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transfer

trans·fer

transfer

 
 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: traens fr [or] traens fuhr
inflections: transferred, transferring, transfers
definition 1: to convey or move from one place or person to another.
Her company is transferring her to the Los Angeles office.Please hold while I transfer your call to our other department.I transferred everything from my old wallet to my new one.The disease is transferred from one person to another through sneezing or coughing.
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synonyms:
carry, convey, transport
similar words:
channel, consign, empty, forward, move, relocate, remove, send, shift, take, transmit
definition 2: in law, to make over the control or legal title of.
She transferred the property to her brother.
synonyms:
alienate, convey
similar words:
bequeath, cede, consign, deed, devise, grant, hand down, will
definition 3: to copy (a design, illustration, or the like) from one surface to another by pressing the surfaces together.
Press evenly against the surface or you won't transfer the design completely.
synonyms:
imprint
similar words:
copy, duplicate, lithograph, print, stamp, stencil
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: traens fr
definition 1: to move from one place or situation to another.
He transferred to the downtown branch office last year.
synonyms:
move, relocate
similar words:
remove, shift, switch
definition 2: to change from one bus, train, or the like to another.
When you get to Times Square, you'll need to transfer.
synonyms:
change
similar words:
switch
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: traens fr
definition 1: the act or process of transferring.
The transfer of power after the election went relatively smoothly.He was looking forward to his transfer back to the States.
synonyms:
shift, transferal, transference
similar words:
conveyance, move, relocation, removal, transmission, transplant, transport, transportation
definition 2: the state of being transferred.
synonyms:
transference
similar words:
transplant, transportation
definition 3: a ticket given without charge allowing a passenger to shift from one bus, train, or the like to another.
similar words:
pass
definition 4: an illustration, design, or the like that can be transferred from one surface to another.
similar words:
decal, lithograph, print, stamp, stencil
definition 5: in law, the conveyance of property by gift or sale from one party to another.
synonyms:
alienation, conveyance
similar words:
assignment, cession, grant
derivations: transferable (transferrable) (adj.), transferability (n.)
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