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in·tact

 (ĭn-tăkt′)
adj.
1. Remaining sound, entire, or uninjured; not impaired in any way.
2. Having all physical parts, especially:
a. Having the hymen unbroken.
b. Not castrated.

[Middle English, from Latin intāctus : in-, not; see in-1 + tāctus, past participle of tangere, to touch; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

in·tact′ly adv.
in·tact′ness n.

intact

(ɪnˈtækt)
adj
untouched or unimpaired; left complete or perfect
[C15: from Latin intactus not touched, from tangere to touch]
inˈtactness n

in•tact

(ɪnˈtækt)

adj.
1. not altered, broken, impaired, or diminished; remaining uninjured, sound, or whole.
2. complete or whole, esp. not castrated.
3. having the hymen unbroken; virginal.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin intāctus untouched =in- in-3 + tāctus, past participle of tangere to touch]
in•tact′ly, adv.
in•tact′ness, n.
syn: See complete.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intact - constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged; "a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon; "was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime"; "fought to keep the union intact"
whole - including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete; "gave his whole attention"; "a whole wardrobe for the tropics"; "the whole hog"; "a whole week"; "the baby cried the whole trip home"; "a whole loaf of bread"
2.intact - (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken; "she was intact, virginal"
uninjured - not injured physically or mentally
3.intact - (used of domestic animals) sexually competent; "an entire horse"
uncastrated - not castrated
4.intact - undamaged in any way; "the vase remained intact despit rough handling"
undamaged - not harmed or spoiled; sound

intact

intact

adjective
1. Lacking nothing essential or normal:
Translations
سَلِيمٌلم يُمَس، سَليم
nedotčenýneporušený
intaktuskadt
vahingoittumaton
netaknut
heill, óskaddaîur
損なわれていない
원래대로의
nepaliestas
neskartsvesels
intakt
คงอยู่
bütüneksiksiztamam
nguyên vẹn

intact

[ɪnˈtækt] ADJintacto
not a window was left intactno quedó cristal sano or sin romper
I managed to keep my sense of humour intactconseguí mantener intacto or no perder mi sentido del humor

intact

[ɪnˈtækt] adj
(building, structure)intact(e)
[reputation, dignity, tradition] → intact(e)
to remain intact → rester intact
His reputation remained intact → Sa réputation est restée intacte.

intact

adj (= not damaged)unversehrt, intakt; (= whole, in one piece)intakt; not one window was left intactkein einziges Fenster blieb ganz or heil; his confidence remained intactsein Vertrauen blieb ungebrochen or unerschüttert

intact

[ɪnˈtækt] adjintatto/a

intact

(inˈtӕkt) adjective
undamaged or whole. The box was washed up on the beach with its contents still intact.

intact

سَلِيمٌ neporušený intakt intakt άθικτος intacto vahingoittumaton intact netaknut integro 損なわれていない 원래대로의 intact intakt nietknięty intacto нетронутый intakt คงอยู่ bütün nguyên vẹn 完整无缺的

intact

adj intacto
References in classic literature ?
Sun Tzu said: In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy it is not so good.
To show my trust in your discretion I shall leave intact the half you talk with."
This arrangement offered the advantage, that if gas had to be let off, so as to descend, that which was in the outer balloon would go first; and, were it completely emptied, the smaller one would still remain intact. The outer envelope might then be cast off as a useless encumbrance; and the second balloon, left free to itself, would not offer the same hold to the currents of air as a half-inflated one must needs present.
It provides that he shall exercise the full authority of Warden, and shall have the disposal of the annual revenue attached to the office, until my return, or, failing that, until Bruno comes of age: and that he shall then hand over, to myself or to Bruno as the case may be, the Wardenship, the unspent revenue, and the contents of the Treasury, which are to be preserved, intact, under his guardianship."
The huge round pillars were intact; so to some extent was the stone flagging of hall and portico.
It is plain, then, that phrenologically the head of this Leviathan, in the creature's living intact state, is an entire delusion.
That immaculate manliness we feel within ourselves, so far within us, that it remains intact though all the outer character seem gone; bleeds with keenest anguish at the undraped spectacle of a valor-ruined man.
The former preserve us from becoming Europeanized; they keep our pride of country intact, and at the same time they intensify our affection for our country and our people; whereas long visits have the effect of dulling those feelings--at least in the majority of cases.
But the Guards, Rapp, the Guards are intact?" he remarked interrogatively.
This building was famous for the two lofty columns of its portico, one of which was broken in half by the catastrophe, the other remaining intact. As the earlier form of the letter is supposed to have been suggested by these pillars, so, it is thought by the great antiquary, its later was adopted as a simple and natural -- not to say touching -- means of keeping the calamity ever in the national memory.
It was intact. Breathlessly he waved his left arm above his prostrate body--it waved!
But he was intact. He looked about him in a vain effort at orientation.