Intangible definitions

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The definition of intangible is something with no physical presence that can't be touched, or is something that is vague and difficult to understand or value in concrete terms.

Intellectual property laws that protect a copyright are an example of laws that protect an intangible right.

The reputation of a business has value but is an example of an intangible asset.

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Incapable of being perceived by the senses.
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Incapable of being realized or defined.
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Incorporeal.
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Something intangible.

The athlete owed his success not only to strength and speed but also to intangibles such as perseverance and dedication.

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An asset that cannot be perceived by the senses, such as intellectual property or goodwill.
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Incorporeal property such as bank deposits, stocks, bonds, and promissory notes.

A state tax on intangibles.

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That cannot be touched; incorporeal; impalpable.
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Designating or of any of certain business assets, esp. goodwill, that have no material being but have monetary value.
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That cannot be easily defined, formulated, or grasped; vague.
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Impalpable; not capable of being touched or otherwise detected by the senses.
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Anything intangible.
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(law) Incorporeal property that is saleable though not material, such as bank deposits, stocks, bonds, and promissory notes.
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Something intangible; specif., a quality, as of character, that is desirable but cannot be measured.

The rookie quarterback displays leadership and is unruffled—intangibles necessary for success.

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Origin of intangible

From Middle French intangible, from Medieval Latin intangibilis