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English noun: transfer

1. transfer (act) the act of moving something from one location to another


Synonymsconveyance, transferral, transport, transportation


Broader (hypernym)movement


Narrower (hyponym)airlift, bringing, carry, connection, connexion, delivery, drive, lift, lighterage, relocation, resettlement, teleportation, transshipment


Part holonympickup

2. transfer (person) someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another


SamplesThe best student was a transfer from LSU.


Synonymstransferee


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

3. transfer (act) the act of transfering something from one form to another


SamplesThe transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise.


Synonymstransference


Broader (hypernym)change of state

4. transfer (communication) a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances


Broader (hypernym)ticket

5. transfer (cognition) application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation


Synonymscarry-over, transfer of training


Broader (hypernym)acquisition, learning


Narrower (hyponym)generalisation, generalization, stimulus generalisation, stimulus generalization

6. transfer (act) transferring ownership


Synonymstransference


Broader (hypernym)dealing, dealings, transaction


Narrower (hyponym)alienation, conveyance, conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveying, lease-lend, lend-lease, quitclaim, secularisation, secularization


English verb: transfer

1. transfer (social) transfer somebody to a different position or location of work


Synonymsreassign


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)assign, delegate, depute, designate


Narrower (hyponym)exchange, second

2. transfer (possession) move from one place to another


SamplesTransfer the data.
Transmit the news.
Transfer the patient to another hospital.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)carry, charge, commit, communicate, convey, download, export, FTP, get off, import, institutionalise, institutionalize, load, mail, offload, offset, post, post, send, send, send, send off, spool, translocate, transmit, upload

3. transfer (motion) lift and reset in another soil or situation


SamplesTransplant the young rice plants.


Synonymstransplant


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace


Verb grouptransplant

4. transfer (motion) move around


SamplesTransfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket.


Synonymsshift


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)bunker, carry, carry forward, carry over, remove, shuffle, shunt, transfer, translocate, transpose, transship

5. transfer (possession) cause to change ownership


SamplesI transferred my stock holdings to my children.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s to somebody.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Narrower (hyponym)alien, alienate, assign, change, convey, demise, desacralize, distribute, exchange, give, give, hand, interchange, negociate, pass, pass on, reach, secularize, turn over


Entaildisplace, move


Causechange hands, change owners

6. transfer (motion) change from one vehicle or transportation line to another


SamplesShe changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast.


ExamplesThey transfer


Synonymschange


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

7. transfer (contact) send from one person or place to another


SamplesTransmit a message.


ExamplesThey transfer the parcel to their parents


Synonymschannel, channelise, channelize, transmit, transport


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)bring, convey, fetch, get, project, propagate, release, send, send out, translate, turn

8. transfer (motion) shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes


SamplesHe removed his children to the countryside.
Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city.
Remove a case to another court.


Synonymsremove


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)shift, transfer

9. transfer (change) transfer from one place or period to another


SamplesThe ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America.


Synonymstransplant, transpose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)shift









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