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.
Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.
Tangible things to achieve are always a stronger motivator to be at your best.
There is a big demand for vintage cars because they are tangible assets that are in limited supply.
At this stage, there is no tangible evidence that links this plot to the attacks in Paris and Brussels.
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Translations for tangible
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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