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Definition of Transfer

Transfer

  1. To convey from one place or person another; to transport, remove, or cause to pass, to another place or person; as, to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion.
  2. To make over the possession or control of; to pass; to convey, as a right, from one person to another; to give; as, the title to land is transferred by deed.
  3. To remove from one substance or surface to another; as, to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone.
  4. The act of transferring, or the state of being transferred; the removal or conveyance of a thing from one place or person to another.
  5. The conveyance of right, title, or property, either real or personal, from one person to another, whether by sale, by gift, or otherwise.
  6. That which is transferred.
  7. A picture, or the like, removed from one body or ground to another, as from wood to canvas, or from one piece of canvas to another.
  8. A drawing or writing printed off from one surface on another, as in ceramics and in many decorative arts.
  9. A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.
  10. A pathological process by virtue of which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.

Transfer Quotations

We need business to understand its social responsibility, that the main task and objective for a business is not to generate extra income and to become rich and transfer the money abroad, but to look and evaluate what a businessman has done for the country, for the people, on whose account he or she has become so rich.
Vladimir Putin

King's response to our crisis can be put in one word: revolution. A revolution in our priorities, a reevaluation of our values, a reinvigoration of our public life and a fundamental transformation of our way of thinking and living that promotes a transfer of power from oligarchs and plutocrats to everyday people and ordinary citizens.
Cornel West

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Traits acquired during one's lifetime - muscles built up in the gym, for example - cannot be passed on to the next generation. Now with technology, as it happens, we might indeed be able to transfer some of our acquired traits on to our selected offspring by genetic engineering.
Nick Bostrom

What I believe is that marriage is between a man and a woman, but what I also believe is that we have an obligation to make sure that gays and lesbians have the rights of citizenship that afford them visitations to hospitals, that allow them to be, to transfer property between partners, to make certain that they're not discriminated on the job.
Barack Obama
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Transfer Translations

transfer in Afrikaans is oorsteek, oorskry, verplaas
transfer in Dutch is opnemen, afboeken
transfer in Italian is trasferire, imbarazzato, cessione, trasportare
transfer in Latin is transfero transtuli translatum
transfer in Spanish is editar, atravesar, trasferencia, transferencia