Intransitive Verb

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An Intransitive Verb is a Verb that does not require a Direct Object in order to compose a Verb Phrase.



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  1. a verb (or verb construction) that does not take an object

wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn

  1. In grammar, an intransitive verb does not take an object. In more technical terms, an intransitive verb has only one argument (its subject), and hence has a valency of one. For example, in English, the verbs sleep, complain and die, are intransitive.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intransitive_verb

  1. An action verb not taking a direct object

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/V._i.