Intransitive

Definition of Intransitive

In`tran´si`tive
a.1.Not passing farther; kept; detained.
And then it is for the image's sake and so far is intransitive; but whatever is paid more to the image is transitive and passes further.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.(Gram.) Not transitive; not passing over to an object; expressing an action or state that is limited to the agent or subject, or, in other words, an action which does not require an object to complete the sense; as, an intransitive verb, e. g., the bird flies; the dog runs.

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