transitive

Pronunciation Adjective

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Pronunciation Adjective

**transitive** (*not comparable*)

- Making a transit or passage.
- Affected by transference of signification.
- (
*grammar, of a verb*) Taking a direct object or objects.- Antonyms: intransitive
*The English verb "to notice" is a***transitive**verb, because we say things like "She noticed*a problem*".

- (
*set theory, of a relation on a set*) Having the property that if an element*x*is related to*y*and*y*is related to*z*, then*x*is necessarily related to*z*.- Antonyms: intransitive, nontransitive
*"Is an ancestor of" is a***transitive**relation: if Alice is an ancestor of Bob, and Bob is an ancestor of Carol, then Alice is an ancestor of Carol.

- (
*algebra, of a group action*) Such that, for any two elements of the acted-upon set, some group element maps the first to the second. - (
*graph theory, of a graph*) Such that, for any two vertices there exists an automorphism which maps one to the other.

- Portuguese: transitivo, transitório
- Russian: перехо́дный
- Spanish: transitivo

- French: transitif
- German: transitiv
- Italian: transitivo
- Portuguese: transitivo
- Russian: перехо́дный
- Spanish: transitivo

- French: transitif
- German: transitiv
- Portuguese: transitivo
- Russian: перехо́дный
- Spanish: transitivo

- Portuguese: transitivo

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