ditransitive

[ dahy-tran-si-tiv, -zi- ]
/ daɪˈtræn sɪ tɪv, -zɪ- /
Grammar

adjective

noting or pertaining to a verb taking both a direct and an indirect object, as give in “I gave him the package.”

noun

a ditransitive verb.

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OTHER WORDS FROM ditransitive

di·tran·si·tiv·i·ty, noun
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