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Hi,

I have the word 'vanish' or 'vanished' as a past tense. I think it is intransitive, meaning it takes no object and has no passive. Is that right?

So any passive construction with a kind of structure like this, 'was vanished', would be not correct. Correct?
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AnonymousI think it is intransitive, meaning it takes no object and has no passive. Is that right?
That's right.
AnonymousSo ... 'was vanished', would be not be correct. Correct?
Correct.
CJ
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Some dictionaries consider it can be transitive:
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vanish
transitive verb : to cause to disappear <you can vanish the coin completely -- Jean Hugard>
Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dict.
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Marius Hancu transitive verb : to cause to disappear
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