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Etymology

1. transitive

noun. a verb (or verb construction) that requires an object in order to be grammatical.

Synonyms

  • verb
  • doubly transitive verb
  • transitive verb
  • doubly transitive verb form

Etymology

  • transitivus (Latin)
  • transitus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word transitive


1. Adjective
When a transitive verb is in the passive voice, on the other hand, it is quite common for a prepositional phrase to immediately follow it.

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