intact intact  /ɪn ˈtækt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged
  2. (adj) (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken
  3. (adj) (used of domestic animals) sexually competent
  4. (adj) undamaged in any way

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Buffeted by affairs and ennui, the intact, two-parent family is under assault.
  2. By keeping the fetus intact, he says, he runs less risk of internal injury to the woman.
  3. Buffeted by affairs and ennui, the intact, two-parent family is under assault.

News

  1. Royal Gorge Bridge & Park officials: Royal Gorge Bridge intact, animals safe

    The Royal Gorge Fire continues to burn south of the Royal Gorge Bridge, but there finally may be a spark of some welcomed good news. The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park reports that the bridge is standing and intact.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Canon City Daily Record

  2. Food trucks allowed to drive ahead with suit against city ordinance

    A Cook County judge Thursday left intact the majority of a lawsuit seeking to overturn the city’s controversial food truck ordinance. In letting the lawsuit proceed, Judge Peter A. Flynn said he is “uncomfortable” with a provision of the ordinance that requires food trucks to install GPS systems so the city can track their whereabouts. “It is not clear . . . how the city proposes to protect ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  3. Park officials: Royal Gorge Bridge intact, animals safe

    The Royal Gorge Fire continues to burn south of the Royal Gorge Bridge, but there finally may be a spark of some welcomed good news. The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park reports that the bridge is standing and intact.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Canon City Daily Record

Quotes

  1. "The British have done what is really the plan for the country as a whole, which is to transfer security responsibility to the Iraqis as the situation permits," Rice said in Germany. "The coalition remains intact and, in fact, the British...
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "For my part, the attraction has remained intact," said Alonso, who also said that he respected the honesty of the Juventus officials, who explained to him why they chose to sign Poulsen instead. "They told me their tactics on the pitch were...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Xabi Alonso Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Banking secrecy, ladies and gentlemen, remains intact," President Hans-Rudolf Merz told reporters.
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Hans-Rudolf Merz Source: USA Today

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