Transfer Trans*fer", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transferring}.] [L. transferre; trans across, over + ferre to bear: cf. F. transf['e]rer. See {Bear} to carry.] 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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. To remove from one substance or surface to another; as, to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To sell; give; alienate; estrange; sequester. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • transferred — index bailment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • transferred — ➡ football – British style * * * …   Universalium

  • transferred — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. moved, removed, shifted, transported, relocated, transmitted, turned over, sent, relayed, transplanted, reassigned, transposed, restationed, conveyed, transmuted; see also employed , shipped . Ant. fixed*, left, stationed …   English dictionary for students

  • transferred — adj. conveyed, passed, forwarded trans·fer || træns fÉœr / fɜː n. exchange, conveying something from one person to another v. move from one place to another, convey, relocate, hand over, pass on …   English contemporary dictionary

  • transferred — adjective change (the sense of a word or phrase) by extension or metaphor. → transfer …   English new terms dictionary

  • transferred — past of transfer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Transferred intent — (or transferred malice in English law) is a doctrine used in both criminal law and tort law when the intention to harm one individual inadvertently causes a second person to be hurt instead. Under the law, the individual causing the harm will be… …   Wikipedia

  • transferred intent — see intent Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. transferred intent …   Law dictionary

  • transferred basis — USA carryover basis, Also known as transferred basis. Property with a basis determined in whole or in part by reference to the basis in the hands of a donor, grantor or other transferor. For example, in a tax free reorganization that is… …   Law dictionary

  • transferred DNA — transferred DNA. См. Т ДНК. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”