[intransitive, transitive] to move from one place to another; to move something/somebody from one place to another transfer (from…) (to…) The film studio is transferring to Hollywood. (especially North American English) If I spend a semester in Madrid, will my credits transfer? transfer something/somebody (from…) (to…) How can I transfer money from my bank account to his? The patient was transferred to another hospital. (especially North American English) I couldn't transfer all my credits from junior college.