verb (used with object), trans·ferred, trans·fer·ring.
verb (used without object), trans·ferred, trans·fer·ring.
Origin of transfer
Related Words for transferdeportation, transmission, relocation, removal, give, move, dispatch, bring, carry, ship, find, transport, sell, cede, provide, supply, send, transmit, relocate, deliver
Examples from the Web for transfer
Contemporary Examples of transfer
Parents who want to transfer custody of a child to someone other than a relative must seek permission from a judge.Judge: Rehoming Kids Is Trafficking
December 30, 2014
“I ran for my life,” said Tenayo, who is a home attendant for an autistic resident, but wants to transfer because of the crime.Anger at The Cop Killer - And The Police
December 21, 2014
He suggested I needed mental help, and offered to help me transfer to another college.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything
December 16, 2014
All the junkies try to transfer to them, for the abundance of morphine.A Million Ways to Die in Prison
December 8, 2014
Jasmin helps her transfer in and out of her wheelchair, get dressed, and bathe.Care Providers Fight for $15 and a Union
Jasmin Almodovar, Shirley Thompson
December 5, 2014
Historical Examples of transfer
Then transfer it to a hot dish, and serve up the potatoes in another.
Then transfer them to a jelly-bag, and squeeze out the juice.
Shake it daily for a month, and then transfer it to small bottles.
Then transfer it to a jar, and set the jar into a pot of boiling water.
Let him transfer a little of his anxiety to the fear of losing his fifty pounds.Jennie Baxter, Journalist
verb (trænsˈfɜː) -fers, -ferring or -ferred
- a person or thing that transfers or is transferred
- (as modifier)a transfer student
- the act of transferring the title of ownership to shares or registered bonds in the books of the issuing enterprise
- (as modifier)transfer deed; transfer form
Word Origin for transfer
1670s, from transfer (v.).