trans|fer1 [ træns`fɜr, `trænsfər ] verb ***
▸ 1 move to somewhere else
▸ 2 give to someone/something else
▸ 3 change phone line for
▸ 4 make new owner of
▸ 5 copy to somewhere else
1. ) intransitive or transitive to move from one job, office, or department to another in the same company or organization:
transfer to: I'm transferring to our Japan office next year.
transfer someone from something to something: Helen was transferred from marketing to sales.
a ) intransitive to stop studying at one school or university and go to another:
transfer to: I want to transfer to Columbia in the fall.
b ) transitive to move something or someone from one place to another:
transfer something to something: Wait until the cookies cool before transferring them to a plate.
Our tour group was transferred to the hotel by bus.
c ) transitive to move money from one account or bank to another:
I need to transfer $1,000 to my daughter's account.
d ) intransitive or transitive to move from one bus, vehicle, airplane, or boat to another as part of a longer trip:
We're being transferred to another airplane in Chicago.
e ) transitive BRITISH to sell a professional sports player to another team
2. ) transitive to stop giving your time or support to one person or thing and give it to another:
The time came to transfer their attention from study to practical life.
3. ) transitive to let someone speak to another person by changing telephone lines for them:
Please hold the line while I transfer you.
4. ) transitive LEGAL to officially arrange for someone else to become the owner of something:
They are transferring the deed to the new owner.
5. ) transitive to copy information or images from one place or object to another:
I want you to transfer the client files onto a disk.
transfer power/authority/responsibility
to officially arrange for someone else to be in charge of something:
We have transferred all of the administrative responsibilities to our central office.
trans|fer 2 [ `trænsfər ] noun ***
1. ) count or uncount the process of moving, or moving someone, from one job, department, or office to another in the same organization:
We're currently dealing with the paperwork for your transfer.
a ) count or uncount the act of moving or being moved from one place to another:
transfer of: Who is responsible for the transfer of military supplies?
b ) count a person such as a football player who has been moved from one team to another
2. ) count AMERICAN a ticket that allows you to move from one bus or train to another without having to pay again
3. ) count a piece of paper with a design or picture that you print on another surface using heat and pressure
a transfer of power/authority
a process in which you officially arrange for someone else to be in charge of something

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.


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