intransitiveness
noun see intransitive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • intransitiveness — See intransitively. * * * …   Universalium

  • intransitiveness — n. (Grammar) quality of being without a direct object (of a verb) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intransitiveness — in·transitiveness …   English syllables

  • intransitiveness — noun the grammatical relation created by an intransitive verb • Syn: ↑intransitivity • Ant: ↑transitivity (for: ↑intransitivity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑intransitive, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • intransitivity — noun the grammatical relation created by an intransitive verb • Syn: ↑intransitiveness • Ant: ↑transitivity • Derivationally related forms: ↑intransitive (for: ↑intransitiveness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • intransitive — adjective Etymology: Late Latin intransitivus, from Latin in + Late Latin transitivus transitive Date: 1612 not transitive; especially characterized by not having or containing a direct object < an intransitive verb > • intransitively adverb •… …   New Collegiate 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

  • grammatical relation — noun a linguistic relation established by grammar • Hypernyms: ↑linguistic relation • Hyponyms: ↑agreement, ↑concord, ↑transitivity, ↑transitiveness, ↑intransitivity, ↑intrans …   Useful english dictionary

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