List of 100+ Intransitive Verbs | Useful Intransitive Verb Examples

Intransitive Verb! Learn useful intransitive verb list in English with example sentences and ESL pictures.

Intransitive Verb Examples

An intransitive verb has two characteristics. First, it is an action verb, expressing a doable activity like arrive, go, lie, sneeze, sit, die, etc. Second, unlike a transitive verb, it will not have a direct object receiving the action.

Here are some intransitive verb examples:

  • It is raining.
  • When he finished the race, he barfed.
  • Water evaporates when it’s hot.
  • He’s been singing all day.
  • You’ve grown since I last saw you.
  • They run.
  • He died.
  • She slept.
  • It snows.

Intransitive Verb List

Learn list of 100+ intransitive verbs in English.

  • Agree
  • Appear
  • Arrive
  • Become
  • Belong
  • Collapse
  • Consist
  • Cost
  • Cough
  • Cry
  • Depend
  • Die
  • Disappear
  • Emerge
  • Exist
  • Explode
  • Fade
  • Fall
  • Fast
  • Float
  • Fly
  • Gallop
  • Go
  • Grow
  • Happen
  • Have
  • Hiccup / hic-cough
  • Inquire
  • Jump
  • Kneel
  • Knock (sound)
  • Last (endure)
  • Laugh
  • Lead
  • Lean
  • Leap
  • Learn
  • Left
  • Lie (recline or tell an untruth)
  • Limp
  • Listen
  • Live
  • Look
  • March
  • Mourn
  • Move
  • Occur
  • Panic
  • Party
  • Pause
  • Peep
  • Pose
  • Pounce
  • Pout
  • Pray
  • Preen
  • Read
  • Recline
  • Relax
  • Relent
  • Remain
  • Respond
  • Result
  • Revolt
  • Rise
  • Roll
  • Run
  • Rush
  • Sail
  • Scream
  • Shake
  • Shout
  • Sigh
  • Sit
  • Skip
  • Sleep
  • Slide
  • Smell
  • Smile
  • Snarl
  • Sneeze
  • Soak
  • Spin
  • Spit
  • Sprint
  • Squeak
  • Stagger
  • Stand
  • Stay
  • Swim
  • Swing
  • Twist
  • Vanish
  • Vomit
  • Wade
  • Wait
  • Wake
  • Walk
  • Wander
  • Wave
  • Whirl
  • Wiggle
  • Work
  • Yell

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Useful list of intransitive verbs in English.

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Aman jha
Aman jha
1 year ago

Nice

Mike Butler
Mike Butler
1 year ago

It is very important to remember that many verbs can be both transitive and intransitive (sometimes transitive and then other times intransitive) including many on the lists from this website. Email me if you have questions.
– English Teacher Mike

Madhu
Madhu
1 year ago

good

shimwe nehale
shimwe nehale
9 months ago

hello plse is saw a transitive or intransitive

Dolumuwagun
Dolumuwagun
4 months ago
Reply to  shimwe nehale

Yh u are correct

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