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
The administration insisted it was stymied by congressional restrictions on transferring detainees out of Guantanamo.Congress Cooperates, Obama Pushes Hard, and Closing Gitmo Has a Chance|Daniel Klaidman|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But if we're talking about transferring land through economic projects, then we're not ready to do so.How The Pro-Israel Right Got Hagel And Kerry Backwards|Ali Gharib|April 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
However, I am afraid I have gotten very iffy about transferring all of my accounts into one place.
One big obstacle is the increasingly stringent requirements Congress has imposed on transferring detainees to a third country.
But now in Haiti, transferring emergency relief aid via mobile phones has allowed governments and NGOs to track their aid flows.5 Ways to Put Global Poverty Back on (Whichever) President’s Agenda|Jamie M. Zimmerman|September 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I'll look at it presently; but, meanwhile, I must lose no time in transferring you to canvas.The Boy Artist.|F.M. S.
The work of transferring the armament, and mounting the guns, was very laborious.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
The act of transferring the crude concrete sugar from the crystallizers into these hogsheads, is called potting.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
By transferring back and forth, the setting temperature was finally reached.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
He shows very forcibly the absurdity of transferring the legal to the political sovereignty.The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen
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