1. the grammatical relation created by a transitive verb
  2. (logic and mathematics) a relation between three elements such that if it holds between the first and second and it also holds between the second and third it must necessarily hold between the first and third
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use transitivity In A Sentence

  • As children solidly learn the transitivity status of particular verbs, they become more reluctant to use those verbs in other argument structure constructions.
  • This paper tries to discuss two things concerning the topic: the intransitivity and the " asthenic fever" of literary criticism.
  • One can determine to what degree cliques are present by measuring the amount of clustering, also sometimes referred to as transitivity.
  • One response to these puzzles (eschewed by Parfit himself) is to adopt the thesis of the nontransitivity of intrinsic betterness. Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value
  • As to axiomatization, Leśniewski knew that the pure theory of equivalence could be based on two axioms stating skew-transitivity and associativity: Stanisław Leśniewski
  • I especially like the discussions of behavioral economics, transitivity, endowment effects, and the like.
  • Strengthening is a special case of transitivity, in which the missing premise is a tautology: if C & A then A; if A, B; so if C & A, B.
  • Then, transitivity analysis has been applied to various types of discourse for decades.
  • The Twitter graph isn't transitive but one of its most powerful uses is retweeting, which gives the Twitter graph what might be called curated transitivity. Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life
  • You can't have a classification without an equivalence relation, and one of the three defining properties of an equivalence relation is transitivity.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy