Transfer meaning

trăns-fûr', trăns'fər
Transfer is defined as to move, carry or transport from one person or place to another.

An example of to transfer is the owner of a car signing the title over to a new owner.

An example of to transfer is picking up a package from one location and bringing it to another.

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To convey or cause to pass from one place, person, or thing to another.
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To convey (a design, for example) from one surface to another, as by impression.
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To move oneself from one location or job to another.
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To withdraw from one educational institution or course of study and enroll in another.
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To change from one public conveyance to another.

Transferred to another bus.

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The conveyance or removal of something from one place, person, or thing to another.
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One who transfers or is transferred, as to a new school.
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A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another.
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To convey, carry, remove, or send from one person, place, or position to another.
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To make over or convey (property, title to property, etc.) to another.
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To make over the possession or legal title of (property, for example); convey.
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A conveyance of title or property from one person to another.
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To transfer oneself or be transferred; move.
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To withdraw from one school, college, course of study, etc. and be admitted to another.
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A thing or person that is transferred; specif., a picture or design transferred or to be transferred from one surface to another.
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To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.

To transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion.

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

To transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone.

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(intransitive) To be or become transferred.
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(law) To arrange for something to belong to or be officially controlled by somebody else.

The title to land is transferred by deed.

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(uncountable) The act of conveying or removing something from one place, person or thing to another.
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(countable) An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.
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(countable) A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.
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A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.
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(medicine) A pathological process by 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.
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To convey (a picture, design, etc.) from one surface to another by any of several processes.
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To change from one bus, train, or streetcar to another, usually by presenting a transfer.
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A ticket, provided free or at a small extra charge, entitling the bearer to change from one bus, train, or streetcar to another as specified.
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A place for transferring.
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A form or document effecting a transfer, as from one post or position to another.
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A person who transfers or is transferred from one school, post, position, etc. to another.
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To send data over a computer channel or bus. "Transfer" generally applies to transmission within the computer system, and "transmit" refers to transmission outside the computer over a line or network.Transfers are actually copies, since the data are in both locations at the end of the transfer. Input, output and move instructions activate data transfers in the computer.
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Any and every method of removing something from one person or place to another; specifically, the handing over of possession or control of assets or title. Transfer may be affected by assignment, by delivery, by indorsement, and by operation of law. the act of handing over possession or control.
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Origin of transfer

  • Middle English transferren from Old French transferer from Latin trānsferre trāns- trans- ferre to carry bher-1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin trānsferō (“I bear across").
    From Wiktionary