Origin of intactMiddle English intacte from Classical Latin intactus from in-, not + tactus, past participle of tangere, to touch: see tact
The definition of intact is something that is complete and that has not been damaged in any way.
An example of intact is a 36-piece set of military figures that has not been broken.
- Remaining sound, entire, or uninjured; not impaired in any way.
- Having all physical parts, especially:a. Having the hymen unbroken.b. Not castrated.
Origin of intactMiddle English from Latin intāctus in- not ; see in- 1. tāctus past participle of tangere to touch ; see tag- in Indo-European roots.
- Untouched, especially by anything that harms, defiles, or the like; uninjured; whole; undefiled; left complete or entire; not damaged.
- I packed my belongings carefully so that they would survive the move intact.
- Uncircumcised; commonly used to describe a penis with a foreskin in intactivism.
- The opposite of a circumcised penis is an intact penis.
From Middle French intact, from Latin intactus
- She had tested her freedom and found it still intact – to a degree.
- Approach were intact up to 1688.
- With their financial health intact, she made arrangements to proceed with the work on the house.
- Well, at least her secret is still intact, even if it's now being preserved by Claire for all the wrong reasons.
- In this case Helen Keller held almost intact in her mind, unmixed with other ideas, the words of a story which at the time it was read to her she did not fully understand.