Transitive

Definition of Transitive

Tran´si`tive
a.1.Having the power of making a transit, or passage.
2.Effected 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.
- Stewart.
3.(Gram.) 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.

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