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intact - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'intact' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Intact [ a.]
- Untouched, especially by anything that harms, defiles, or the like; uninjured; undefiled; left complete or entire.

Meaning of 'intact' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . intact [ s]
Meaning (1):
- constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged
Example in sentence:
  • a local motion keepeth bodies integral;
  • fought to keep the union intact;
  • was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime
Meaning (2):
- (used of domestic animals) sexually competent
Example in sentence:
  • an entire horse
Meaning (3):
- (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken
Example in sentence:
  • she was intact, virginal
Meaning (4):
- undamaged in any way
Example in sentence:
  • the vase remained intact despite rough handling