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English adjective: tangible

1. tangible perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch


SamplesSkin with a tangible roughness.


Synonymstouchable


Similartactile, tactual


See alsoconcrete


Antonymsimpalpable, intangible

2. tangible capable of being treated as fact


SamplesTangible evidence.
His brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor.


Synonymsreal


Similarconcrete


Antonymsabstract

3. tangible (of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value


SamplesTangible property like real estate.
Tangible assets such as machinery.


Similarreal, realizable


Domain categorybusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise


Antonymsintangible

4. tangible capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt


SamplesA barely palpable dust.
Felt sudden anger in a palpable wave.
The air was warm and close--palpable as cotton.
A palpable lie.


Synonymspalpable


Similarperceptible


See alsoperceptible


Antonymsimpalpable









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