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Translation of transfer in Spanish:

transitive verb present participle transferring past tense, past participle transferred

American English: /trænsˈfər/
, /ˈtrænsfər/
British English: /transˈfəː/
, /trɑːns-/, /-nz-/
  • 1 1.1
    he transferred the money to his current account
    transfirió el dinero a su cuenta corriente
    Example sentences
    • At ten I transferred myself from the couch to the bed.
    • Otherwise, the grease and dirt on the gloves transfers to the couch or clothing.
    • Finally, if you need a blood transfusion (when donated blood is transferred into your body), you may need a blood test to check what blood group you are.
    she transferred the ownership of the real estate to her partner
    le transfirió el dominio del inmueble a su socio
    he transferred ownership of the firm to his daughter/his shares to his wife
    le traspasó la compañía a su hija/sus acciones a su mujer
    Example sentences
    • First, property rights were transferred from advanced cooperatives to the commune, further centralizing ownership.
    • The Government wants to transfer the onus of responsibility but without giving any remuneration for the costs associated with it.
    • Moreover, one party cannot simply extinguish its responsibility by transferring custody to another.
    can you transfer me to Sales?
    ¿me puede comunicar or (Spain also) poner con Ventas?
    Example sentences
    • The line was transferred to the man's office and he picked up as Vincent greeted, ‘Hey, Lionel.’
    • Eric heard a click as Haylie transferred the line.
    • She asked if I would like to be transferred to the phone department to talk to someone about the phone charges that are wrong.
    (player) (British)
    he's been transferred to Boston
    lo han trasladado a Boston
    we were transferred to another train
    nos cambiaron de tren
    Example sentences
    • He moved over to St. Louis in 1899 when the owner of the two teams transferred his best players to the Cardinals.
    • It drives transfer markets, makes football a viable business and keeps teams fresh.
    • I don't know what goes on in the world of football transfers these days.
    transfer the meat to a serving dish
    pase la carne a una fuente
    coloque la carne en una fuente
    Example sentences
    • He then turned his paper over, before placing it on the canvas and applying powdered chalk to transfer the design to the surface beneath.
    • Additionally, an artist or publisher who transfers an artwork by a license can also retain greater control over the way it is marketed.
    • Students use their previously prepared drawings to transfer their images to the leather-hard clay planter.
  • 2 (change) the troops transferred ships at Bordeaux
    las tropas hicieron transbordo or transbordaron en Burdeos
    she transferred schools when she was 12
    se cambió de colegio a los 12 años

intransitive verb present participle transferring past tense, past participle transferred

American English: /trænsˈfər/
, /ˈtrænsfər/
British English: /transˈfəː/
, /trɑːns-/, /-nz-/
  • (Transport) you have to transfer at Chicago
    tiene que hacer transbordo or transbordar en Chicago
    to transfer to somethingJohn transferred to another course/department
    John se cambió a otro curso/se trasladó a otro departamento
    the passengers transferred to a bus
    los pasajeros se bajaron y tomaron un autobús
    Example sentences
    • A few minutes later, the bus arrives at the location where I need to transfer to another route.
    • It means rail passengers will no longer have to transfer to buses for journeys around Stockport.
    • Another key dislike is transferring, they like a direct journey, really they want to get from A to B as quickly and as easily as possible.


American English: /ˈtræn(t)sfər/
British English: /ˈtransfəː/
, /ˈtrɑːnsfəː/, /ˈtranzfəː/, /ˈtrɑːnzfəː/
  • 1 1.1 uncountable and countable (Finance, Law) (of funds, accounts)
    Example sentences
    • One tool might be to authorize interbasin transfers, moving water from one basin to another.
    • Gift economies are not so much exchanges between two agents as they are transfers, the sheer moving of stuff through webs of human relations.
    • Not only does that entail a transfer of wealth from cities to suburbs, it also means that services are not supplied where they are most valued.
    Example sentences
    • ‘Conveyance’ being the transfer of property from the conveyor to the purchaser.
    • Both parties shall execute all property transfers and documents reasonably necessary to fully effect the sale closing, failing which the court may be spoken to for directions.
    • Article 14 also contains provisions as to what should happen if the transferor defaults in executing a transfer of his shares.
    1.2 uncountable and countable (of employee)
    (of player) (British)
    traspaso (masculine)
    she applied for a transfer
    solicitó el traslado
    their best player has asked for a transfer
    su mejor jugador ha pedido el traspaso
    1.3 uncountable and countable (of passengers)
    Example sentences
    • The shortage of sheltered safe berthing forces commercial craft to moor off in stormy conditions with potentially hazardous transfers in open boats.
    • Despite bursts of slow running south of Fort Lauderdale we arrived at the Miami Metrorail transfer only 7 minutes late.
    • The business folks had shared $80 cab rides from the Miami Metrorail transfer to West Palm Beach.
    1.4 countable (person) he's a transfer from another branch
    lo han trasladado de otra sucursal
    the club's latest transfer (British)
    el último fichaje del club
    transfer season
    época (feminine) de traspasos
  • 2 countable (Transport) 2.1 (on journeys, tours) 2.2 (permit) (US)
    (billete mediante el cual se puede cambiar de tren o autobús sin pago adicional)
    Example sentences
    • The new system will feature magnetic FareSaver tickets and ticket transfers which passengers will be able to insert into digital fare boxes on buses.
    • The metro system in the reference design is very cunning: there are only three lines, and everything is reachable with a single transfer.
    • Passengers can ask for a transfer ticket when they board the bus.
  • 3 countable (design)
    Example sentences
    • You can stencil, stamp, use an iron-on transfer or freehand a design.
    • It's easier to use, is more consistent and has a larger surface for bigger transfers.
    • They did a fine job with the transfer, as the picture is clear and crisp.
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