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Transfer meaning

transfer - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; " She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
  2. 2. move from one place to another; " transfer the data"; " transmit the news"; " transfer the patient to another hospital"
  3. 3. To convey from one place or person another; to transport, remove, or cause to pass, to another place or person; as, to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion.
  4. 4. To make over the possession or control of; to pass; to convey, as a right, from one person to another; to give; as, the title to land is transferred by deed.
  5. 5. To remove from one substance or surface to another; as, to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone.
  6. 6. The act of transferring, or the state of being transferred; the removal or conveyance of a thing from one place or person to another.
  7. 7. The conveyance of right, title, or property, either real or personal, from one person to another, whether by sale, by gift, or otherwise.
  8. 8. That which is transferred.
  9. 9. A picture, or the like, removed from one body or ground to another, as from wood to canvas, or from one piece of canvas to another.
  10. 10. A drawing or writing printed off from one surface on another, as in ceramics and in many decorative arts.
  11. 11. A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.
  12. 12. A pathological process by virtue of 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.
  13. 13. Act of transferring.
  14. 14. To convey from one place or person to another.
  15. 15. Transference.

transfer - examples of usage

  1. She had hoped thus to transfer them all to her former much- loved home. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. As a rule, the persons in charge of such transfer have no training for this important work, so that deep burial is to be preferred. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. Our eyes met, and the gaze seemed locked, fixed, and we neither of us could transfer it. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
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