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Definitions for Intransitive
ɪnˈtræn sɪ tɪvIn·tran·si·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intransitive verb, intransitive verb form, intransitive(adj)

    a verb (or verb construction) that does not take an object

  2. intransitive(adj)

    designating a verb that does not require or cannot take a direct object

Wiktionary

  1. intransitive(Adjective)

    Not transitive: not having, or not taking, a direct object.

    The word "drink" is a transitive verb in "they drink wine", but an intransitive one in "they drink often."

  2. intransitive(Adjective)

    Not transitive or passing further; kept; detained.

    And then it is for the image's sake and so far is intransitive; but whatever is paid more to the image is transitive and passes further. uE000138737uE001 Jeremy Taylor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intransitive(adj)

    not passing farther; kept; detained

  2. Intransitive(adj)

    not transitive; not passing over to an object; expressing an action or state that is limited to the agent or subject, or, in other words, an action which does not require an object to complete the sense; as, an intransitive verb, e. g., the bird flies; the dog runs

  3. Origin: [L. intransitivus: cf. F. intransitif. See In- not, and Transitive.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Intransitive

    in-tran′si-tiv, adj. not passing over or indicating passing over: (gram.) representing action confined to the agent.—adv. Intran′sitively.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Intransitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Intransitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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