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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Grammar
intransitivein‧tran‧si‧tive /ɪnˈtrænsətɪv/ adjective technical  SLGan intransitive verb has a subject but no object. For example, in the sentence ‘They arrived, ’ ‘arrived’ is intransitive. Intransitive verbs are marked [I] in this dictionary. opp transitiveintransitively adverb
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intransitiveThe relation of dominance of a hierarchy can equally well be transitive or intransitive.Similarly, transitive verbs contrast directly with intransitive verbs, but only indirectly with adjectives.
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