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Transitivity or transitive may refer to:


Grammar

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Transitivity (grammar) In linguistics, transitivity is a property of verbs that relates to whether a verb can take objects and how many such objects a verb can take. It is closely related to valency, which considers other verb arguments in addition to direct objects. Th ...
, a property of verbs that relates to whether a verb can take direct objects *
Transitive verb A transitive verb is a verb that accepts one or more objects. This contrasts with intransitive verbs, which do not have objects. Transitivity is traditionally thought a global property of a clause, by which activity is transferred from an agent to ...
, a verb which takes an object *
Transitive caseIn grammar, the transitive case is a grammatical case used in a small number of languages to mark either argument of a transitive verb, but not used with intransitive verbs. Such a situation, which is quite rare among the world's languages, has also ...
, a grammatical case to mark arguments of a transitive verb


Logic and mathematics

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Transitive group action Transitivity or transitive may refer to: Grammar * Transitivity (grammar), a property of verbs that relates to whether a verb can take direct objects * Transitive verb, a verb which takes an object * Transitive case, a grammatical case to mark arg ...
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Transitive relation In mathematics, a homogeneous relation over a set is transitive if for all elements , , in , whenever relates to and to , then also relates to . Each partial order as well as each equivalence relation needs to be transitive. Definition ...
, a binary relation in which if ''A'' is related to ''B'' and ''B'' is related to ''C'', then ''A'' is related to ''C'' *
Syllogism A syllogism ( grc-gre, συλλογισμός, ''syllogismos'', 'conclusion, inference') is a kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or more propositions that are asserted or assumed to be t ...
, a related notion in propositional logic *
Intransitivity In mathematics, intransitivity (sometimes called nontransitivity) is a property of binary relations that are not transitive relations. This may include any relation that is not transitive, or the stronger property of antitransitivity, which describe ...
, properties of binary relations in mathematics * Arc-transitive graph, a graph whose automorphism group acts transitively upon ordered pairs of adjacent vertices * Edge-transitive graph, a graph whose automorphism group acts transitively upon its edges * Vertex-transitive graph, a graph whose automorphism group acts transitively upon its vertices * Transitive set a set ''A'' such that whenever ''x'' ∈ ''A'', and ''y'' ∈ ''x'', then ''y'' ∈ ''A'' * Topological transitivity property of a continuous map for which every open subset ''U of the phase space intersects every other open subset ''V'', when going along trajectory


Other

* Transitive Corporation, a computer software firm that developed QuickTransit cross-platform virtualization * Transitive dependency, a functional dependency of database management which holds by virtue of transitive relation


See also

* Intransitive (disambiguation) {{disambiguation, math