What does the word tactics mean?

Usage examples for tactics

  1. At the end of its first straight run it apparently made up its mind that it was time to employ somewhat different tactics in order to escape. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  2. Besides, your tactics made things more difficult for me. – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  3. Do you understand anything at all of land tactics, Sea Captain Hawksworth? – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover