intact

If something is intact it's still in one piece. If you'd like your sand castle to remain intact, I suggest you build it away from the water.

The Latin word intactus means “untouched,” but today something is intact if it's whole, if it hasn't fallen apart. After a long day at work, you might feel lucky to be intact. Your letter to the post office states that you would prefer your packages to arrive intact from now on.

Primary Meanings of intact

1.
adj
undamaged in any way
2.
adj
(used of domestic animals) sexually competent
Full Definitions of intact
1

adj undamaged in any way

“the vase remained intact despit rough handling”
Synonyms:
undamaged
not harmed or spoiled; sound

adj constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged

“fought to keep the union intact
Synonyms:
entire, integral
whole
including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete

adj (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken

“she was intact, virginal”
Synonyms:
inviolate
uninjured
not injured physically or mentally
2

adj (used of domestic animals) sexually competent

Synonyms:
entire
uncastrated
not castrated

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