tangible
1. [ adjective ] perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
Examples:

"skin with a tangible roughness"

Related terms: intangible tactile concrete
2. [ adjective ] possible to be treated as fact
Synonyms: real
Examples:

"tangible evidence" "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"

Related terms: concrete
3. [ adjective ] (of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value
Examples:

"tangible property like real estate" "tangible assets such as machinery"

Related terms: intangible commercial_enterprise realizable real
4. [ adjective ] capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt
Synonyms: palpable
Examples:

"a barely palpable dust" "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave" "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"

Related terms: impalpable obvious perceptible
5. [ adjective ] having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses
Synonyms: physical touchable
Examples:

"a physical manifestation" "surrounded by tangible objects"

Related terms: material
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