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transfer (v.)

late 14c., from Old French transferer or directly from Latin transferre "bear across, carry over, bring through; transfer, copy, translate," from trans "across, beyond" (see trans-) + ferre "to carry" (from PIE root *bher- (1) "to carry"). Related: Transferred; transferring.

transfer (n.)

1670s, "conveyance of property," from transfer (v.).

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Definitions of transfer from WordNet
1
transfer (v.)
transfer somebody to a different position or location of work;
Synonyms: reassign
transfer (v.)
move from one place to another;
transfer the patient to another hospital
transfer the data
transfer (v.)
lift and reset in another soil or situation;
Synonyms: transplant
transfer (v.)
move around;
transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket
Synonyms: shift
transfer (v.)
cause to change ownership;
I transferred my stock holdings to my children
transfer (v.)
change from one vehicle or transportation line to another;
Synonyms: change
transfer (v.)
send from one person or place to another;
Synonyms: transmit / transport / channel / channelize / channelise
transfer (v.)
shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes;
Synonyms: remove
transfer (v.)
transfer from one place or period to another;
Synonyms: transpose / transplant
2
transfer (n.)
the act of moving something from one location to another;
Synonyms: transportation / transport / transferral / conveyance
transfer (n.)
someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another;
the best student was a transfer from LSU
Synonyms: transferee
transfer (n.)
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
Synonyms: transference
transfer (n.)
a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances;
transfer (n.)
application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation;
Synonyms: transfer of training / carry-over
transfer (n.)
transferring ownership;
Synonyms: transference
From wordnet.princeton.edu