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Meaning of INTACT

Pronunciation:  in'takt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged; "a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon; "was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime"; "fought to keep the union intact"
  2. [adj]  undamaged in any way; whole; "the vase remained intact despite rough handling"
  3. [adj]  not impaired or diminished in any way; "emerged from the trial with his prestige intact"; "the blast left his hearint intact"
  4. [adj]  (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken; "she was intact, virginal"
  5. [adj]  (used of domestic animals) sexually competent; "an entire horse"

INTACT is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: entire, integral, inviolate, uncastrated, undamaged, unimpaired, uninjured, whole



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*tact"\, a. [L. intactus; pref. in- not + tactus, p.
p. of tangere to touch: cf. F. intact. See {In-} not, and
{Tact}, {Tangent}.]
Untouched, especially by anything that harms, defiles, or the
like; uninjured; undefiled; left complete or entire.

      When all external differences have passed away, one
      element remains intact, unchanged, -- the everlasting
      basis of our common nature, the human soul. --F. W.

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