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Definition of transitive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

transitive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈtrænsət̮ɪv//
 
, NAmE//ˈtrænzət̮ɪv//
 
(grammar)
 
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(of verbs) used with a direct object In “She wrote a letter,” the verb “wrote” is transitive and the word “letter” is the direct object. opposite intransitive
transitively
 
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adverb The verb is being used transitively.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: transitive