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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Designating a verb that requires a direct object to complete the meaning.

Usage examples (28)
  • The transitive verb is incomplete without a direct object.
  • It's called the transitive property in higher math.
  • Mr. Kimble, my math teacher, says that's what's called the transitive property.
  • One metric of trust is transitive, that is, the trustworthiness of the people who trust someone. for more
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