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trans·fer·ence

 (trăns-fûr′əns, trăns′fər-əns)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of transferring.
b. The fact of being transferred.
2. The process by which emotions and desires originally associated with one person, such as a parent or sibling, are unconsciously shifted to another person, especially to a psychotherapist or psychoanalyst during a course of treatment.

trans′fer·en′tial (trăns′fə-rĕn′shəl) adj.

transference

(ˈtrænsfərəns; -frəns)
n
1. the act or an instance of transferring or the state of being transferred
2. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal the redirection of attitudes and emotions towards a substitute, such as towards the analyst during therapy
transferential adj

trans•fer•ence

(trænsˈfɜr əns, ˈtræns fər əns)

n.
1. the act or process of transferring.
2. the fact of being transferred.
3. Psychoanal.
a. the shift of emotions, esp. those experienced in childhood, from one person or object to another, esp. the transfer of feelings about a parent to an analyst.
[1675–85; < New Latin trānsferentia. See transfer, -ence]
trans`fer•en′tial (-fəˈrɛn ʃəl) adj.

transference

Psychoanalytical theory holds that through the process of transference, healing may take place. So it is that the psychoanalyst becomes the object of a patient’s suppressed emotions—either love or hatred—while the transference is resolved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transference - (psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on or displaced from one person to another; during psychoanalysis the displacement of feelings toward others (usually the parents) is onto the analyst
depth psychology, psychoanalysis, analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
countertransference - the psychoanalyst's displacement of emotion onto the patient or more generally the psychoanalyst's emotional involvement in the therapeutic interaction
displacement - (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one
2.transference - transferring ownershiptransference - transferring ownership    
transaction, dealing, dealings - the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
alienation - (law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another; "the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership"
conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveying, conveyance - act of transferring property title from one person to another
quitclaim - act of transferring a title or right or claim to another
lease-lend, lend-lease - the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause; "lend-lease during World War II was extremely generous"
secularisation, secularization - transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession
3.transference - the act of transfering something from one form to anothertransference - 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"
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
Translations

transference

[ˈtrænsfərəns] N
1. (= relocation) [of information] → transferencia f, transmisión f; [of affection] → cambio m; [of power] → traspaso m
the transference of the papal seat to Avignonel traslado de la sede pontificia a Aviñón
2. (Psych) → transferencia f
thought transferencetransmisión f de pensamientos

transference

[ˈtrænsfərəns] n (= transfer) [power, information, affection] → transfert mtransfer fee [ˈtrænsfɜːrfiː] nindemnité f de transferttransfer list [ˈtrænsfɜːrlɪst] n (British)liste f des transferts
to be on the transfer list → être sur la liste des transfertstransfer student [ˈtrænsfɜːrstjuːdənt] n (US)étudiant(e) m/f venant d'une autre universitétransfer window [ˈtrænsfɜːrwɪndəʊ] n (FOOTBALL)période m des transferts

transference

n
(Psych) → Übertragung f
(Jur: of holdings, real estate) → Übertragung f, → Überschreibung f(to sb auf jdn); (Fin: of money) → Transfer m

transference

[ˈtrænsfərəns] n (frm) → trasferimento (Psych) → transfert m inv

transference

n (psych) transferencia
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