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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trans•fertrænsˈfɜr, ˈtræns fər; ˈtræns fər(v.; n.)-ferred, -fer•ring

  1. (v.t.)to convey or remove from one place, person, or position to another.

  2. to cause to pass from one person to another, as thought or power; transmit.

  3. Law. to make over the possession or control of:

    to transfer a title to land.

    Category: Law

  4. to imprint, impress, or otherwise convey (a drawing, design, etc.) from one surface to another.

    Category: Printing

  5. (v.i.)to remove oneself or be moved from one place, position, or job to another.

  6. to withdraw from one school, college, etc., and enter another.

  7. to change from one bus, train, etc., to another.

  8. (n.)a means or system of transferring.

  9. an act of transferring.

  10. the fact of being transferred.

  11. a point or place for transferring.

  12. a ticket entitling a passenger to continue a journey on another bus, train, or the like.

  13. a drawing, design, etc., that is or may be transferred from one surface to another, usu. by direct contact.

  14. a person who has transferred, as from one college to another.

  15. Law. the conveyance to another, as by sale or gift, of real or personal property.

    Category: Law

  16. the positive or negative influence of prior learning on subsequent learning.

    Category: Psychology, Language/Linguistics

Origin of transfer:

1350–1400; ME (v.) < L trānsferre=trāns-trans - +ferre to bear1, carry

trans•fer′rer(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance(noun)

    the act of moving something from one location to another

  2. transfer, transferee(noun)

    someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another

    "the best student was a transfer from LSU"

  3. transfer, transference(noun)

    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"

  4. transfer(noun)

    a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances

  5. transfer, transfer of training, carry-over(noun)

    application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation

  6. transfer, transference(verb)

    transferring ownership

  7. transfer, reassign(verb)

    transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

  8. transfer(verb)

    move from one place to another

    "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"

  9. transplant, transfer(verb)

    lift and reset in another soil or situation

    "Transplant the young rice plants"

  10. transfer, shift(verb)

    move around

    "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"

  11. transfer(verb)

    cause to change ownership

    "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"

  12. transfer, change(verb)

    change from one vehicle or transportation line to another

    "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"

  13. transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise(verb)

    send from one person or place to another

    "transmit a message"

  14. remove, transfer(verb)

    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"

  15. transfer, transpose, transplant(verb)

    transfer from one place or period to another

    "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. transfer(verb)ænsˈfɜr, ˈtræns fər; n. ˈtræns fər

    to move or make move from one place to another

    She transferred $1000 into her savings account.; I'd like to transfer to the Washington office.

  2. transferænsˈfɜr, ˈtræns fər; n. ˈtræns fər

    to give ownership or control of sth to sb else

    the process of transferring leadership

  3. transfer(noun)ænsˈfɜr, ˈtræns fər; n. ˈtræns fər

    the process of moving sth from one place to another

    the transfer of prisoners from the jail to the court house; the transfer of funds

Wiktionary

  1. transfer(Noun)

    The act of conveying or removing something from one place, person or thing to another.

  2. transfer(Noun)

    An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.

  3. transfer(Noun)

    A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.

  4. transfer(Verb)

    To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.

  5. transfer(Verb)

    To convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another.

  6. transfer(Verb)

    To be or become transferred.

  7. transfer(Verb)

    To arrange for something to officially belong to or be controlled by somebody else.

  8. Origin: From transfero.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transfer(verb)

    to convey from one place or person another; to transport, remove, or cause to pass, to another place or person; as, to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion

  2. Transfer(verb)

    to make over the possession or control of; to pass; to convey, as a right, from one person to another; to give; as, the title to land is transferred by deed

  3. Transfer(verb)

    to remove from one substance or surface to another; as, to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone

  4. Transfer(noun)

    the act of transferring, or the state of being transferred; the removal or conveyance of a thing from one place or person to another

  5. Transfer(noun)

    the conveyance of right, title, or property, either real or personal, from one person to another, whether by sale, by gift, or otherwise

  6. Transfer(noun)

    that which is transferred

  7. Transfer(noun)

    a picture, or the like, removed from one body or ground to another, as from wood to canvas, or from one piece of canvas to another

  8. Transfer(noun)

    a drawing or writing printed off from one surface on another, as in ceramics and in many decorative arts

  9. Transfer(noun)

    a soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another

  10. Transfer(noun)

    a pathological process by virtue of which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side

Freebase

  1. Transfer

    In professional football, a transfer is the action taken whenever a player under contract moves between professional clubs. It refers to the transferring of a player's registration from one professional association football club to another. In general, the players can only be transferred during a transfer window and according to the rules set by a governing body. Usually some sort of compensation is paid for the player's rights. When a player moves from one club to another, his old contract is terminated and he negotiates a new one with the club he is moving to, unlike in American, Canadian and Australian sports, where teams essentially trade existing player contracts. However, in some cases, transfers can function in a similar manner to player trades, as teams can offer another player on their squad as part of the compensation.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. TRANSFER

    A small bit of paper of remarkable strength, being able to carry a heavy man several miles.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'transfer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2011

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'transfer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4127

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'transfer' in Nouns Frequency: #784

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'transfer' in Verbs Frequency: #362


Translations for transfer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

transfer(noun)

the act of transferring

The manager arranged for his transfer to another football club.

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