• (verb)
    • (RP) IPA: /tɹɑːnsˈfɜː/, /tɹænzˈfɜː/
    • (America) enPR: trănsfûrʹ, IPA: /tɹænsˈfɝ/, /ˈtɹænsfɝ/
  • (noun)
    • (RP) IPA: /ˈtɹɑːnsfɜː/, /ˈtɹænzfɜː/
    • (America) enPR: 'trănsfûr, IPA: /ˈtɹænsfɝ/

transfer (transfers, present participle transferring; past and past participle transferred)

  1. (transitive) To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.
    to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion
  2. (transitive) To convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another.
    to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone
  3. (intransitive) To be or become transferred.
  4. (transitive, legal) To arrange for something to belong to or be officially controlled by somebody else.
    The title to land is transferred by deed.
  • (move or pass from one place/person/thing to another) carry over, move, onpass
  • (convey impression of from one surface to another) copy, transpose
  • (to be or become transferred)
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  1. (uncountable) The act of conveying or removing something from one place, person or thing to another.
  2. (countable) An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.
  3. (countable) A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.
  4. A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.
  5. (medicine) A pathological process by 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.
  6. (genetics) The conveying of genetic material from one cell to another.
  7. (bridge) A conventional bid which requests partner to bid the next available suit.
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  • Italian: trasferimento bancario, bonifico
  • Russian: перехо́д
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