Student Thesaurus

One entry found for transfer.
Entry Word: transfer
Function: verb
Text: 1 to give over the legal possession or ownership of <Claire's grandfather agreed to transfer certain stocks to her when she turned 18>
Synonyms alienate, assign, cede, deed, make over
Related Words bequeath, hand down, leave, pass down, will; bestow, confer, contribute, deliver, donate, grant, hand over, move, pass, present, release, relinquish, surrender, turn in, turn over, transmit, vest, yield; consign, entrust, trust; lease, lend, loan, rent
2 to cause (something) to pass from one to another <they used Morse Code to transfer the message from one room to another> -- see COMMUNICATE 1
3 to cause to go or be taken from one place to another <will have to transfer you from our San Francisco office to our New York office> -- see SEND
4 to change the place or position of <transferred the car keys from my pocket to my purse> -- see MOVE 1
5 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another <before she left the country, she transferred all her record books and important papers to her mother> -- see GIVE 2
6 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another <transferred the ball to the running back> -- see PASS 1