeptness, adroitness, agreeableness, airmanship, allergy, amenity, anaphylaxis, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, artfulness,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus