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Dictionary definition for: Transfer

1. (n) the act of transporting something from one location to another

2. (v) move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"

3. (n) someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another; "the best student was a transfer from LSU"

4. (v) transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

5. (n) 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"

6. (v) move from one place to another; "transfer the data" "transmit the news" "transfer the patient to another hospital"

7. (n) a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances

8. (v) lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants"

9. (n) application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation

10. (v) cause to change ownership; "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"

11. (n) transferring ownership

12. (v) change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"

13. (v) send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"

14. (v) 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"

15. (v) transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"

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