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