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 Meanings and Examples of TANGIBLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
tangible
 a.  able to be touched; real or concrete; palpable
Classic Sentence:
1  There was really, even now, no tangible evidence to the contrary; but since the previous night a vague dread had hung on his sky-line.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
2  Their beauty she accepted as casually as the air she breathed and the water she drank, for she had never consciously seen beauty in anything but women's faces, horses, silk dresses and like tangible things.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  The mills were the tangible evidence of what she had done, unaided and against great odds, and she was proud of them and of herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
4  Without understanding when or how, without a tangible change in the stilted intoning of the stage-puppets, she was conscious of another time and place.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  It was tediousness made tangible, a street builded of lassitude and of futility.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  She plunged on in the dark-grey tangible night.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
7  As they produced no visible effect on the object against whom they were discharged, however, he resorted to more tangible arguments.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
8  A clear line of difference divided like a tangible fence her experience within this maze of motion from her experience without it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
9  I think that there was probably some more tangible cause.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
10  I have found, too, that it is the visible, the tangible, that goes a long ways in softening prejudices.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter X.
11  There is a thread of sympathy and oneness that connects a public speaker with his audience, that is just as strong as though it was something tangible and visible.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
12  Anything like a tangible reproach gave me courage at once.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence:
1  We cannot accept his findings without tangible evidence.
2  We need tangible evidence if we're going to take legal action.
3  The policy has not yet brought any tangible benefits.
4  There should be some tangible evidence that the economy is starting to recover.
5  It'll take awhile before GM's new direction shows up in tangible new products at the dealership.
6  By contrast, what students can absorb from a one-day visit to a college are the tangibles.