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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that involves passing or leading successively on to members of a class or a series of developments .

Usage examples (25)
  • You can use the verb `eat' transitively or intransitively
  • In order to characterize transitively relational partial meet contraction postulates are needed that refer to contraction by conjunctions.
  • Whereas a creature can be both intransitively conscious and transitively conscious of something, a mental state can only be intransitively conscious.
  • For we have to decide whether the perceptual state in virtue of which an organism may be said to be transitively-conscious of something must itself be a conscious one for more
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