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Intransitiveness

see synonyms of intransitiveness

Noun

1. intransitiveness, intransitivity

the grammatical relation created by an intransitive verb

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Intransitiveness

see synonyms of intransitiveness
adjective
1. 
a. 
denoting a verb when it does not require a direct object
b. 
denoting a verb that customarily does not require a direct object
"to faint" is an intransitive verb
c. (as noun)
a verb in either of these categories
2. 
denoting an adjective or noun that does not require any particular noun phrase as a referent
3. logic, mathematics
(of a relation) having the property that if it holds between one argument and a second, and between the second and a third, it must fail to hold between the first and the third
"being the mother of" is an intransitive relation

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Intransitiveness

see synonyms of intransitiveness
adjective
1. 
not transitive
2.  Grammar
designating a verb that does not require a direct object
noun
3. 
an intransitive verb

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Intransitiveness

see synonyms of intransitiveness
adj. Abbr. intr. or int. or i.
Designating a verb or verb construction that does not require or cannot take a direct object, as snow or sleep.
n.
An intransitive verb.

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