Origin of transitive
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How to use transitive in a sentence
Though science is regrettably behind in confirming this, I think it’s fair to say that, because pain causes an endorphin response, and hot peppers cause pain, by the transitive principle, eating hot peppers probably causes an endorphin rush.What would possess someone to eat a Carolina Reaper pepper? This writer tried to find out.|Leigh Cowart|September 20, 2021|Popular-Science
How transitive these equations are is the question posed above, but it is trivial to follow the thread from one to the next to the next.
If the word is to be taken as virtually transitive, the object must be the partisans of the offender.
That's called "transitive trust" -- trust that moves across the web of our relationships.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
The intransitive form derives from the transitive by dropping a generalized, customary, reflexive or cognate object.
To grammarians and logicians these have seemed more primitive than the transitive, or at least exceptions to the transitive.
I found that it was his persistent, natural, and magnificent use of hundreds of transitive verbs.
British Dictionary definitions for transitive
- denoting an occurrence of a verb when it requires a direct object or denoting a verb that customarily requires a direct object``to find'' is a transitive verb
- (as noun)these verbs are transitives