transfer

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Convey from one person to another
Nouns
1. transfer, transference, transmission, transmittal, transmittance, consignment; transfusion, displacement, dislodgment; metastasis; shift, change, removing, removal, remotion, relegation, deportation, extradition; convection, conduction; contagion, infection. See transportation.
2. conveyance, assignment, assignation, alienation; enfeoffment, cession, grant, deed, quitclaim; conveyancing, bargain and sale, lease and release; exchange, interchange, barter, substitution, delegation; succession, accession, reversion; demise, devise, bequest, legacy, gift.
Verbs — transfer, convey, assign, alienate; grant, cede, deed, confer (see giving), consign, enfeoff, sequester; sell, rent, let, lease, charter (see sale); carry over; make or sign over, hand down, pass (on or down), transmit, negotiate, change hands; hand, turn, fork, or give over; demise, devise, bequeath, will, leave, give; devolve, succeed, come into possession, acquire (see acquisition); rub off; substitute (see substitution). Informal, wish off on.
Adjectives — transferable, transmittable, assignable, conveyable; negotiable; contagious, catching, infectious, communicable; metathetic[al], metastatic.
Antonyms, see possession.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Ticket]
Syn. token, fare, check; see ticket 1 .
2. [Recording]
Syn. variation, substitution, alteration; see change 2 , shift 1 .
3. [A document providing for a transfer, sense 2]
Syn. orders, instructions, assignment; see command 1 , directions .
4. [Relocation]
Syn. transferal, removal, transference, change of residence.
v.
1. [To carry]
Syn. transport, convey, shift; see carry 1 .
2. [To assign]
Syn. sell, hand over, pass the buck*; see assign 1 , give 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
transference, transferal, transposition, repositioning, relocation, move, transplant, displacement, transportation, conveyance.
II
v.
1. move remove, relocate, convey, reposition, transplant, transpose, transport, send, deliver, forward, transmit.
2. sign over deed, convey.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To go or cause to go from one place to another: maneuver, move, remove, shift. See MOVE. 2. To change one's residence or place of business, for example: move, relocate, remove. See MOVE. 3. To relinquish to the possession or control of another: deliver, furnish, give, hand, hand over, provide, supply, turn over. See GIVE. 4. To direct (a person) elsewhere for help or information: refer, send, turn over. See MOVE. 5. Law. To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document: cede, deed, grant, make over, sign over. Law: alien, alienate, assign, convey. See GIVE, LAW. II noun 1. The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered: delivery, surrender. See GIVE. 2. A making over of legal ownership or title: Law: alienation, assignment, conveyance, grant, transferal. See LAW.

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