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 (trăn′sĭ-tĭv, -zĭ-)
1. Abbr. trans. or tr. or t. Grammar Expressing an action carried from the subject to the object; requiring a direct object to complete meaning. Used of a verb or verb construction.
2. Characterized by or involving transition.
3. Logic & Mathematics Of or relating to a binary relation such that, whenever one element is related to a second element and the second element is related to a third element, then the first element is also related to the third element. Examples of transitive relations are "less than" for real numbers (a < b and b < c implies a < c) and divisibility for integers (a divides b and b divides c mean that a divides c).
n. Grammar
A transitive verb.

[Late Latin trānsitīvus, passing over (translation of Greek diabibastikos), from trānsitus, past participle of trānsīre, to go over; see transient.]

tran′si·tive·ly adv.
tran′si·tive·ness, tran′si·tiv′i·ty n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.transitively - in a transitive manner; "you can use the verb `eat' transitively or intransitively"
intransitively - in an intransitive manner; "you can use the verb `drink' intransitively, without a direct object"


[ˈtrænzɪtɪvlɪ] ADVtransitivamente


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