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Ergative verbs

List compiled by Julia Miller from Collins Cobuild dictionary (1996) and The Grammar Book (Celce-Murcia, M & Larssen-Freeman, D 1999, The grammar book, 2nd edn, Heinle Cengage Learning, Boston, MA)



The words in bold, underlined font are found in the Academic Word List http://www.victoria.ac.nz/lals/resources/academicwordlist/


accelerate

accumulate



adjust

age


amalgamate

assimilate

average out

awake


bake

balance


beat

begin


belch out

bend


blacken

blare


blister

blow


blow up

blur


boil

boil away

boil down

boil down to



bond

break


break off

break up

brighten

bruise


buckle

budge


build up

bulk up


bulk out

burn


burn down

burn up


burst

capsize


catapult

centre


change

cheer up

clear

click


clink

clip


clog up

close


close up

close down

coil

combine


commence

compress

conflate

conflict

connect

contort


contract

contribute

convene

convert

convulse

cook

cool


condense

co-ordinate

correlate

crack


crash

crash land

crease

crisp


crumple up

crystallise

curl

darken


decompose

decrease

deepen

deflate


demobilise

derail


derive

detach


develop

devolve


dig

dilute


dim

diminish

disband


disengage

disperse

dissipate

dissolve

divide

dock


double

double-park

drain

dress up



dribble

drip


drive

drop


drown

dry off


dry out

dry up


ease

edge


emanate

empty


end

engage


enrol

erode

evaporate

even out

expand

fade


fasten

fatten


fill

finish


flatten

float


flutter

focus

fold up


form

fray


freak (out)

funnel


fuse

graze


grill

group


grow

grow out

gush

halt


hang

harden


heal

hush


ignite

inch


incline

increase

industrialise

inflate


integrate

interlink

interlock

interweave

jam

jerk


kick off

knot


land

leak


lengthen

lessen


lighten

line up


liven up

lower


march

marinate

mark(=stain)

marry


mass

match


match up

meet (with)

melt

mesh


mist (over)

mix


move

move along

multiply

muster


mutate

narrow


naturalise

navigate

nestle

nose


open

open up


open out

operate


organise

originate

ossify

overheat



pair off

pair up


pan

parachute

pass

peel


percolate

petrify


pile up

play


plop

plunge


pour

prick up

puff

put up


quadruple

qualify


quieten

quieten down

radiate

rain down

rank

rate


rattle

rearm


redouble

reflect


reform

refuel


register

relate


relax

reopen


reorganise

resettle

rest

restart


return

reunite


rev

rev up


revive

rewind


rhyme

ring


ripen

rock


roll

rotate


ruffle

run


rupture

rush (into)

scuff

sell


separate

settle


sharpen up

shatter


shear off

shorten


shrivel

shut


shut down

shut up


shuttle

sign up


sink

slacken


slam

slew


slide

slim down

slop

slot


slow

slow up


slow down

slur


snap

sober up

soften

solidify



sound

speed up

spew

spill


spill out

spin


splash

splinter

split

split up



spray

spread


sprout

square with

squeeze

stall


stampede

start


stick

stiffen (up)

still

stir


stop

straighten

strengthen

stretch


strike up

submerge

suckle

suffocate



sweep

swell


swerve

swill


swing

swirl


swivel

tack


tan

tangle


taper

tarnish


taxi

tear


tense (up)

terminate

thaw


thaw out

thicken


thin

thrash about

thump

tie in/up with



tighten

tilt


toll

toot


topple

touch


train

transfer

translate

transmute

treble


trickle

triple


turn

twang


twine

twirl


twist

unfold


unfurl

unravel


unroll

unzip


vaporise

vibrate


waft

waggle


wake (up)

waken


warm up

wash


weaken

wear away

wear down

wear out

whirl

widen


wind down

winter


withdraw

worsen


wrinkle




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