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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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Words that Rhyme with Transitive Verb

  • disturb
  • superb
  • reverb
  • perturb
  • blurb
  • serb
  • scherb
  • kerb
  • herb
  • curb
  • erbe

Example sentences of the word transitive-verb


1. Noun Phrase
The seventh sentence structure comprises a subject, transitive verb and direct object.

2. Noun Phrase
A transitive verb takes a direct object; without it, the meaning is incomplete.

3. Noun Phrase
In the active voice, it is rare for a prepositional phrase to follow a transitive verb directly.

4. Noun Phrase
Objective complements are nouns that come after a transitive verb, as direct objects do.

2. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence.

Synonyms

  • major form class
  • phrasal verb
  • intransitive verb
  • transitive verb form
  • participial
  • auxiliary verb
  • intransitive
  • participle
  • transitive verb
  • transitive
  • infinitive
  • intransitive verb form

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)

3. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence.

Synonyms

  • open-class word
  • frequentative
  • reflexive verb
  • copula
  • content word
  • linking verb

Antonyms

  • disjunctive

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)
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