verb (used with object), trans·ferred, trans·fer·ring.
verb (used without object), trans·ferred, trans·fer·ring.
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Example sentences from the Web for transfer
Pick through the beans and discard any dirt or stones, then transfer to a medium bowl and rinse under running water.How to make dal makhani, the most luxurious and creamy dal of all|Joe Yonan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
He would not rule out legal action to force the administration to begin the official transfer of power.Live updates: Georgia secretary of state issues correction, saying certification of its general election results is still under way|John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz, Michelle Lee|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Briggs becomes the fifth Virginia player to enter the transfer portal since August.Virginia football down another starter as it seeks to climb back to .500|Gene Wang|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
He announced the state Health Department issued an order allowing hospitals to transfer patients to hospitals with more beds available.Smithsonian museums, zoo to close as coronavirus caseload in D.C. region hits record for 16th day|Dana Hedgpeth, Ovetta Wiggins|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Without the ability to export a group’s history or transfer its users to an outside option, there’s no perfect alternative to its communities.
Most often the children transferred to new homes were between six and 14 years old, but some were as young as 10 months.
Once transferred to Karaj Prison, he spent an additional 15 days in solitary confinement.A Daughter’s Plea: Free My Father from Prison in Iran|Mitra Pourshajari, Movements.Org, Advancing Human Rights|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those images from the Grozny offices were transferred immediately to colleagues outside Chechnya.Putin’s Favorite Acolyte Terrorizes Human Rights Activists|Anna Nemtsova|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, he transferred to the School of Visual Arts in New York City after developing an interest in filmmaking.
Shadman transferred millions to banks outside Afghanistan in 2013 to buy property to open a business in Dubai, according to Banes.
By the beginning of November the theatre of war was virtually transferred from Prussia to Poland.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
They were transferable, and were actually transferred to this side upon which the invaders disembarked.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Nor can the power of expulsion be transferred from the general body to a committee or officer.
He had transferred himself to the buggy with a grumble of disgust, and begged her to come for him early in the morning.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
But if the house had been transferred, A could not afterwards repent of his act and demand its return.
British Dictionary definitions for transfer
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