transitive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “transitive” in the English Dictionary

"transitive" in British English

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uk   /ˈtræn.sə.tɪv/ /ˈtrɑːn-/ /-zə-/  us   /ˈtræn.sə.t̬ɪv/ /-zə-/ specialized
B2 (of a ​verb) having or ​needing an ​object: In this ​dictionary, transitive ​verbs, such as "put", are ​marked [T].
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adverb uk   us   /-li/
Can "​cry" be used transitively?
noun [U] uk   /ˌtræn.səˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/ /ˈtrɑːn-/ /-zə-/  us   /ˌtræn.sə.t̬ɪv-/ /-zə-/

transitivenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtræn.sə.tɪv/ /ˈtrɑːn-/ /-zə-/  us   /ˈtræn.sə.t̬ɪv/ /-zə-/ specialized
a transitive ​verb
(Definition of transitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"transitive" in American English

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transitiveadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtræn·sɪ·t̬ɪv, -zɪ·t̬ɪv/
grammar (of a ​verb) having or ​needing an ​object: In the ​sentence "The ​carhit a ​tree," "​hit" is a transitive ​verb and "​tree" is the ​object.
(Definition of transitive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “transitive”
in Korean 타동사의…
in Arabic فِعل مُتَعدٍّ (نَحو)…
in Malaysian transitif…
in French transitif…
in Russian переходный (в грамматике)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動詞)及物的…
in Italian transitivo…
in Turkish geçişli, nesne alan…
in Polish przechodni…
in Spanish transitivo…
in Vietnamese ngoại động từ…
in Portuguese transitivo…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับสกรรมกริยา…
in German transitiv…
in Catalan transitiu…
in Japanese (文法)他動詞の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动词)及物的…
in Indonesian transitif…
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