transfer - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “transfer”

See all translations

transfer

verb
 
 
/trænsˈfɜːr/ ( present participle transferring, past tense and past participle transferred)
MOVE [T] B1 to move someone or something from one place to another: She was later transferred to a different hospital. I'll transfer some money into my other account.Promoting, demoting and transferring staffTransferring and transporting objects
CHANGE JOB/TEAM ETC [I, T] B2 to change to a different job, team, place of work, etc, or to make someone do this: After a year he transferred to University College, Dublin.Football/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsPromoting, demoting and transferring staff
CHANGE OWNER [T] to change who owns or controls something: We had all the documents transferred to my name.Business and commerce - general wordsReplacing and exchanging
transfer
 
 
/ˈtrænsfɜːr/ noun [C, U]
B2 It speeds up the transfer of information from one office to another. I'm hoping for a transfer to the Brussels office.
(Definition of transfer from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “transfer” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

selfless

caring more for what other people need and want rather than for what you yourself need and want

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More