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- adv. In an intransitive manner; without an object following.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Without an object following; in the manner of an intransitive verb.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the manner of an intransitive verb; without passing over to or governing an object.
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- adv. in an intransitive manner
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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