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Definition of "intact" []

  • Remaining sound, entire, or uninjured; not impaired in any way. (adjective)
  • Having all physical parts, especially: (adjective)
  • Having the hymen unbroken. (adjective)
  • Not castrated. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "intact" in a sentence
  • "I realize I'm inviting much ridicule from my friends on the left, but I'm going to write this post anyway, and I'm going to leave the title intact - Why Twitter Matters & The Left Should Be Nervous."
  • "I left the title intact but change the instances in the text."
  • "The reason why the identification will remain intact is that identified works compete on an equal footing, if not better, with any illegal, unidentified copies; there is no penalty for holding a properly identified copy so why risk holding an illegal copy?"