Origin of tangible
Synonyms for tangible
Examples from the Web for tangibility
Historical Examples of tangibility
In them the persons of the gods had neither consistence nor tangibility.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)
She laid hands on Hilda's previous references as a tangibility that remained with her.Hilda
Sarah Jeanette Duncan
Her imagination was making desperate efforts to reproduce the scene with the tangibility of life.The White Terror and The Red
The difference between the two is that of tangibility or visibility, but nothing more.The Japanese Spirit
He had not yet seen his bride that morning, and so her face was shadowy compared with the tangibility of those machines.
Word Origin for tangible
1580s, "capable of being touched," from Middle French tangible, from Late Latin tangibilis "that may be touched," from Latin tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Sense of "material" (e.g. tangible reward) is first recorded 1610s; that of "able to be realized or dealt with" is from 1709.