To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.
To convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another.
To be or become transferred.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Convey, transmit, and transport all imply delivery at a destination; as, I will convey the information to your friend; air conveys sound (to a listener); carry does not necessarily imply delivery, and often does not admit of it. A man carries an appearance, conveys an impression, the appearance remaining his own, the impression being given to another; I will transmit the letter; transport the goods. A horse carries his mane and tail, but does not convey them. Transfer may or may not imply delivery to another person; as, items may be transferred from one account to another or a word transferred to the following line. In law, real estate, which can not be moved, is conveyed by simply transferring title and possession. Transport usually refers to material, transfer, transmit, and convey may refer to immaterial objects; we transfer possession, transmit intelligence, convey ideas, but do not transport them. In the case of convey the figurative sense now predominates. Compare CARRY.
Convey to a friend, a purchaser, etc.; convey from the house to the station; convey by express, by hand, etc.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyancenoun
the act of moving something from one location to another
exaltation, fare, carry-over, transference, imparting, tape transport, transport, impartation, rapture, transportation, transit, deportation, shipping, exile, ecstasy, tape drive, transfer of training, transportation system, conveying, transferee, conveyancing, conveyance of title, transferral, conveyance, raptus, expatriation
someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
"the best student was a transfer from LSU"
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"
a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances
transfer, transfer of training, carry-overnoun
application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation
transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
move from one place to another
"transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
lift and reset in another soil or situation
"Transplant the young rice plants"
"transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"
reassign, change, agitate, budge, channel, careen, transplant, transport, remove, transpose, stir, reposition, tilt, wobble, pitch, channelize, shift, transmit, lurch, switch, channelise, change over, dislodge
cause to change ownership
"I transferred my stock holdings to my children"
change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
"She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channeliseverb
send from one person or place to another
"transmit a message"
ship, canalise, beam, delight, ravish, transpose, impart, enthrall, head, guide, maneuver, point, change, channelize, enthral, channelise, canalize, enrapture, steer, channel, carry, manoeuver, transport, manoeuvre, direct, transplant, communicate, broadcast, shift, convey, conduct, air, send, enchant, remove, reassign, transmit
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"
reassign, change, bump off, channelize, take away, withdraw, slay, dispatch, absent, channel, polish off, get rid of, remove, move out, transplant, off, transport, murder, shift, transpose, hit, take, channelise, take out, transmit
transfer, transpose, transplantverb
transfer from one place or period to another
"The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"
change to another location
an example of reassignment is being taking off of a project to focus on something else.Submitted by rinat on February 16, 2016
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases for "transfer":
transfers, transferring, transferred, assignment, handover, transmission, devolution, relocation, redeployment, mutation, transfert, transference, transhipment, shift, shipment, move, transshipment, transport, divestiture, referral, transferability, devolve, redeploy, flow-through, trans-shipment, relocate, transferral, pass-through, movement, surrender, conveyance, passthrough, transmit, moving, transposition, conversion, transportation, hand-over, transition, forwarding, assignments, cession
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How to use transfer in a sentence?
If I went to the members of the committee today and said,' Look they are going to be moved to a maximum security prison in some location in the United States of America and we have a plan for that transfer, I think most of them would be perfectly happy about that.
The Hong Kong stock market has already reacted in anticipation, money flows in the market, in particular of funds in Hong Kong-listed China companies, have started to transfer to those ADR companies, which affect the liquidity of the Hong Kong market.
We do trade eggs sometimes, we are able to transfer eggs to wild nests if they're required.
After my daughter moved to Italy in 2013, it was a nightmare to send her money. I had to find trustworthy black market dealers to transfer money.
They do they work through a decidedly non-political and apolitclal lens, they obviously are already experts in social media, so for them to transfer followers on social media is probably easy breeze for them.
Translations for transfer
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حول, انتقالArabic
- přenést, přepsat, přenos, převod, převéztCzech
- forflyttelse, skifte, overføre, stige om, transport, flytning, forflytte, overflytning, overdrage, overførselDanish
- Übertragung, übertragen, Überweisung, VersetzungGerman
- μετατίθομαι, μεταβιβάζομαι, χαλκομανία, μεταθέτω, μεταφέρω, μεταφέρομαι, μετακινούμαι, μετακινώ, μεταβίβαση, μεταβιβάζω, μεταφορά, μεταποτύπωσηGreek
- transferir, impreso, calco, imprimir, calcar, transferenciaSpanish
- ترانسفر, ترافرستPersian
- siirtyä, siirto, siirtokuva, siirtääFinnish
- transfert, transférerFrench
- thoir thairisScottish Gaelic
- traslado, trasladarGalician
- átvisz, átnyom, áthelyez, átszállít, átmegy, átmásol, áttesz, átruház, áthurcolkodik, átköltözikHungarian
- trasferirsi, trasferire, trasferimento, decalcare, passare, conferire, ricalcare, bonifico, trasferimento bancarioItalian
- 移動, 乗り換える, 運ぶ, 移す, 転勤Japanese
- translatio, trānsmoveōLatin
- overplaatsen, verplaatsenDutch
- transferir, transferênciaPortuguese
- перевод, перенести, переход, переносить, трансфертRussian
- transfer etmek, transferTurkish
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