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 for Transferring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     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.
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     3. To remove from one substance or surface to another; as, to
        transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone.
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     Syn: To sell; give; alienate; estrange; sequester.
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