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The act of dying. Peggy's not doing well—celestial transfer seems imminent.
transfer someone or something (from some place) (to some place)
to move or relocate someone or something from one place to another. Her company transferred her from Houston to Los Angeles. We transferred the boxes from one place to another.
transfer someone or something to someone
to reassign someone or something to someone. I transferred my secretary to Joel, who can get along with almost anyone. Ann transferred her car registration to her sister.
transfer something (from someone) (to someone else)
to reassign something from one person to another. I have to transfer ownership of this car to my daughter. The title of the car was transferred from me to someone else.
transfer to something
to have oneself reassigned to something. I am transferring to the accounting department. Andy wanted to transfer to a different school.
n. death. (Hospital, cruel, jocular word play.) He’s circling the drain. Almost ready for a celestial transfer.