Definition of Transfer


  • transferring ownership
  • application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation
    - transfer of training - carry over
  • a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances
  • 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"
  • someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
    "the best student was a transfer from LSU"
  • the act of moving something from one location to another


  • transfer from one place or period to another
    "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"
  • 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"
  • send from one person or place to another
    "transmit a message"
  • change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
    "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
  • cause to change ownership
    "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"
  • move around
    "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"
  • lift and reset in another soil or situation
    "Transplant the young rice plants"
  • move from one place to another
    "transfer the data"
    "transmit the news"
    "transfer the patient to another hospital"
  • transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Transfer

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Unscramble transfer

285 unscramble word found using the letters transfer.

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