Meaning of TRANSITIVE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtrænsɪtɪv ]

adj. 1 Gram. (of a verb or sense of a verb) that takes a direct object (whether expressed or implied), e.g. saw in saw the donkey, saw that she was ill (opp. INTRANSITIVE). 2 Logic (of a relation) such as to be valid for any two members of a sequence if it is valid for every pair of successive members. øøtransitively adv. transitiveness n. transitivity n. [LL transitivus (as TRANSIT)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.