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Definition 1: the act of moving something from one location to another - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) the act of changing the location of something

"the movement of cargo onto the vessel"

(... is a kind of transfer ) the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)

(... is a kind of transfer ) the transportation of goods on a lighter

(... is a kind of transfer ) the act of carrying something

(... is a kind of transfer ) the act of driving a herd of animals overland

(... is a kind of transfer ) the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)

"his reluctant delivery of bad news"

(... is a kind of transfer ) shifting from one form of transportation to another

"the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

(... is a kind of transfer ) the transfer from one conveyance to another for shipment

(... is a kind of transfer ) a hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation; matter is dematerialized at one place and recreated at another

(transfer is a part of ...) the act of taking aboard passengers or freight

Definition 2: transferring ownership - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

"no transactions are possible without him" "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"

(... is a kind of transfer ) (law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another

"the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership"

(... is a kind of transfer ) act of transferring property title from one person to another

(... is a kind of transfer ) act of transferring a title or right or claim to another

(... is a kind of transfer ) the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause

"lend-lease during World War II was extremely generous"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession

Definition 3: the act of transfering something from one form to another - [noun denoting act]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

Definition 4: application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

"the child's acquisition of language"

(... is a kind of transfer ) (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus

Definition 5: a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances - [noun denoting communication]

(transfer is a kind of ...) a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)

Definition 6: someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another - [noun denoting person]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the best student was a transfer from LSU

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 7: transfer from one place or period to another - [verb of change]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) move from one setting or context to another

"shift the emphasis" "shift one's attention"

Definition 8: send from one person or place to another - [verb of contact]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • transmit a message

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of transfer ) go or come after and bring or take back

"Get me those books over there, please" "Could you bring the wine?" "The dog fetched the hat"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another

(... is a kind of transfer ) transmit

"propagate sound or light through air"

(... is a kind of transfer ) bring to a certain spiritual state

(... is a kind of transfer ) let (something) fall or spill from a container

"turn the flour onto a plate"

(... is a kind of transfer ) to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place

"He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept"

Definition 9: move around - [verb of motion]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of transfer ) 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"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer from one time period to the next

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer for further transportation from one ship or conveyance to another

(... is a kind of transfer ) move about, move back and forth

"He shuffled his funds among different accounts in various countries so as to avoid the IRS"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication

"put down 5 and carry 2"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer to another track, of trains

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer (a chromosomal segment) to a new position

Definition 10: shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes - [verb of motion]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He removed his children to the countryside
  • Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city
  • remove a case to another court

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) move around

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

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer secretly out of an area under enemy control

"the military commander was exfiltrated on a French plane"

Definition 11: change from one vehicle or transportation line to another - [verb of motion]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

Definition 12: lift and reset in another soil or situation - [verb of motion]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Transplant the young rice plants

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) cause to move, usually with force or pressure

"the refugees were displaced by the war"

(transfer has a similar meaning as ...) be transplantable

"These delicate plants do not transplant easily"

Definition 13: cause to change ownership - [verb of possession]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I transferred my stock holdings to my children

(... is a kind of transfer ) make available

"The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia"

(... is a kind of transfer ) give to, and receive from, one another

"Would you change places with me?" "We have been exchanging letters for a year"

(... is a kind of transfer ) place into the hands or custody of

"hand me the spoon, please" "Turn the files over to me, please" "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer one's right to

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer from ecclesiastical to civil possession, use, or control

(... is a kind of transfer ) transmit a title or property

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer by endorsement to another in return for value received

"negociate a bond"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer property or ownership

"The will aliened the property to the heirs"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer by a lease or by a will

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

"I gave her my money" "can you give me lessons?" "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

(transfer implies ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(transfer causes ...) be transferred to another owner

"This restaurant changed hands twice last year"

Definition 14: move from one place to another - [verb of possession]

Samples where transfer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • transfer the data
  • transmit the news
  • transfer the patient to another hospital

(transfer is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of transfer ) cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

"send me your latest results" "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"

(... is a kind of transfer ) cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

"After the second episode, she had to be committed" "he was committed to prison"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer a file or program to a central computer from a smaller computer or a computer at a remote location

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer a file or program from a central computer to a smaller computer or to a computer at a remote location

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer data intended for a peripheral device (usually a printer) into temporary storage

(... is a kind of transfer ) use the file transfer protocol to transfer data from one computer to another

"You can FTP these data"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer (entries) from one account book to another

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer to a peripheral device, of computer data

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer (electronic data) into a database or document

(... is a kind of transfer ) cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer to another

"communicate a disease"

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer

"The spy sent the classified information off to Russia"

(... is a kind of transfer ) move from one place to another, especially of wild animals

"The endangered turtles were translocated to a safe environment"

Synonyms for transfer in the sense of this definition

(transfer is a kind of ...) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

(... is a kind of transfer ) transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment

"The officer was seconded for duty overseas"

(... is a kind of transfer ) hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent

"exchange prisoners" "exchange employees between branches of the company"

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