Definitions for intangibleɪnˈtæn dʒə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•tan•gi•bleɪnˈtæn dʒə bəl(adj.)

  1. not tangible; impalpable.

  2. not definite or clear to the mind; vague; elusive.

  3. (n.)something intangible, esp. an intangible asset, as goodwill.

Origin of intangible:

1630–40; < ML


Princeton's WordNet

  1. intangible, intangible asset(adj)

    assets that are saleable though not material or physical

  2. intangible(adj)

    (of especially business assets) not having physical substance or intrinsic productive value

    "intangible assets such as good will"

  3. intangible, impalpable(adj)

    incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch

    "the intangible constituent of energy"- James Jeans

  4. intangible(adj)

    hard to pin down or identify

    "an intangible feeling of impending disaster"

  5. intangible, nonphysical(adj)

    lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen

    "that intangible thing--the soul"


  1. intangible(Noun)

    Anything intangible

  2. intangible(Noun)

    Incorporeal property that is saleable though not material, such as bank deposits, stocks, bonds, and promissory notes

  3. intangible(Adjective)

    incapable of being perceived by the senses; incorporeal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intangible(adj)

    not tangible; incapable of being touched; not perceptible to the touch; impalpable; imperceptible

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