transfer

v. /trans ferr", trans"feuhr/; n., adj. /trans"feuhr/, v., transferred, transferring, n., adj.
v.t.
1. to convey or remove from one place, person, etc., to another: He transferred the package from one hand to the other.
2. to cause to pass from one person to another, as thought, qualities, or power; transmit.
3. Law. to make over the possession or control of: to transfer a title to land.
4. to imprint, impress, or otherwise convey (a drawing, design, pattern, etc.) from one surface to another.
v.i.
5. to remove oneself from one place to another: to transfer from the New York office to London.
6. to withdraw from one school, college, or the like, and enter another: I transferred from Rutgers to Tulane.
7. to be moved from one place to another: to transfer to overseas duty.
8. to change by means of a transfer from one bus, train, or the like, to another.
n.
9. a means or system of transferring.
10. an act of transferring.
11. the fact of being transferred.
12. a point or place for transferring.
13. a ticket entitling a passenger to continue a journey on another bus, train, or the like.
14. a drawing, design, pattern, or the like, that is or may be transferred from one surface to another, usually by direct contact.
15. a person who changes or is changed from one college, military unit, business department, etc., to another.
16. Law. a conveyance, by sale, gift, or otherwise, of real or personal property, to another.
17. Finance. the act of having the ownership of a stock or registered bond transferred.
18. Also called transfer of training. Psychol. the positive or negative influence of prior learning on subsequent learning. Cf. generalization (def. 4).
19. Also called language transfer. Ling. the application of native-language rules in attempted performance in a second language, in some cases resulting in deviations from target-language norms and in other cases facilitating second-language acquisition.
adj.
20. of, pertaining to, or involving transfer payments.
[1350-1400; ME transferren (v.) < L transferre, equiv. to trans- TRANS- + ferre to BEAR1, carry]

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