1. [ noun ] (transportation) the act of transporting something from one location to another
Synonyms: transportation conveyance transferral
Related terms: movement delivery carry drive airlift resettlement lighterage transshipment connection teleportation pickup bring transport transmit
2. [ verb ] transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
Synonyms: reassign second
Related terms: delegate exchange second reassignment
3. [ verb ] move from one place to another

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

Related terms: move mail send convey commit port upload carry spool offload ftp translocate offset download transportation
4. [ verb ] lift and reset in another soil or situation
Synonyms: transplant

"Transplant the young rice plants"

Related terms: displace transplant transplanter transferer transplant
5. [ verb ] move around
Synonyms: shift

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

Related terms: move remove carry_over shuffle shunt transpose transship carry bunker translocate shift
6. [ verb ] send from one person or place to another
Synonyms: transmit channelize channel channelise transport

"transmit a message"

Related terms: move bring send release project turn translate propagate transportation channel transmission transportation conveyance duct channel channelization transferer sender
7. [ verb ] cause to change ownership

"I transferred my stock holdings to my children"

Related terms: give pass exchange distribute commit convey alien assign secularize negociate transferor transferer move change_hands
8. [ verb ] (transportation) change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
Synonyms: change

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

Related terms: travel
9. [ noun ] someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
Synonyms: transferee

"the best student was a transfer from LSU"

Related terms: person
10. [ noun ] the act of transfering something from one form to another
Synonyms: transference

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

Related terms: change_of_state transmit
11. [ verb ] shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes
Synonyms: remove

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

Related terms: transferer
12. [ noun ] (writing) a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances
Related terms: ticket
13. [ noun ] (psychology,education) generalization of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation
Synonyms: carry-over stimulus_generalisation generalization stimulus_generalization transfer_of_training
Related terms: learning generalisation carry_over
14. [ verb ] transfer from one place or period to another
Synonyms: transpose transplant

"The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"

Related terms: shift
15. [ noun ] transferring ownership
Synonyms: transference
Related terms: transaction lend-lease quitclaim secularization alienation conveyance
Similar spelling:   transferer