Synonyms of transfer


1. transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance, movement

usage: the act of moving something from one location to another

2. transfer, transferee, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another; "the best student was a transfer from LSU"

3. transfer, transference, change of state

usage: the act of transfering something from one form to another; "the transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise"

4. transfer, ticket

usage: a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances

5. transfer, transfer of training, carry-over, learning, acquisition

usage: application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation

6. transfer, transference, transaction, dealing, dealings

usage: transferring ownership


1. transfer, reassign, delegate, designate, depute, assign

usage: transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

2. transfer, move, displace

usage: move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"

3. transplant, transfer, displace

usage: lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants"

4. transfer, shift, move, displace

usage: move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"

5. transfer

usage: cause to change ownership; "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"

6. transfer, change, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"

7. transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise, move, displace

usage: send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"

8. remove, transfer, transfer, shift

usage: shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"

9. transfer, transpose, transplant, shift

usage: transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"

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