I found that it was his persistent, natural, and magnificent use of hundreds of transitive verbs.
The transitive verb has no subject; the noun nothing to govern it.
Raise is a transitive verb, or one in which the action passes over to an object.
The government of all transitive verbs is necessarily objective.
The active voice is that form of a transitive verb which makes the subject and the agent the same word.
The beauty of Chinese verbs is that they are all transitive or intransitive at pleasure.
The second is into transitive, intransitive, and merely non-transitive relations, which are defined as follows.
A verb which is transitive in one of its senses may be intransitive in another.
This word completing a transitive verb is sometimes called a factitive object, or second object, but it is a true complement.
Lay, which is a transitive verb, should not be confused with lie.
"taking a direct object" (of verbs), 1570s (implied in transitively), from Late Latin transitivus (Priscian) "transitive," literally "that may pass over (to another person)," from transire "go or cross over" (see transient).
Of or relating to a mathematical or logical relation between three elements such that if the relation holds between the first and second elements and between the second and third elements, it necessarily holds between the first and third elements. The relation of being greater than in mathematics is transitive, since if a > b and b > c, then a > c.
A relation R is transitive if x R y & y R z => x R z. Equivalence relations, pre-, partial and total orders are all transitive.