intransitive - definition and synonyms

adjective linguistics 

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/ɪnˈtrænsətɪv/
  1. an intransitive verb has no direct object, for examplearrive’, ‘escape’, ‘occur’, ‘fall’, and ‘scream’. In the sentence ‘She grew up in Bristol’, the verbgrow up’ is intransitive.

derived words

intransitively

adverb

intransitivity

 

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/ɪnˌtrænsəˈtɪvəti/
noun [uncountable]
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