"transitive" meaning in English

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Adjective

IPA: /ˈtɹænzɪtɪv/ Audio: en-us-transitive.ogg [US]
enPR: trăn'zĭtĭv Etymology: From Latin trānsitīvus, from trānsitus, from trāns (“across”) + itus, from eō (“to go”). Etymology templates: {{cln|en|undefined derivations}}, {{uder|en|la|trānsitīvus}} Latin trānsitīvus, {{m|la|trānsitus}} trānsitus, {{m|la|trāns||across}} trāns (“across”), {{m|la|itus}} itus, {{m|la|eō||to go}} eō (“to go”) Head templates: {{en-adj|-}} transitive (not comparable)
  1. Making a transit or passage. Tags: not-comparable
    Sense id: transitive-en-adj-WwljXPPc Categories (other): English undefined derivations Disambiguation of English undefined derivations: 17 4 14 23 14 8 20 Translations (making a transit or passage): преходен (prehoden) (Bulgarian), transitiu (Catalan), siirtyvä (Finnish), kulkeva (Finnish), transitivo (Portuguese), transitório (Portuguese), tranzitiv (Romanian), перехо́дный (perexódnyj) (Russian), transitivo (Spanish), перехідни́й (perexidnýj) (Ukrainian) Disambiguation of 'making a transit or passage': 92 1 2 2 1 2
  2. Affected by transference of signification. Tags: not-comparable
    Sense id: transitive-en-adj-W243eolG Translations (affected by transference of signification): overdrachtelijk (Dutch), muuttuva (Finnish), о́бразний (óbraznyj) (Ukrainian) Disambiguation of 'affected by transference of signification': 1 92 3 1 1 2
  3. (grammar, of a verb) Taking a direct object or objects. Tags: not-comparable, of a verb Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: transitive-en-adj-en:taking_a_direct_object Categories (other): English undefined derivations Disambiguation of English undefined derivations: 17 4 14 23 14 8 20 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences Translations (grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects): kalimtar (Albanian), مُتَعَدٍّ (mutaʿaddin) [indefinite] (Arabic), անցողական (ancʿołakan) (Armenian), təsirli (Azerbaijani), перахо́дны (pjeraxódny) (Belarusian), прехо́ден (prehóden) (Bulgarian), transitiu (Catalan), 及物 (jíwù) [Mandarin] (Chinese), přechodný (Czech), transitiv (Danish), overgankelijk (Dutch), transitief (Dutch), transitiva (Esperanto), transitiivinen (Finnish), transitif (French), transitivo (Galician), გარდამავალი (gardamavali) (Georgian), transitiv (German), μεταβατικός (metavatikós) (Greek), μεταβατικός (metabatikós) [Ancient] (Greek), ἀλλοπαθής (allopathḗs) [Ancient] (Greek), διαβιβαστικός (diabibastikós) [Ancient] (Greek), tárgyas (Hungarian), aistreach (Irish), transitivo (Italian), 他動 (tadō) (alt: たどう) (Japanese), 타동 (tadong) (alt: 他動) (Korean), têper [Northern-Kurdish] (Kurdish), gerguhêz [Northern-Kurdish] (Kurdish), преоден (preoden) (Macedonian), സകർമ്മകക്രിയ (sakaṟmmakakriya) (Malayalam), тусах (tusax) (Mongolian), transitif (Norman), transitiv (Norwegian), transitiu (Occitan), przechodni (Polish), transitivo (Portuguese), tranzitiv (Romanian), перехо́дный (perexódnyj) (Russian), aisigeach (Scottish Gaelic), aistreach (Scottish Gaelic), asdolach (Scottish Gaelic), пре́лазан [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), прије́лазан [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), prélazan [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), prijélazan [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), prechodný (Slovak), prehoden (Slovene), transitivo (Spanish), transitiv (Swedish), geçişli (Turkish), перехідни́й (perexidnýj) (Ukrainian), ngoại (Vietnamese), loveädik (Volapük), anghyflawn (Welsh), ravêrdın (Zazaki) Disambiguation of 'grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects': 6 4 66 11 6 7
  4. (set theory, of a relation on a set) Having the property that if an element a is related to b and b is related to c, then a is necessarily related to c. Tags: not-comparable, of a relation on a set Categories (topical): Set theory
    Sense id: transitive-en-adj-en:set_theory Categories (other): English undefined derivations Disambiguation of English undefined derivations: 17 4 14 23 14 8 20 Topics: mathematics, sciences, set-theory Translations (set theory, of a relation on a set): 传递性 (chuándìxìng) [Mandarin] (Chinese), tranzitivní (Czech), transitiva (Esperanto), transitiivinen (Finnish), transitif (French), transitiv (German), gegnvirkur (Icelandic), 推移的 (suiiteki) (alt: すいいてき) (Japanese), przechodni (Polish), transitivo (Portuguese), tranzitiv (Romanian), перехо́дный (perexódnyj) (Russian), тра̏нзитӣван [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), trȁnzitīvan [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), transitivo (Spanish), transitiv (Swedish), palipat (Tagalog), перехідни́й (perexidnýj) (Ukrainian), trosaidd (Welsh) Disambiguation of 'set theory, of a relation on a set': 5 3 10 42 20 19
  5. (algebra, of a group action) Such that, for any two elements of the acted-upon set, some group element maps the first to the second. Tags: not-comparable, of a group action Categories (topical): Algebra
    Sense id: transitive-en-adj-YwzYhh4c Categories (other): English undefined derivations Disambiguation of English undefined derivations: 17 4 14 23 14 8 20 Topics: algebra, mathematics, sciences
  6. (graph theory, of a graph) Such that, for any two vertices there exists an automorphism which maps one to the other. Tags: not-comparable, of a graph Categories (topical): Graph theory
    Sense id: transitive-en-adj-BbejRruS Topics: graph-theory, mathematics, sciences Translations (of a graph): transitiva (Esperanto), transitiivinen (Finnish), transitif (French), טרנזיטיבי (Hebrew), transitivo (Spanish) Disambiguation of 'of a graph': 0 0 0 0 0 100
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: ambitransitive, bitransitive, complex transitive, ditransitive, monotransitive, quasi-transitive, semi-transitive, transitively, transitiveness, transitive verb, unitransitive Related terms: reflexive, symmetric Translations (of a group action): transitiivinen (Finnish), transitif (French), tranzytywny (Polish), transitivo (Portuguese), transitivo (Spanish) Disambiguation of 'of a group action': 5 8 23 22 23 19

Noun

IPA: /ˈtɹænzɪtɪv/ Audio: en-us-transitive.ogg [US]
enPR: trăn'zĭtĭv Etymology: From Latin trānsitīvus, from trānsitus, from trāns (“across”) + itus, from eō (“to go”). Etymology templates: {{cln|en|undefined derivations}}, {{uder|en|la|trānsitīvus}} Latin trānsitīvus, {{m|la|trānsitus}} trānsitus, {{m|la|trāns||across}} trāns (“across”), {{m|la|itus}} itus, {{m|la|eō||to go}} eō (“to go”) Head templates: {{en-noun}} transitive (plural transitives) Forms: transitives [plural]
  1. (grammar) A transitive verb. Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: transitive-en-noun-C0rfUYie Categories (other): English undefined derivations, Parts of speech Disambiguation of English undefined derivations: 17 4 14 23 14 8 20 Disambiguation of Parts of speech: 7 7 19 8 7 9 43 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

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          "ref": "1841-1843, Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Poet",
          "text": "For all symbols are fluxional; all language is vehicular and transitive, and is good, as ferries and horses are, for conveyance, not as farms and houses are, for homestead.",
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          "_dis1": "92 1 2 2 1 2",
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          "_dis1": "92 1 2 2 1 2",
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          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "making a transit or passage",
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          "_dis1": "92 1 2 2 1 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "making a transit or passage",
          "word": "siirtyvä"
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          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "making a transit or passage",
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          "_dis1": "92 1 2 2 1 2",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "making a transit or passage",
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          "lang": "Portuguese",
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          "_dis1": "92 1 2 2 1 2",
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          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "making a transit or passage",
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          "_dis1": "92 1 2 2 1 2",
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          "lang": "Russian",
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          "sense": "making a transit or passage",
          "word": "перехо́дный"
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          "_dis1": "92 1 2 2 1 2",
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          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "making a transit or passage",
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          "lang": "Ukrainian",
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          "sense": "making a transit or passage",
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          "ref": "1843, John Stuart Mill, A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive",
          "text": "By far the greater part of the transitive or derivative applications of words depend on casual and unaccountable caprices of the feelings or the fancy.",
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        "Affected by transference of signification."
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        "Affected by transference of signification."
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          "word": "overdrachtelijk"
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            "Language",
            "Social sciences",
            "Communication",
            "Sciences",
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          "text": "Men have tried to turn \"revolutionise\" from a transitive to an intransitive verb.",
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          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "sq",
          "lang": "Albanian",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "kalimtar"
        },
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          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "ar",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "mutaʿaddin",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "tags": [
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          ],
          "word": "مُتَعَدٍّ"
        },
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          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "hy",
          "lang": "Armenian",
          "roman": "ancʿołakan",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "անցողական"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "az",
          "lang": "Azerbaijani",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "təsirli"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "be",
          "lang": "Belarusian",
          "roman": "pjeraxódny",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "перахо́дны"
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          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "prehóden",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "прехо́ден"
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          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitiu"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "jíwù",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "及物"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "přechodný"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitiv"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "overgankelijk"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitief"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "eo",
          "lang": "Esperanto",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitiva"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitiivinen"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitif"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitivo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "ka",
          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "gardamavali",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "გარდამავალი"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitiv"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "metavatikós",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "μεταβατικός"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "grc",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "metabatikós",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "tags": [
            "Ancient"
          ],
          "word": "μεταβατικός"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "grc",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "allopathḗs",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "tags": [
            "Ancient"
          ],
          "word": "ἀλλοπαθής"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "grc",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "diabibastikós",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "tags": [
            "Ancient"
          ],
          "word": "διαβιβαστικός"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "tárgyas"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "ga",
          "lang": "Irish",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "aistreach"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "transitivo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "alt": "たどう",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "tadō",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "他動"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "alt": "他動",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "tadong",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "타동"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "kmr",
          "lang": "Kurdish",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "tags": [
            "Northern-Kurdish"
          ],
          "word": "têper"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "kmr",
          "lang": "Kurdish",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "tags": [
            "Northern-Kurdish"
          ],
          "word": "gerguhêz"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "mk",
          "lang": "Macedonian",
          "roman": "preoden",
          "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
          "word": "преоден"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "6 4 66 11 6 7",
          "code": "ml",
          "lang": "Malayalam",
          "roman": "sakaṟmmakakriya",
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          "text": "For all symbols are fluxional; all language is vehicular and transitive, and is good, as ferries and horses are, for conveyance, not as farms and houses are, for homestead.",
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        }
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        "Making a transit or passage."
      ],
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        "Making a transit or passage."
      ],
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        "not-comparable"
      ]
    },
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        "English terms with quotations"
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        {
          "ref": "1843, John Stuart Mill, A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive",
          "text": "By far the greater part of the transitive or derivative applications of words depend on casual and unaccountable caprices of the feelings or the fancy.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Affected by transference of signification."
      ],
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        "Affected by transference of signification."
      ],
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        "not-comparable"
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          "word": "intransitive"
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        {
          "text": "The English verb \"to notice\" is a transitive verb, because we say things like \"She noticed a problem\".",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "ref": "1908, G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy",
          "text": "Men have tried to turn \"revolutionise\" from a transitive to an intransitive verb.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
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        "Taking a direct object or objects."
      ],
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        "of a verb"
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        "human-sciences",
        "linguistics",
        "sciences"
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          "word": "nontransitive"
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        "English terms with usage examples",
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        {
          "text": "\"Is an ancestor of\" is a transitive relation: if Alice is an ancestor of Bob, and Bob is an ancestor of Carol, then Alice is an ancestor of Carol.",
          "type": "example"
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      "glosses": [
        "Having the property that if an element a is related to b and b is related to c, then a is necessarily related to c."
      ],
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        "(set theory, of a relation on a set) Having the property that if an element a is related to b and b is related to c, then a is necessarily related to c."
      ],
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        "en:set theory"
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        "not-comparable",
        "of a relation on a set"
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      "topics": [
        "mathematics",
        "sciences",
        "set-theory"
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      "categories": [
        "en:Algebra"
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        "Such that, for any two elements of the acted-upon set, some group element maps the first to the second."
      ],
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        "(algebra, of a group action) Such that, for any two elements of the acted-upon set, some group element maps the first to the second."
      ],
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        "not-comparable",
        "of a group action"
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        "algebra",
        "mathematics",
        "sciences"
      ]
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      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Such that, for any two vertices there exists an automorphism which maps one to the other."
      ],
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        "(graph theory, of a graph) Such that, for any two vertices there exists an automorphism which maps one to the other."
      ],
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        "not-comparable",
        "of a graph"
      ],
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        "graph-theory",
        "mathematics",
        "sciences"
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      "ipa": "/ˈtɹænzɪtɪv/"
    },
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      "enpr": "trăn'zĭtĭv"
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    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "prehoden",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "преходен"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "transitiu"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "siirtyvä"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "kulkeva"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "transitório"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "tranzitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "perexódnyj",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "перехо́дный"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "perexidnýj",
      "sense": "making a transit or passage",
      "word": "перехідни́й"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "affected by transference of signification",
      "word": "overdrachtelijk"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "affected by transference of signification",
      "word": "muuttuva"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "óbraznyj",
      "sense": "affected by transference of signification",
      "word": "о́бразний"
    },
    {
      "code": "sq",
      "lang": "Albanian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "kalimtar"
    },
    {
      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "mutaʿaddin",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "indefinite"
      ],
      "word": "مُتَعَدٍّ"
    },
    {
      "code": "hy",
      "lang": "Armenian",
      "roman": "ancʿołakan",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "անցողական"
    },
    {
      "code": "az",
      "lang": "Azerbaijani",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "təsirli"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "pjeraxódny",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "перахо́дны"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "prehóden",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "прехо́ден"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitiu"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "jíwù",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "及物"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "přechodný"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "overgankelijk"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitief"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitiva"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitiivinen"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitif"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "gardamavali",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "გარდამავალი"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "metavatikós",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "μεταβατικός"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "metabatikós",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient"
      ],
      "word": "μεταβατικός"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "allopathḗs",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient"
      ],
      "word": "ἀλλοπαθής"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "diabibastikós",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient"
      ],
      "word": "διαβιβαστικός"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "tárgyas"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "aistreach"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
    {
      "alt": "たどう",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "tadō",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "他動"
    },
    {
      "alt": "他動",
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "tadong",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "타동"
    },
    {
      "code": "kmr",
      "lang": "Kurdish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Northern-Kurdish"
      ],
      "word": "têper"
    },
    {
      "code": "kmr",
      "lang": "Kurdish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Northern-Kurdish"
      ],
      "word": "gerguhêz"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "preoden",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "преоден"
    },
    {
      "code": "ml",
      "lang": "Malayalam",
      "roman": "sakaṟmmakakriya",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "സകർമ്മകക്രിയ"
    },
    {
      "code": "mn",
      "lang": "Mongolian",
      "roman": "tusax",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "тусах"
    },
    {
      "code": "nrf",
      "lang": "Norman",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitif"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "oc",
      "lang": "Occitan",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitiu"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "przechodni"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "tranzitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "perexódnyj",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "перехо́дный"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "aisigeach"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "aistreach"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "asdolach"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "пре́лазан"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "прије́лазан"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "prélazan"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "prijélazan"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "prechodný"
    },
    {
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "prehoden"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "transitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "geçişli"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "perexidnýj",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "перехідни́й"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "ngoại"
    },
    {
      "code": "vo",
      "lang": "Volapük",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "loveädik"
    },
    {
      "code": "cy",
      "lang": "Welsh",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "anghyflawn"
    },
    {
      "code": "zza",
      "lang": "Zazaki",
      "sense": "grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects",
      "word": "ravêrdın"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "chuándìxìng",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "传递性"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "tranzitivní"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "transitiva"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "transitiivinen"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "transitif"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "transitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "is",
      "lang": "Icelandic",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "gegnvirkur"
    },
    {
      "alt": "すいいてき",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "suiiteki",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "推移的"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "przechodni"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "tranzitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "perexódnyj",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "перехо́дный"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "тра̏нзитӣван"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "trȁnzitīvan"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "transitiv"
    },
    {
      "code": "tl",
      "lang": "Tagalog",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "palipat"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "perexidnýj",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "перехідни́й"
    },
    {
      "code": "cy",
      "lang": "Welsh",
      "sense": "set theory, of a relation on a set",
      "word": "trosaidd"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "of a group action",
      "word": "transitiivinen"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "of a group action",
      "word": "transitif"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "of a group action",
      "word": "tranzytywny"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "of a group action",
      "word": "transitivo"
    },
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      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "of a group action",
      "word": "transitivo"
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      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "of a graph",
      "word": "transitiva"
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      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "of a graph",
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      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
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      "word": "transitif"
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      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "sense": "of a graph",
      "word": "טרנזיטיבי"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "of a graph",
      "word": "transitivo"
    }
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      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "la",
        "3": "trānsitīvus"
      },
      "expansion": "Latin trānsitīvus",
      "name": "uder"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "la",
        "2": "trānsitus"
      },
      "expansion": "trānsitus",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "la",
        "2": "trāns",
        "3": "",
        "4": "across"
      },
      "expansion": "trāns (“across”)",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "la",
        "2": "itus"
      },
      "expansion": "itus",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "la",
        "2": "eō",
        "3": "",
        "4": "to go"
      },
      "expansion": "eō (“to go”)",
      "name": "m"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Latin trānsitīvus, from trānsitus, from trāns (“across”) + itus, from eō (“to go”).",
  "forms": [
    {
      "form": "transitives",
      "tags": [
        "plural"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {},
      "expansion": "transitive (plural transitives)",
      "name": "en-noun"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "noun",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Grammar"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "2011, Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin, The Syntax of Romanian: Comparative Studies in Romance (page 136)",
          "text": "This means that subcategorization properties do not allow us to distinguish between transitives and intransitives (both types of verbs are allowed, but not obliged, to take a direct object)."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A transitive verb."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(grammar) A transitive verb."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "grammar",
        "human-sciences",
        "linguistics",
        "sciences"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ˈtɹænzɪtɪv/"
    },
    {
      "enpr": "trăn'zĭtĭv"
    },
    {
      "audio": "en-us-transitive.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/5/54/En-us-transitive.ogg/En-us-transitive.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/54/En-us-transitive.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    }
  ],
  "word": "transitive"
}

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