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English

Pronunciation

  • (verb)
    • (RP): /trɑːnzˈfɜː/, /trA:nz"f3:/ or /trænzˈfɜː/, /tr{nz"f3:/
    • (US): trănzfûrʹ, /trænzˈfɝ/, /tr{nz"f3`/
  • (noun)
    • (RP): /ˈtrɑːnzfɜː/, /"trA:nzf3:/ or /ˈtrænzfɜː/, /"tr{nzf3:/
    • (US): trănzʹfûr, /ˈtrænzfɝ/, /"tr{nzf3`/

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] trānsferō (I bear across).

Verb

Infinitive
to transfer

Third person singular
transfer

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
r

to transfer (third-person singular simple present transfer, present participle r, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.
  2. (transitive) To convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another.
  3. (intransitive) To be or become transferred.

Synonyms

  • (to move or pass from one place/person/thing to another): carry over, move
  • (to convey impression of from one surface to another): copy, transpose
  • (to be or become transferred):

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Noun

Singular
transfer

Plural
s

transfer (s)
  1. (uncountable) The act of conveying or removing something from one place, person or thing to another.
  2. (countable) An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.
  3. (countable) A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.

Synonyms

Usage notes

  • In the United Kingdom education system the noun is used to define a move from one school to another, for example from primary school to secondary school. Contrast with transition which is used to define any move within or between schools, for example, a move from one year group to the next.

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