perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
"skin with a tangible roughness"
capable of being treated as fact
"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
"tangible property like real estate"; "tangible assets such as machinery"
capable of being perceived; 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"; "a palpable lie"
real or concrete results
Yes, but what are the tangibles?
touchable; able to be touched or felt; perceptible by the sense of touch; palpable
possible to be treated as fact; real or concrete
comprehensible by the mind; understandable
Origin: Latin tangibilis, from tangere, "to touch".
perceptible to the touch; tactile; palpable
capable of being possessed or realized; readily apprehensible by the mind; real; substantial; evident
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tan′ji-bl, adj. perceptible by the touch: capable of being possessed or realised.—ns. Tangib′ilē, a tactile sensation or object; Tangibil′ity, quality of being tangible or perceptible to the touch; Tan′gibleness, the state or quality of being tangible.—adv. Tan′gibly. [L. tangibilis—tangĕre.]
The numerical value of tangible in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of tangible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To be able to save a tangible $75 or $100 is so meaningful.
RICHER THAN GOLDYou may have tangible wealth untoldCaskets of jewels and coffers of gold.Richer than I you can never be --I had a mother who read to me.
It's obviously more effective when you have some sort of tangible issue or some sort of tangible action by the Koch brothers that is inconsistent with their political agenda.
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom -- it's gone.
The reparation programs set up immediately after the war, and those introduced in the past fifteen years, are the tangible symbol of the official acknowledgment in 1995 of France's' imprescriptible debt' towards the victims of the Holocaust.
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Translations for tangible
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- tangibleCatalan, Valencian
- fassbar, erfassbar, konkret, begreifbar, erfühlbar, greifbarGerman
- kouriintuntuva, ymmärrettävä, todellinenFinnish
- tanxíbel, tanxibleGalician
- begrijpelijk, concreet, tastbaarDutch
- forståelig, begripelig, konkret, håndgripelig, følbar, fattbarNorwegian
- zrozumiały, konkretny, dotykalny, namacalnyPolish
- tangibil, palpabilRomanian
- ощутимый, осязаемый, конкретный, реальный, понятный, заметныйRussian
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