Meaning of TRANSITIVE in English

adj effected by transference of signification.

2. transitive ·adj having the power of making a transit, or passage.

3. transitive ·adj passing over to an object; expressing an action which is not limited to the agent or subject, but which requires an object to complete the sense; as, a transitive verb, for example, he holds the book.

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