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Transfer vs. Connect

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Transferverb

(transitive) To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.

‘to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion’;

Connectverb

To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object.

‘I think this piece connects to that piece over there.’;

Transferverb

(transitive) To convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another.

‘to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone’;

Connectverb

To join: to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to each other.

‘Both roads have the same name, but they don't connect: they're on opposite sides of the river, and there's no bridge there.’;

Transferverb

(intransitive) To be or become transferred.

Connectverb

To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to be a link between two objects, thereby attaching them to each other.

‘The new railroad will connect the northern part of the state to the southern part.’;

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Transferverb

To arrange for something to belong to or be officially controlled by somebody else.

‘The title to land is transferred by deed.’;

Connectverb

To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to take one object and attach it to another.

‘I connected the printer to the computer, but I couldn't get it work.’;

Transfernoun

(uncountable) The act of conveying or removing something from one place, person or thing to another.

Connectverb

To join an electrical or telephone line to a circuit or network.

‘When the technician connects my house, I'll be able to access the internet.’;

Transfernoun

(countable) An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.

Connectverb

To associate; to establish a relation between.

‘I didn't connect my lost jewelry with the news of an area cat burglar until the police contacted me.’;

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Transfernoun

(countable) A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.

Connectverb

To make a travel connection; to switch from one means of transport to another as part of the same trip.

‘I'm flying to London where I connect with a flight heading to Hungary.’;

Transfernoun

A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.

Connectverb

To join, or fasten together, as by something intervening; to associate; to combine; to unite or link together; to establish a bond or relation between.

‘He fills, he bounds, connects and equals all.’; ‘A man must see the connection of each intermediate idea with those that it connects before he can use it in a syllogism.’;

Transfernoun

(medicine) A pathological process by which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.

Connectverb

To associate (a person or thing, or one's self) with another person, thing, business, or affair.

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Transfernoun

(genetics) The conveying of genetic material from one cell to another.

Connectverb

To establish a communication link; - used with with; as, his telephone didn't answer, so I connected with him by email.

Transferverb

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.

Connectverb

To electronically or mechanically link (a device) to another device, or to link a device to a common communication line; - used with with; as, the installer connected our telephones on Monday; I connected my VCR to the TV set by myself; the plumber connected a shut-off valve to my gas line.

Transferverb

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.

Connectverb

To join, unite, or cohere; to have a close relation; as, one line of railroad connects with another; one argument connects with another.

Transferverb

To remove from one substance or surface to another; as, to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone.

Connectverb

connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces;

‘Can you connect the two loudspeakers?’; ‘Tie the ropes together’; ‘Link arms’;

Transfernoun

The act of transferring, or the state of being transferred; the removal or conveyance of a thing from one place or person to another.

Connectverb

make a logical or causal connection;

‘I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind’; ‘colligate these facts’; ‘I cannot relate these events at all’;

Transfernoun

The conveyance of right, title, or property, either real or personal, from one person to another, whether by sale, by gift, or otherwise.

‘I shall here only consider it as a transfer of property.’;

Connectverb

be or become joined or united or linked;

‘The two streets connect to become a highway’; ‘Our paths joined’; ‘The travelers linked up again at the airport’;

Transfernoun

That which is transferred.

Connectverb

join by means of communication equipment;

‘The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area’;

Transfernoun

A picture, or the like, removed from one body or ground to another, as from wood to canvas, or from one piece of canvas to another.

Connectverb

land on or hit solidly;

‘The brick connected on her head, knocking her out’;

Transfernoun

A pathological process by virtue of which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.

Connectverb

join for the purpose of communication;

‘Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?’;

Transfernoun

A drawing or writing printed off from one surface on another, as in ceramics and in many decorative arts.

Connectverb

be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation;

‘The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train’; ‘The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours’;

Transfernoun

A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.

Connectverb

establish a rapport or relationship;

‘The President of this university really connects with the faculty’;

Transfernoun

the act of transporting something from one location to another

Connectverb

establish communication with someone;

‘did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?’;

Transfernoun

someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another;

‘the best student was a transfer from LSU’;

Connectverb

plug into an outlet;

‘Please plug in the toaster!’; ‘Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight’;

Transfernoun

the act of transfering something from one form to another;

‘the transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise’;

Connectverb

hit or play a ball successfully;

‘The batter connected for a home run’;

Transfernoun

a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances

Connectverb

bring together or into contact so that a real or notional link is established

‘the electrodes were connected to a recording device’;

Transfernoun

application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation

Connectverb

join together so as to provide access and communication

‘all the buildings are connected by underground passages’; ‘the motorway connects with major routes from all parts of the country’;

Transfernoun

transferring ownership

Connectverb

link to a power or water supply

‘by 1892 most of the village had been connected to the mains’;

Transferverb

move around;

‘transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket’;

Connectverb

put (someone) into contact by telephone

‘I was quickly connected to the police’;

Transferverb

transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

Connectverb

(of a train, bus, aircraft, etc.) be timed to arrive at its destination just before another train, bus, etc., departs so that passengers can transfer

‘the bus connects with trains from Windermere station’;

Transferverb

move from one place to another;

‘transfer the data’; ‘transmit the news’; ‘transfer the patient to another hospital’;

Connectverb

associate or relate (something) in some respect

‘jobs connected with the environment’; ‘employees are rewarded with bonuses connected to their firm's performance’;

Transferverb

lift and reset in another soil or situation;

‘Transplant the young rice plants’;

Connectverb

provide or have a link or relationship with

‘there was no evidence to connect Jefferson with the theft’; ‘the desire for religious faith connects up with profound needs at the core of our existence’;

Transferverb

cause to change ownership;

‘I transferred my stock holdings to my children’;

Connectverb

form a relationship or feel an affinity

‘he can't connect with anyone any more’;

Transferverb

change from one vehicle or transportation line to another;

‘She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast’;

Connectverb

(of a blow) hit the intended target

‘the blow connected and he felt a burst of pain’;

Transferverb

send from one person or place to another;

‘transmit a message’;

Transferverb

shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes;

‘He removed his children to the countryside’; ‘Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city’; ‘remove a case to another court’;

Transferverb

transfer from one place or period to another;

‘The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America’;

Transferverb

move from one place to another

‘he intends to transfer the fund's assets to the Treasury’; ‘I went to sleep on the couch before transferring to my bedroom later in the night’;

Transferverb

move to another department, occupation, etc.

‘she transferred to the Physics Department’; ‘employees have been transferred to the installation team’;

Transferverb

(in football and other sports) move to another team

‘he was transferred to Arsenal for £750,000’; ‘he transferred to the Brooklyn Dodgers’;

Transferverb

redirect (a telephone call) to a new line or extension.

Transferverb

copy (a drawing or design) from one surface to another

‘drawings can be transferred to the artwork by rubbing them off the sheet’;

Transferverb

copy (data, music, etc.) from one medium or device to another

‘the new product lets users transfer data from palmtop to desktop with a click of the mouse’;

Transferverb

change to another place, route, or means of transport during a journey

‘passengers have to transfer at Heathrow for onward international flights’;

Transferverb

make over the possession of (property, a right, or a responsibility) to another

‘we will transfer full planning responsibility to local authorities’;

Transferverb

change (the sense of a word or phrase) by extension or metaphor

‘a transferred use of the Old English noun’;

Transfernoun

an act of moving something or someone to another place, organization, team, etc.

‘a transfer of wealth to the EU's poorer nations’; ‘a patient had died after transfer from the County Hospital to St Peter's’; ‘she asked her boss for a transfer to the city’;

Transfernoun

a conveyance of property, especially stocks and shares, from one person to another

‘the transfer of assets from wealthy individuals to family members’;

Transfernoun

the action of copying data from one medium or device to another

‘data transfer between different manufacturers' drives’;

Transfernoun

a small coloured picture or design on paper, which can be transferred to another surface by being pressed or heated

‘T-shirts with iron-on transfers’;

Transfernoun

an act of changing to another place, route, or means of transport during a journey

‘bus transfers between the airport and the city centre cost about £11’;

Transfernoun

a ticket allowing a passenger to change from one public transport vehicle to another as part of a single journey

‘you get a transfer, you have to get that train’;

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