Variant of transitive
- Rare of, showing, or characterized by transition; transitional
- Gram. expressing an action thought of as passing over to and having an effect on some person or thing; taking a direct object: said of certain verbs
- Math. designating a relation having the property that, whenever a first element bears a particular relation to a second that in turn bears this same relation to a third, the first element bears this relation to the third: identity and equality are transitive relations
Origin: LL transitivus from Classical Latin transitus: see transit
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