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Correct spelling for the English word "tact" is [t_ˈa_k_t], [tˈakt], [tˈakt]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of TACT

  1. takt, n. adroitness in managing the feelings of persons dealt with: nice perception in seeing and doing exactly what is best in the circumstances: (mus.) the stroke in keeping time.--adjs. TACT'FUL; TAC'TILE, that may be touched or felt.--ns. TACTIL'ITY, state of being tactile: touchiness; TAC'TION, act of touching: sense of touch.--adj. TACT'LESS, without tact.--n. TACT'LESSNESS.--adj. TACT'[=U]AL, relating to, or derived from, the sense of touch.--adv. TACT'[=U]ALLY.--n. TACT'US, the sense of touch. [L. tactus--tang[)e]re, tactum, to touch.]

Common Misspellings for TACT

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Usage Examples for TACT

  1. The Prince, with infinite want of tact, had played into the King's hands. - "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I." by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  2. I hante see'd no man to England I affection so much as Mr. Tact, I swear! - "The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  3. In her anxiety, she even failed in tact, when she found arguments useless. - "The Princess Virginia" by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  4. Harold, however, had his own tact. - "The Awkward Age" by Henry James
  5. Barbara opens her great eyes, but, with her usual tact, she says nothing. - "Nancy A Novel" by Rhoda Broughton
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