transitivize


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Verb1.transitivize - make transitive; "adding `out' to many verbs transitivizes them"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
detransitivise, detransitivize, intransitivise, intransitivize - intransitivize; "removing the object will intransitivize the verbs"
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Finally, verbs of non-internally-caused manner-of-motion like balak' 'roll' and haarax 'slide' and some emission verbs like tsiirin 'buzz' take applicative -t with causative linking properties (if they transitivize at all):
23) Yet, without any known exception, degree achievement verbs exclusively causativize, if they transitivize at all.
These middle constructions transitivize monovalent movement verbs like correr.