Tangible meaning

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Tangible is defined as a real thing that can have value.

An example of tangible is a car when discussing someone’s will.

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The definition of tangible is being touchable or real.

An example of tangible is the Pyramid of Giza as an example of Egyptian history.

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(law) Relating to or being property of a physical nature, such as land, objects, and goods.
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That can be touched or felt by touch; having actual form and substance.
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Property having a physical form.
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Exhibiting physical, touchable form; capable of being perceived by sight and by touch.
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That can be understood; definite; objective.
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Corporeal and able to be appraised for value.

Tangible assets.

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Property that can be appraised for value; assets having real substance; material things.
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Real or concrete results.

Yes, but what are the tangibles?

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Tangible means something that can be understood.

An example of tangible is a scientific fact that is not disputed.

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Comprehensible to the human mind.
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Touchable; able to be touched or felt; perceptible by the sense of touch; palpable.
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Possible to be treated as fact; real or concrete.
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Possible to understand or realize.

The tangible benefits of the plan.

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Something palpable or concrete.
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Origin of tangible

  • Late Latin tangibilis from Latin tangere to touch tag- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin tangibilis, from tangere (“to touch").

    From Wiktionary