Synonyms for Strategic:

adj.

clever, calculated (adjective)
diplomatic, tricky, cunning, dishonest.
crucial (adjective)
important, decisive, necessary, vital, imperative.
pert (adjective)
strategical.

n.

foolproof, impracticable, aggressive, scheduled, workable, provisional, well thought out, tactical, preparatory. long-range, antiaircraft, nuclear, anti-personnel, nonnuclear, heavy, explosive, live, conventional, anti-tank. clever (noun)
diplomatic, tricky, cunning, dishonest.
crucial (noun)
imperative, vital, decisive, necessary.
strategic (noun)
of import, strategical, important.

Other synonyms:

foolproof, well thought out, workable, preparatory, tactical, impracticable. scheduled, provisional. aggressive. tactful
diplomatic.
Other relevant words:
impracticable, aggressive, conventional, cunning, preparatory, heavy, live, foolproof, antiaircraft, long-range, anti-tank, diplomatic, imperative, tactical, dishonest, tricky, nuclear, anti-personnel, explosive, necessary, workable, well thought out, scheduled, nonnuclear, decisive, provisional, vital.

Usage examples for strategic

  1. Now is the time to make the most of your strategic places in life. – Men in the Making by Ambrose Shepherd
  2. They gave him to understand that as Governor of New York he would naturally hold a strategic position and could, if he would, take the lead in the secession of the Northern States. – Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Allen Johnson