transitive

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Making a transit or passage

For all symbols are fluxional; all language is vehicular and transitive, and is good, as ferries and horses are, for conveyance, not as farms and houses are, for homestead. — Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Poet.

: Of a relation R on a set S, such that if xRy and yRz, then xRz for all members x, y and z of S (that is, if the relation applies from one element to a second, and from the second to a third, then it also applies from the first element to the third)

Is an ancestor of is a transitive relation.

: Of a verb, that takes an object or objects. (compare with: intransitive.)

Men have tried to turn revolutionise from a transitive to an intransitive verb.

Affected by transference of signification

By far the greater part of the transitive or derivative applications of words depend on casual and unaccountable caprices of the feelings or the fancy. - John Stuart Mill.

{a} having the power of passing over
a word describing a verb that is always used with a direct object
Of a relation R on a set S, such that if xRy and yRz, then xRz for all members x, y and z of S (that is, if the relation applies from one element to a second, and from the second to a third, then it also applies from the first element to the third)
Effected by transference of signification
Of a verb, that takes an object or objects. (compare with: intransitive.)
A relation R on a set S is transitive provided that for all x,y and z in S such that xRy and yRz, we also have xRz (e g x better than y, y better than z, then x better than z)
Having the power of making a transit, or passage
The second word is the predicate of an argument in one of the first word's cases, the second case unless otherwise noted (Tone `=' )
{s} having a direct object (Grammar); temporary, impermanent, intermediate
{i} (Grammar) verb accompanied by a direct object (e.g.: "The girl has a doge")
designating a verb that requires a direct object to complete the meaning
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
A transitive verb has a direct object. intransitive. a transitive verb must have an object, for example the verb 'break' in the sentence 'I broke the cup'. Transitive verbs are marked in this dictionary ditransitive, intransitive intransitive (transitivus, from transire; TRANSIENT)
transitive animate
Belonging to the class of transitive verbs that take animate direct objects
transitive verb
: A verb that is accompanied (either clearly or implicitly) by a direct object in the active voice. It links the action taken by the subject with the object upon which that action is taken. Consequently, transitive verbs can also be used in the passive voice when the direct object of the equivalent active-voice sentence becomes the subject
transitive verbs
plural form of transitive verb
transitive-verb
Attributive form of transitive verb, noun
transitive law
Property of relationship that states that if A is in a given relation to B and B is in the same relation to C, then A is also in that relation to C. Equality, for example, is a transitive relation
transitive verb
a verb (or verb construction) that requires an object in order to be grammatical
transitive verb
{i} verb which describes an action performed on an object by using "the
transitive.
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transitivity
The degree in which any one verb can take/govern objects

There are 3 degrees of transitivity of any one verb: intransitive, monotransitive and ditransitive.

transitively
temporarily, impermanently, intermediately
transitively
in a transitive manner; "you can use the verb `eat' transitively or intransitively
transitively
in a transitive manner; "you can use the verb `eat' transitively or intransitively"
transitively
In a transitive manner
transitiveness
{i} temporariness, impermanence
transitiveness
The quality of being transitive
transitivity
(logic and mathematics) a relation between three elements such that if it holds between the first and second and it also holds between the second and third it must necessarily hold between the first and third
transitivity
in concrete operational thought, a mental concept that underlies the ability to logically combine relations to understand certain conclusions It focuses on reasoning about the relations between classes (See 385)
transitivity
The rate at which water of a prevailing density and viscosity is transmitted through a unit width of an aquifer or confining bed under a unit hydraulic gradient It is a function of properties of the liquid, the porous media, and the thickness of the porous media
transitivity
If r = s and s = t are theorems, then so is r = t
transitivity
The transitivity of a verb is whether or not it is used with a direct object
transitivity
{i} temporariness, impermanence
transitivity
A voter's preference order is said to be transitive if whenever the voter prefers A over B and B over C, he also prefers A over C A similar definition applies to a social preference ordering
transitivity
the grammatical relation created by a transitive verb (logic and mathematics) a relation between three elements such that if it holds between the first and second and it also holds between the second and third it must necessarily hold between the first and third
transitivity
the grammatical relation created by a transitive verb
transitivity
Ability to coordinate isolated elements from a total system and perform operations on those elements (Piaget)
transitive