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intransitive

in·tran·si·tive

intransitive

 
pronunciation:
ihn tran sih tihv [or] ihn tran zih tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: in grammar, indicating a verb that does not take a direct object, such as "sit".
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part of speech: noun
definition: an intransitive verb.
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derivations: intransitively (adv.), intransitiveness (n.)
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