a verb that does not take a direct object: e.g.,fall, sleep, talk.
a verb (or verb construction) that does not take an object
an action verb which can't accept a direct object
a special type of verb that does not require an object
a verb that does not transfer action to a noun (a direct object )
a verb that has no object, for example, sleep, cough , and talk
a verb that is not transitive
a verb whose action is complete without being transferred to another object
verb that does not act on an object. For example, "lobby" is intransitive in the sentence "I lobby for intransitive verbs".
An intransitive verb is a verb that, rather than being followed by the object of a sentence, is followed by, for example, a preposition. Reply is an intransitive verb. You can’t say, I replied him; you have to use the preposition to. I replied to him.
A verb which is used to talk about an action or event that only involves the subject and so does not have an object. E.g. The king arrived.
An intransitive verb doesn't need an object. For example: The dog sits.
A verb that does not take a direct object. His nerve failed.
(grammatical term) A verb that has no object. For more information about intransitive (and transitive) verbs, click here.
An intransitive verb is a verb that has only one argument, that is, a verb with valency equal to one. In more familiar terms, an intransitive verb has a subject but does not have an object. For example, in English, the verbs sleep, die, and swim, are intransitive.