Synonyms and Antonyms of TRANSFER

to give over the legal possession or ownership of <Claire's grandfather agreed to transfer certain stocks to her when she turned 18>
Phrases dispose of
Near Antonyms expropriate
to cause (something) to pass from one to another <they used Morse Code to transfer the message from one ship to another>
Near Antonyms catch, come down (with), contract
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 headquarters>
Antonyms accept, receive
to change the place or position of <transferred the car keys from my pocket to my purse>
Near Antonyms anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root
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>
Antonyms hold, keep, retain
to shift possession of (something) from one person to another <transferred the ball to the running back>


July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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