ditransitive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning a verb which takes or may take two objects, as begrudge in I don't begrudge you your good-luck, or find in She discovered him employment.
    • Of a course of verbs which just take both an object and an indirect item. An illustration is 'give', which requires a giver (subject), something special (direct object) and a receiver (indirect object).
  • noun:
    • A ditransitive verb.
    • A verb that takes both an object and an indirect object.

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