Not transitive; not passing over to an object; expressing an action or state that is limited to the agent or subject, or, in other words, an action which does not require an object to complete the sense; as, an intransitive verb, e. g., the bird flies; the dog runs.
refers to a verb that does not take a direct object; that is, to a verb that does not express an action which directly affects another person or thing They fall
a verb that does not take a direct object (e.g. die).
designating a verb that does not require or cannot take a direct object
When a verb refers to a condition or action that only the subject is involved in, with no object. For example, na " to go" and we " to be asleep" are intransitive verbs in Inezeño.
this term refers to a verb which cannot be followed by a direct object, e.g. 'to fall': the dollar has fallen in value recently
Traditionally, a verb which does not take a direct object.
A verb that does not take a direct object is said to be intransitive, contrary to a transitive verb. Example: â€œHe diedâ€ ; â€œThey were sleeping
verbs with no object, like "die", "wait" etc the marker used in the lexicon to label Linking verbs (see VIIIc)
Traditionally used of verbs that take no object. We use the term in a more general sense to refer to any syntactic category that takes no complement. For instance, the italicized heads are transitive in the (a) examples, but intransitive in their (b) counterparts. verb We have eaten the pizza. We have eaten. preposition They crawled underneath the table. They crawled underneath. determiner I like that radio. I like that.