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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tactnoun

    Address is that indefinable something which enables a man to gain his object without seeming exertion or contest, and generally with the favor and approval of those with whom he deals. It is a general power to direct to the matter in hand whatever qualities are most needed for it at the moment. It includes adroitness and discretion to know what to do or say and what to avoid; ingenuity to devise; readiness to speak or act; the dexterity that comes of practise; and tact, which is the power of fine touch as applied to human character and feeling. Courtesy and politeness are indispensable elements of good address. Compare SPEECH.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, adroitness, courtesy, dexterity, discretion, ingenuity, manners, politeness, readiness

    Antonyms:
    awkwardness, boorishness, clownishness, clumsiness, fatuity, folly, ill manners, ill-breeding, rudeness, stupidity, unmannerliness, unwisdom

    Preposition:
    Address in dealing with opponents; the address of an accomplished intriguer; an address to the audience.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tact, tactfulnessnoun

    consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

    Synonyms:
    tactfulness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tactnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] touch, feeling, sense of feeling

  2. tactnoun

    Synonyms:
    adroitness (in appreciating circumstances and acting accordingly), skill (in saying or doing what is most appropriate to the occasion), quick judgment, nice perception

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tact":

    sensitivity, touch

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How to use tact in a sentence?

  1. Angela Merkel:

    Personally, Ithink that illegal migration is one of the challenges for the European Unionand therefore I believe that we shouldn’t act unilaterally, that we shouldn’tact without coordination and that we shouldn’t act in a way that burdens thirdparties, involved.

  2. Sarah Orne Jewett:

    Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading.

  3. Duncan Dickson:

    Since the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, guest expectations have been set on a new level, be Our Guest at Disney and Diagon Alley have only added to that. Every new technology and theming tact that the companies take raises the bar.

  4. Faiz Shakir:

    We made issues contrasts with Joe Biden repeatedly, and I think that there's a question of tact and approach, bernie Sanders is going to do it in a way that Bernie Sanders felt comported with Bernie Sanders own integrity.

  5. Unknown:

    Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

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