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tangible

tan·gi·ble

tangible

 
 
pronunciation:
taen jih bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: capable of being touched or perceived by touch.
An apple is tangible whereas an idea is not.
synonyms:
corporeal, palpable, tactile
antonyms:
immaterial, intangible
similar words:
concrete, material, objective, perceptible, phenomenal, physical, sensory, solid, substantial
definition 2: factual or real.
The DNA test provided tangible proof of his guilt.
synonyms:
actual, concrete, factual, real, substantial, substantive
similar words:
material, objective, true
definition 3: capable of being comprehended or realized; clear and definite.
That the drug relieves symptoms without causing side effects is a tangible advantage.
synonyms:
clear-cut, concrete, definite, obvious, palpable, positive
antonyms:
intangible
similar words:
apparent, clear, evident, manifest, sure
definition 4: capable of being assigned a monetary value.
tangible assets
similar words:
capital, material
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part of speech: noun
definition: (pl.) assets in a physical form, such as land; material assets.
synonyms:
assets
similar words:
capital, holdings, investment, property, real estate
derivations: tangibly (adv.), tangibility (n.), tangibleness (n.)
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