noun. protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network.
- anonymous file transfer protocol
- file transfer protocol
- communications protocol
verb. use the file transfer protocol to transfer data from one computer to another.
- stay in place
Example sentences of the word ftp
1. Noun, singular or mass
You can send your documents to the iPhone using your Internet browser or ftp and create a password to lock the folder.