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1. transfer

noun. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] the act of moving something from one location to another.

Synonyms

  • transportation
  • drive
  • airlift
  • carry
  • delivery
  • connection
  • movement
  • connexion
  • transferral
  • lift
  • bringing
  • transshipment
  • conveyance
  • teleportation
  • transport
  • resettlement
  • lighterage
  • pickup

Antonyms

  • get on
  • confront
  • hop on
  • refrain

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word transfer


1. Verb, base form
Inquire about the price to transfer a firearm.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The cloth needs to be white to avoid color transfer to the carpet.

Quotes containing the word transfer


1. ...the law of empathy, by which he could, by his will, transfer himself into an object or a work of art, and thus inflence the outer world. He did not feel redeemed by the work he did. He did not seek redemption. He sought to see what others did not, the projection of his imagination.
- Patti Smith, Just Kids

2. transfer

verb. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] transfer somebody to a different position or location of work.

Synonyms

  • designate
  • exchange
  • depute
  • second
  • reassign
  • delegate

Antonyms

  • surface mail
  • air mail
  • divest
  • empty

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

3. transfer

verb. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] lift and reset in another soil or situation.

Synonyms

  • transplant

Antonyms

  • arrange
  • disengage

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

4. transfer

verb. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] move from one place to another.

Synonyms

  • get off
  • institutionalize
  • carry
  • translocate
  • import
  • upload
  • post
  • convey
  • move
  • FTP
  • institutionalise
  • offset
  • download
  • send off
  • export
  • mail
  • commit
  • load
  • spool
  • send
  • charge
  • offload
  • displace
  • transmit

Antonyms

  • export
  • import
  • download
  • unbalance

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

5. transfer

verb. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] move around.

Synonyms

  • shift
  • shuffle
  • carry over
  • transship
  • remove
  • transpose
  • shunt
  • carry forward
  • displace
  • move
  • carry
  • translocate

Antonyms

  • back
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • closing

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

6. transfer

noun. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • transferee
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

7. transfer

noun. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] the act of transfering something from one form to another.

Synonyms

  • transference

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

8. transfer

verb. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] send from one person or place to another.

Synonyms

  • channelize
  • release
  • channelise
  • convey
  • send out
  • move
  • fetch
  • propagate
  • project
  • get
  • channel
  • translate
  • transport
  • send
  • turn
  • displace
  • transmit

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

9. transfer

verb. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] change from one vehicle or transportation line to another.

Synonyms

  • go
  • change
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • move in
  • move out
  • stay
  • rest

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)

10. transfer

verb. ['trænsˈfɝː, ˈtrænsfɝ'] cause to change ownership.

Synonyms

  • change owners
  • alienate
  • assign
  • give
  • pass on
  • exchange
  • secularize
  • pass
  • interchange
  • change
  • convey
  • change hands
  • move
  • alien
  • negociate
  • reach
  • distribute
  • demise
  • turn over
  • displace
  • hand

Antonyms

  • buy
  • middle
  • end
  • death

Etymology

  • transfero (Latin)
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