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intransitive in grammar, indicating a verb that does not take a direct object, such as "sit". [2 definitions]
intransitive verb a verb that cannot have a direct object. In the sentence, "I ran for an hour," "ran" is an intransitive verb.
intrastate within the limits of a state, esp. in the United States.
intrauterine existing or occurring within the uterus.
intrauterine device a small plastic or stainless steel coil or similar object inserted into the uterus to prevent conception; IUD.
intravenous existing within or entering through a vein or veins.
intrench entrench.
intrepid feeling or showing no fear; courageous; bold.
intricacy the state of being complex and involved in construction or aspect. [2 definitions]
intricate having many complexly interrelated parts, angles, or aspects; involved; elaborate.
intrigue to strongly draw the interest of; puzzle; fascinate. [7 definitions]
intrinsic being essential to or of the nature of a thing; inherent.
intrinsic factor a substance secreted by the stomach that promotes the body's ability to absorb vitamin B12.
intro- inward; into; in.
introduce to present (a person) to one or more people. [6 definitions]
introduction the act or process of introducing. [5 definitions]
introductory serving to introduce.
introit the beginning of the Roman Catholic mass, consisting of a psalm or hymn, and antiphon. [2 definitions]
intromit to allow, cause, or assist to enter; introduce; admit.
introrse in botany, facing inward; turned toward the center. (Cf. extrorse.)
introspect to examine or consider one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations.