transfer VERB (transferred, transferring) 1) move from one place to another. 2) move to another department, occupation, etc. 3) change to another place, route, or means of transport during a journey. 4) make over the possession of (property, a right, or a responsibility) to another. 5) (transferred) (of the sense of a word or phrase) changed by extension or metaphor.
NOUN 1) an act or the action of transferring. 2) Brit. a small coloured picture or design on paper, which can be transferred to another surface by being pressed or heated.
DERIVATIVES transferable adjective transferee noun transferor noun ( chiefly Law ) transferral noun.
ORIGIN Latin transferre, from ferre 'to bear' .

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