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Meaning of TANGIBLE

Pronunciation:  'tanjubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  possible to be treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"
  2. [adj]  having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses; "a physical manifestation"; "surrounded by tangible objects"
  3. [adj]  capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt; "a barely palpable dust"; "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"
  4. [adj]  perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch; "skin with a tangible roughness"
  5. [adj]  (of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value ; "tangible property like real estate"; "tangible assets such as machinery"
 

TANGIBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: concrete, material, obvious, palpable, perceptible, physical, real, realizable, tactile, tactual, touchable
 
 Antonyms: impalpable, intangible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tan"gi*ble\, a. [L. tangibilis, fr. tangere to touch:
cf. F. tangible. See {Tangent}.]
1. Perceptible to the touch; tactile; palpable. --Bacon.

2. Capable of being possessed or realized; readily
   apprehensible by the mind; real; substantial; evident. ``A
   tangible blunder.'' --Byron.

         Direct and tangible benefit to ourselves and others.
                                               --Southey.
   -- {Tan"gi*ble*ness}, n. -- {Tan"gi*bly}, adv.

 

 

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