Meaning of TRANSITIVE in English

[] adj [LL transitivus, fr. L transitus, pp. of transire] (1590) 1: characterized by having or containing a direct object "a ~ verb" "a ~ construction"

2: being or relating to a relation with the property that if the relation holds between a first element and a second and between the second element and a third, it holds between the first and third elements "equality is a ~ relation"

3: of, relating to, or characterized by transition -- adv -- n -- n

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