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trans·fer

transfer

 
 
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: traens fr [or] traens fuhr
inflections: transfers, transferring, transferred
definition 1: to move or carry from one person or place to another.
Joe transferred the key from one drawer to another.
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synonyms:
convey, transport
similar words:
empty, forward, move, send, shift, take, transmit
definition 2: to change from one bus or train to another.
In order to get home, I had to transfer at Central Station.
similar words:
switch
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: traens fr
definition 1: the act of moving something from one person or place to another.
The transfer of the star player to another team disappointed fans.
synonyms:
shift
similar words:
move, removal, transmission, transplant, transport, transportation
definition 2: a ticket that lets a person change from one bus or train to another free of charge.
similar words:
pass
derivations: transferable (transferrable) (adj.), transferability (n.)
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The word transfer contains the following parts:
tra-, trans- Latin prefix that means across, over, to the other side
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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