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  Definition of transfer
  1. the act of transfering something from one form to another; "the transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise"
  2. the act of transporting something from one location to another
  3. transferring ownership
  4. application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation
  5. a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances
  6. someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another; "the best student was a transfer from LSU"
  7. transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"
  8. send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
  9. lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants"
  10. move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"
  11. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
  12. change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
  13. cause to change ownership; "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"
  14. move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
  15. transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
Similar Words: transference, transportation, transferral, conveyance, transfer of training, carry-over, transferee, transpose, transplant, transmit, transport, channel, channelize, channelise, shift, remove, change, reassign


Hyponyms: transshipment, airlift, lift, connection, connexion, delivery, bringing, drive, carry, lighterage, resettlement, transplantation, relocation, teleportation, alienation, conveyance, conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveying, quitclaim, lend-lease, lease-lend, secularization, secularisation, generalization, generalisation, stimulus generalization, stimulus generalisation, bring, get, convey, fetch, project, propagate, translate, turn, release, send, send out, transpose, shunt, shuffle, transship, bunker, carry over, carry forward, remove, translocate, give, alien, alienate, negociate, secularize, assign, pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, exchange, change, interchange, distribute, mail, post, get off, send off, transmit, communicate, offset, port, offload, FTP, spool, download, upload, commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, charge, second


Grouped Verbs: transplant


Entailments: move, displace


Derivational Morphology: transmit, transport, channel, channelize, channelise, bring, convey, take, get, fetch, carry, carry over, change, reassign, channelization, channelisation, canalization, canalisation, communication channel, line, transmission channel, duct, epithelial duct, canal, conveyance, transportation, shipping, transference, transferer, transferrer, transferral, transmission, transmittal, transmitting, sender, transmitter, transplant, transplanting, transplantation, transplanter, shift, shifting, transferor, reassignment, transferee


Anagrams: fastener, fenestra


Language Translations:
Chinese: 转移   Danish: forflyttelse and overføre  
Dutch: overplaatsen   Finnish: siirtää and siirto  
French: transférer and transfert   German: übertragen  
Greek: μεταφορά   Hungarian: áthelyezni  
Italian: trasferimento and trasferire   Korean: 옮기다  
Malayalam: സ്ഥലംമാറ്റം   Portuguese: transferência and transferir  
Russian: переносить and переход   Spanish: transferencia and transferir  
Swedish: överföra   Telugu: బదిలీ  
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