What are transitive and intransitive verbs?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 5:06 pm ad1c9bdddf
A transitive verb is one which takes a direct object. This direct object is in the accusative case.
I love that house.
"to love" is a transitive verb; "that house" is the direct object of the verb "to love". In Latin, this would be
illam villam amo.
"that house" is in the accusative case because it is the direct object of the verb.
In addition to a direct object, a transitive verb may ...