ditransitive

adjective
di·​tran·​si·​tive | \ ˌdī-ˈtran(t)-sə-tiv How to pronounce ditransitive (audio) , -ˈtran-zə- \

Definition of ditransitive

: able to take both a direct and an indirect object a ditransitive verb

Other Words from ditransitive

ditransitive noun

First Known Use of ditransitive

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Ditransitive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditransitive. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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