Synonyms for (noun) transfer

Synonyms: transfer, transference

Definition: the act of transfering something from one form to another

Usage: the transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise

Similar words: change of state

Definition: the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics


Synonyms: conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation

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

Similar words: movement

Definition: the act of changing the location of something

Usage: the movement of cargo onto the vessel


Synonyms: transfer, transference

Definition: transferring ownership

Similar words: transaction, dealing, dealings

Definition: the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

Usage: no transactions are possible without him; he has always been honest is his dealings with me


Synonyms: transfer, transfer of training, carry-over

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

Similar words: learning, acquisition

Definition: the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

Usage: the child's acquisition of language


Synonyms: transfer

Definition: a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances

Similar words: ticket

Definition: a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)


Synonyms: transfer, transferee

Definition: someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another

Usage: the best student was a transfer from LSU

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (verb) transfer

Synonyms: transfer, transplant, transpose

Definition: transfer from one place or period to another

Usage: The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America

Similar words: shift

Definition: move from one setting or context to another

Usage: shift the emphasis; shift one's attention


Synonyms: channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport

Definition: send from one person or place to another

Usage: transmit a message

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: transfer, transplant

Definition: lift and reset in another soil or situation

Usage: Transplant the young rice plants

Similar words: displace

Definition: cause to move, usually with force or pressure

Usage: the refugees were displaced by the war


Synonyms: shift, transfer

Definition: move around

Usage: transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: remove, transfer

Definition: shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes

Usage: He removed his children to the countryside; Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city; remove a case to another court

Similar words: shift, transfer

Definition: move around

Usage: transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket


Synonyms: transfer, change

Definition: change from one vehicle or transportation line to another

Usage: She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: transfer

Definition: move from one place to another

Usage: transfer the data; transmit the news; transfer the patient to another hospital

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: reassign, transfer

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

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign

Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)