intransitive verb
  • IPA: /ɪnˌtɹænsətɪv ˈvɜːb/, /ɪnˌtɹænzətɪv ˈvɜːb/


intransitive verb (plural intransitive verbs)

  1. (grammar) An action verb not taking a direct object.
    In the English language, "sleep" is an intransitive verb.
Related terms Translations

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.005
Offline English dictionary