Synonyms and Antonyms of transfer

  1. 1 to give over the legal possession or ownership of Claire's grandfather agreed to transfer certain stocks to her when she turned 18 Synonyms alien, alienate, assign, cede, convey, deed, make over Related Words bequeath, hand down, leave, pass (down), will; bestow, commend, commit, confer, contribute, deliver, donate, grant, hand over, move, pass, present, release, relinquish, surrender, transmit, turn in, turn over, vest, yield; consign, entrust (also intrust), trust; lease, lend, let [chiefly British], loan, rent Phrases dispose of Near Antonyms expropriate

  2. 2 to cause (something) to pass from one to another they used Morse Code to transfer the message from one ship to another Synonyms conduct, convey, give, impart, spread, communicate, transfuse, transmitRelated Words deliver, hand over, surrender, turn over; broadcast, diffuse, disseminate, propagate; hand down, hand on; contaminate, infect, poisonNear Antonyms catch, come down (with), contract

  3. 3 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 Synonyms consign, dispatch, pack (off), ship, shoot, send, transmit, transportRelated Words convey, deliver, hand over, pass, render; advance, drop, launch; address, forward; export, import; bestow, contribute, donate, give, present; resend, returnNear Antonyms acquire, draw, earn, gain, garner, get, obtain, procure, secureAntonyms accept, receive

  4. 4 to change the place or position of transferred the car keys from my pocket to my purse Synonyms budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, relocate, remove, reposition, shift, move, transposeRelated Words bear, carry, cart, convey, drive, haul, lug, tote, transmit, transplant, transport; replace, supersede, supplant; alter, make over, modify, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, varyNear Antonyms anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root

  5. 5 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 Synonyms commend, commit, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, entrust (also intrust), give over, hand, hand over, leave, pass, recommend, repose, give, transmit, trust, turn over, vestRelated Words confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmitNear Antonyms detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take overAntonyms hold, keep, retain

  6. 6 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another transferred the ball to the running back Synonyms buck, hand, hand over, reach, passRelated Words relay; bear, carry; finger, handle, paw; cede, deliver, give, give up, release, relinquish, render, surrender, turn over, yield

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