Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun transfer

6 senses of transfer

Sense 1
transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance -- (the act of moving something from one location to another)
       => movement -- (the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel")

Sense 2
transfer, transferee -- (someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another; "the best student was a transfer from LSU")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 3
transfer, transference -- (the act of transfering something from one form to another; "the transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise")
       => change of state -- (the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics)

Sense 4
transfer -- (a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances)
       => ticket -- (a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment))

Sense 5
transfer, transfer of training, carry-over -- (application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation)
       => learning, acquisition -- (the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language")

Sense 6
transfer, transference -- (transferring ownership)
       => transaction, dealing, dealings -- (the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb transfer

9 senses of transfer

Sense 1
transfer, reassign -- (transfer somebody to a different position or location of work)
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 2
transfer -- (move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 3
transplant, transfer -- (lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants")
       => displace -- (cause to move, usually with force or pressure; "the refugees were displaced by the war")

Sense 4
transfer, shift -- (move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 5
transfer -- (cause to change ownership; "I transferred my stock holdings to my children")

Sense 6
transfer, change -- (change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 7
transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise -- (send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 8
remove, transfer -- (shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court")
       => transfer, shift -- (move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket")

Sense 9
transfer, transpose, transplant -- (transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America")
       => shift -- (move from one setting or context to another; "shift the emphasis"; "shift one's attention")

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