Meaning of 'intangible'

Find the meaning of the word ‘intangible’

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Meaning of ‘intangible’

5 definitions found.



lacking substance or reality

Synonyms: nonphysical insubstantiality


hard to pin down or identify

Example: "an intangible feeling of impending disaster"


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

Example: "the intangible constituent of energy- James Jeans"

Synonyms: impalpable


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

Example: "intangible assets such as good will"


assets that are saleable though not material or physical

Synonyms: intangible asset

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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