(noun, verb)


1. consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

Similar word(s): tactfulness

Definition categories: attribute, considerateness, consideration, thoughtfulness

Sentences with tact as a noun:

- By the use of tact, she was able to calm her jealous husband.

- I used tact when I told my fat uncle that his extra weight made him look better.


1. (psychology) To use a tact (a kind of verbal operant; see noun sense).