from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Incapable of being perceived by the senses.
- adj. Incapable of being realized or defined.
- adj. Incorporeal.
- n. Something intangible, especially an asset that cannot be perceived by the senses. Often used in the plural: intangibles such as goodwill and dedication.
- n. Law Incorporeal property such as bank deposits, stocks, bonds, and promissory notes. Often used in the plural: a state tax on intangibles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. incapable of being perceived by the senses; incorporeal
- n. Anything intangible
- n. Incorporeal property that is saleable though not material, such as bank deposits, stocks, bonds, and promissory notes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not tangible; incapable of being touched; not perceptible to the touch; impalpable; imperceptible.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not tangible; incapable of being touched; not perceptible to the touch: often used figuratively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen
- n. assets that are saleable though not material or physical
- adj. (of especially business assets) not having physical substance or intrinsic productive value
- adj. incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch
- adj. hard to pin down or identify
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