intransitive definition

  • adjective:
    • Designating a verb or verb construction that will not need or cannot simply take an immediate item, as snow or sleep.
    • maybe not transitive: without having, or perhaps not taking, a primary object.
    • Not transitive or driving more; held; detained.
    • maybe not moving further; held; detained.
    • Not transitive; maybe not moving over to an object; articulating an action or suggest that is bound to your representative or subject, or, in other words, an action which cannot need an object to accomplish the feeling.
    • designating a verb that does not require or cannot simply take a direct item
  • noun:
    • An intransitive verb.
    • In grammar, a verb which does not correctly simply take after it an object, as rest, fall, run, lie.
    • a verb (or verb construction) that will not simply take an object
  • others:
    • In sentence structure, perhaps not articulating an action that passes straight away to an object; maybe not taking a primary item: said of verbs that need a preposition before their particular object, or take one just indirectly, or perhaps in the way in which of a dative: because, to stand on the floor; to swim in the water; to run away.
    • maybe not transitive, into the reasonable or mathematical good sense.
    • In sentence structure: Noting the case which expresses the subject of the intransitive verb and/or object of transitive verb.
    • In Eskimo gram., noting the thing possessed. Also called goal.

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