transfer etymology

English word transfer comes from Latin fero, Latin latus (Side, flank Spacious, extensive. Wide, broad.), Latin trans (Across, beyond.), Latin ferre, Latin trans-

Detailed word origin of transfer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fero Latin (lat) I bear, carry. I cast (a vote); pass or ratify (a law). I report. I suffer, endure. I support, hold up.
latus Latin (lat) Side, flank Spacious, extensive. Wide, broad.
trans Latin (lat) Across, beyond.
ferre Latin (lat)
trans- Latin (lat)
transfero Latin (lat) I apply, make use of.. I bear, carry or bring across or over; transport, transfer.. I carry along in public, display in procession, bear in triumph.. I change, transform.. I copy, transcribe, transfer.. I put off, defer, postpone, delay, transfer.. I transfer in meaning, use figuratively or tropically.. I translate into another language; interpret.
transfer English (eng) (countable) A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.. (countable) An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.. (genetics) The conveying of genetic material from one cell to another.. (medicine) A pathological process by which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its [...]

Words with the same origin as transfer

Descendants of fero
cluster difference different fertile jinx majority offer parliament prefer refer reference relate relation relations relationship relative ship suffer suffering suspend transferred translate translation translator
Descendants of latus
collateral lateral latitude
Descendants of trans
ashtray trade trademark tradition traditional train trainee traitor travis tray treason
Descendants of trans-
trajectory trance transit transition transmission transmit transparent transport transportation transporting