noun, plural strat·e·gies.
Origin of strategy
Examples from the Web for strategy
That strategy has been used in some cases to help determine GMO policy.
Take the chief metric of the war in Vietnam—body counts, which ultimately did not answer whether the strategy was working.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Those who have watched anti-gay groups closely suggest that there will be two major strategic shifts in their strategy.
We are developing a strategy next year that will permit them to march in the street.Before the Bros, SantaCon Was as an Anti-Corporate Protest|David Freedlander|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What was your strategy for going so quickly through so many plot points and locations for this first half of the season?‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead|Melissa Leon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The strategy of complementing helps in broadening the interpretation.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Nor should Smollett, because he happens to be a famous novelist, be accepted as a judge of the strategy of the expedition.Argentina|W. A. Hirst
The warrior trails usually led north and south, for that had long been the line of strategy and conquest of the tribes.The Quaker Colonies|Sydney G. Fisher
By his elbow a delicate Siamese conned a handbook of strategy.Ulysses|James Joyce
Against all odds we go of a truth, but strategy and wit accomplish much, and the Nakonkirhirinons have no thought of rescue.The Maid of the Whispering Hills|Vingie E. Roe
British Dictionary definitions for strategy
noun plural -gies
Word Origin for strategy
Word Origin and History for strategy
1810, "art of a general," from French stratégie, from Greek strategia "office or command of a general," from strategos "general," from stratos "multitude, army, expedition," literally "that which is spread out" (see structure (n.)) + agos "leader," from agein "to lead" (see act (n.)).