transfer

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Transfer is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Verb[change]

Plain form
transfer

Third-person singular
transfers

Past tense
transferred

Past participle
transferred

Present participle
transferring

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you transfer (something), you move (it) to a different place.
    After he became the top salesman he was transferred to the head office.
    If you learn to be organized in the classroom, then you can transfer that skill to your career later on.
    We dug up the tree and transferred it to the front of the house.

Noun[change]

Singular
transfer

Plural
transfers

  1. A transfer is the act of transferring something from one form to another.
    International trades involve the transfer of currency from one country to another.
  2. A transfer is the act of moving something from one location to another.
    You will get a transfer at the third stop.