Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the manner of an intransitive verb; without passing over to or governing an object.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. (Gram.) Without an object following; in the manner of an intransitive verb.
- adv. in an intransitive manner
- intransitive + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Unrelated, but my pet peeve is “pass” used intransitively, without the word “away”, meaning “to die”.”
“His phenomenologies are phenomenological ontologies: they look at the coherence of something appearing precisely as how it exists, in its being taken intransitively, as be-ing or is-ing: Levinas said helpfully once that Heidegger's contribution to philosophy is in restoring an intransitive character to being.”
“Alternately, you can say I am bored with X, and then the analogy to "tire/tired" seems a good one: to use intransitively you say I tire of X.”
“Could it have something to do with confusion from using "bore" past tense of "bear," which can be used intransitively?”
“Whereas a creature can be both intransitively conscious and transitively conscious of something, a mental state can only be intransitively conscious.”
“They do not take on the question of who makes the process happen, whether it is a process of assimilating or being assimilated, whether "Mexican Americans" are becoming similar (actively, intransitively, reflexively, because they will it) or are being made similar (passively, because they cannot help it).”
“(_Continued from_ p. 522.) _Dare_, to lurk, or cause to lurk; used both transitively and intransitively.”
“We might also have _ad locum_ with _adeó_ used intransitively.”
“ _Vertit_, intransitively, 'has become changed;' the same as _vertit se_, or _versum est_.”
“_Canere_ is here used intransitively, 'to sound,' as in _Cat_.chap. 59 Below, it is used transitively, in the sense of 'to blow,' or 'give a signal.”
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