intransitively
adverb see intransitive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Intransitively — In*tran si*tive*ly, adv. (Gram.) Without an object following; in the manner of an intransitive verb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitively — intransitive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a verb) not taking a direct object, e.g. look in look at the sky. The opposite of TRANSITIVE(Cf. ↑transitivity). DERIVATIVES intransitively adverb intransitivity noun …   English terms dictionary

  • intransitively — adverb in an intransitive manner you can use the verb drink intransitively, without a direct object • Ant: ↑transitively • Derived from adjective: ↑intransitive …   Useful english dictionary

  • intransitively — See intransitive. * * * …   Universalium

  • intransitively — adverb In an intransitive manner; without an object following …   Wiktionary

  • intransitively — adv. (Grammar) without a direct object (of a verb) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intransitively — in·transitively …   English syllables

  • intransitively — See: intransitive …   English dictionary

  • intransitive — intransitively, adv. intransitiveness, n. /in tran si tiv/, Gram. adj. 1. noting or having the quality of an intransitive verb. n. 2. See intransitive verb. [1605 15; < L intransitivus. See IN 3, TRANSITIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ergative verb — In linguistics, an ergative verb is a verb that can be either transitive or intransitive, and whose subject when intransitive corresponds to its direct object when transitive.In EnglishIn English, most verbs can be used intransitively, but… …   Wikipedia

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