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Transfered vs. Transferred: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on December 26, 2023
"Transfered" is incorrect; the correct spelling is "transferred." "Transferred" means to have moved something or someone from one place to another.

Which is correct: Transfered or Transferred

How to spell Transferred?

Transfered is Incorrect

Transferred is Correct

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Key Differences

Double the 'r' in "transfer" when forming past tense, similar to "referred."
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Dec 26, 2023
Remember: "Transfer" + "ed" = "transferred," with a double 'r.'
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Dec 26, 2023
Use the mnemonic i.e. "Double the ride, double the 'r' in transferred."
Huma Saeed
Dec 26, 2023
Recall that verbs ending in a vowel + 'r' double the 'r' before adding "-ed."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 26, 2023
Associate "transferred" with "deferred," both having double 'r's in the past tense.
Janet White
Dec 26, 2023
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Transfered and Transferred Definitions

Transfered

Transfered is an incorrect spelling of transferred.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

Passed on information or knowledge.
The teacher transferred her enthusiasm for history to her students.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

Changed from one vehicle or route to another.
We transferred to a different train at the station.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

Moved to a different place.
She transferred the files to a new folder.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

Changed the ownership or control of something.
Ownership of the property was transferred to his name.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

Moved to another job or department.
He was transferred to a different branch of the company.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

To convey or cause to pass from one place, person, or thing to another.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

(Law) To make over the possession or legal title of (property, for example); convey.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

To convey (a design, for example) from one surface to another, as by impression.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

To move oneself from one location or job to another.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

To withdraw from one educational institution or course of study and enroll in another.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

To change from one public conveyance to another
Transferred to another bus.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

Also trans·fer·al (trăns-fûrəl) The conveyance or removal of something from one place, person, or thing to another.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

One who transfers or is transferred, as to a new school.
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Transferred

A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

A ticket entitling a passenger to change from one public conveyance to another as part of one trip.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

A place where such a change is made.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

Also transferal(Law) A conveyance of title or property from one person to another.
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Dec 08, 2023

Transferred

Simple past tense and past participle of transfer
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Dec 08, 2023

FAQs

What is the root word of transferred?

The root word is "transfer."
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Dec 26, 2023

What is the pronunciation of transferred?

"Transferred" is pronounced as /trænsˈfɜːrd/.
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Dec 26, 2023

What is the verb form of transferred?

The verb form is "transfer."
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Dec 26, 2023

What is the singular form of transferred?

"Transferred" is both the singular and plural form when used as a past tense verb or adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 26, 2023

Why is it called transferred?

It is called "transferred" because it describes the action of having moved or passed something from one place, person, or thing to another.
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Dec 26, 2023

Which preposition is used with transferred?

Prepositions like "to," "from," and "into" are commonly used with "transferred."
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Dec 26, 2023

Which conjunction is used with transferred?

Conjunctions like "and," "but," and "or" can be used with "transferred."
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Dec 26, 2023

Which vowel is used before transferred?

The vowel 'a' is used before the first 'r' in "transferred."
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Dec 26, 2023

Is transferred an adverb?

No, "transferred" is not an adverb.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 26, 2023

What is the third form of transferred?

The third form of "transferred" is the same as the second form, which is "transferred." This form is used as the past participle in perfect tenses.
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Dec 26, 2023

Is transferred a noun or adjective?

"Transferred" is primarily used as a verb (past tense of transfer) and can be an adjective in some contexts.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 26, 2023

Is transferred a negative or positive word?

"Transferred" is neutral; it can have positive or negative connotations depending on the context.
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Dec 26, 2023

Is the transferred term a metaphor?

"Transferred" can be used metaphorically, but it is not inherently a metaphor.
Harlon Moss
Dec 26, 2023

What is the plural form of transferred?

"Transferred" remains the same in plural form.
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Dec 26, 2023

How many syllables are in transferred?

There are three syllables in "transferred."
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Dec 26, 2023

What is the opposite of transferred?

The opposite of "transferred" could be "retained" or "kept."
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Dec 26, 2023

Which determiner is used with transferred?

Determiners like "the," "a," "this," or "that" can be used with "transferred" depending on the context.
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Dec 26, 2023

What is the second form of transferred?

The second form of "transferred" is also "transferred." It serves as the simple past tense of the verb "transfer."
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Dec 26, 2023

Is transferred a vowel or consonant?

"Transferred" contains both vowels and consonants.
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Dec 26, 2023

Is transferred a countable noun?

"Transferred" is not primarily used as a noun; it's a verb and sometimes an adjective.
Janet White
Dec 26, 2023

How do we divide transferred into syllables?

"Transferred" is divided as trans-ferred.
Harlon Moss
Dec 26, 2023

Which article is used with transferred?

Articles such as "the," "a," and "an" can be used depending on the context.
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Dec 26, 2023

Is transferred a collective noun?

No, "transferred" is not a collective noun.
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Dec 26, 2023

What is another term for transferred?

Another term for "transferred" could be "relocated" or "moved."
Harlon Moss
Dec 26, 2023

Is transferred an abstract noun?

No, "transferred" is not a noun; it's a verb and sometimes an adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 26, 2023

Is the word transferred imperative?

No, "transferred" is not typically used as an imperative; it's a past tense verb.
Harlon Moss
Dec 26, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in transferred?

The stressed syllable in "transferred" is "ferred."
Janet White
Dec 26, 2023

What part of speech is transferred?

"Transferred" is a verb in past tense and can be used as an adjective.
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Dec 26, 2023

How is transferred used in a sentence?

"Transferred" is used in a sentence to indicate the action of moving or passing something from one place, person, or thing to another. For example: "She transferred the call to another department" or "The funds were transferred to a different account."
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Dec 26, 2023

What is the first form of transferred?

The first form of "transferred" is "transfer." This is the base form or the infinitive form of the verb.
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Dec 26, 2023
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