HyperDic: intangible

English > 5 senses of the word intangible:
ADJECTIVEallintangible(of especially business assets) not having physical substance or intrinsic productive value
allintangible, impalpableincapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch
allintangiblehard to pin down or identify
allintangible, nonphysicallacking substance or reality
NOUNpossessionintangible, intangible assetassets that are saleable though not material or physical
intangible > pronunciation
Soundsihntae'njhahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > intangible: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of especially business assets) not having physical substance or intrinsic productive value.
Example"intangible assets such as good will"
Categorycommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Oppositetangible(of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value
Spanishintangible
Catalanintangible
Nounsintangiblenessthe quality of being intangible and not perceptible by touch
English > intangible: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIncapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch.
Example"the intangible constituent of energy"- James Jeans
Synonymimpalpable
See alsoabstractExisting only in the mind
Oppositetangible, touchableperceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
Spanishimpalpable, intangible
Catalanintangible
Nounsintangibility, intangiblenessthe quality of being intangible and not perceptible by touch
English > intangible: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHard to pin down or identify.
Example"an intangible feeling of impending disaster"
Broaderunidentifiableimpossible to identify
Spanishelusivo, intangible
Catalanintangible
Nounsintangiblenessthe quality of being intangible and not perceptible by touch
English > intangible: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaninglacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen.
Example"that intangible thing--the soul"
Synonymnonphysical
Broaderimmaterial, nonmaterialnot consisting of matter
Spanishinsustancial, intangible
Catalanintangible
Nounsintangibility, intangiblenessthe quality of being intangible and not perceptible by touch
English > intangible: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningassets that are saleable though not material or physical.
Synonymintangible asset
Narrowergood will, goodwill(accounting) an intangible asset valued according to the advantage or reputation a business has acquired (over and above its tangible assets)
BroaderassetsAnything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
Spanishactivo inmaterial, activo intangible, intangible
Catalanactiu immaterial, actiu intangible, intangible

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