What is the meaning of tangible?


  • Perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch.
    • usage: "skin with a tangible roughness"
  • Capable of being treated as fact.
    • usage: "tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"
  • Of especially business assets. ( having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value )
    • usage: "tangible property like real estate"; "tangible assets such as machinery"
  • Capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt.
    • usage: "a barely palpable dust"; "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close-palpable as cotton"; "a palpable lie"
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APAWordNet. (2010). tangible. Retrieved March 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/tangible/definitions/1185044
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "tangible" http://smartdefine.org/tangible/definitions/1185044 (accessed March 26, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, tangible, Smart Define, viewed 26 March, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/tangible/definitions/1185044>.
MLAWordNet. "tangible" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 March 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/tangible/definitions/1185044>
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