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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
References in classic literature ?
Metaphor is the application of an alien name by transference either from genus to species, or from species to genus, or from species to species, or by analogy, that is, proportion Thus from genus to species, as: 'There lies my ship'; for lying at anchor is a species of lying.
I think in some curious way the horror which she felt for him was a transference of the horror which she felt for herself because he so strangely troubled her.
As he closed the door of my chamber behind him his thoughts were cut off from me as was the sight of him, which seemed strange to me in my little knowledge of thought transference.
Political ambition had caused him to seek transference from the army to the Colonial Office and so we find him, still young, entrusted with a delicate and important commission in the service of the Queen.
Maggie could not speak, but she put out her arms to receive the tiny baby, while Mumps snuffed at it anxiously, to ascertain that this transference was all right.
Whether or no the sharp vigour of this sally on a weak point of Mrs Wilfer's entrenchments might have routed that heroine for the time, is rendered uncertain by the arrival of a flag of truce in the person of Mr George Sampson: bidden to the feast as a friend of the family, whose affections were now understood to be in course of transference from Bella to Lavinia, and whom Lavinia kept-- possibly in remembrance of his bad taste in having overlooked her in the first instance--under a course of stinging discipline.
I suppose now you do not believe in corporeal transference.
So that the greater part of the events of history- civil wars, revolutions, and conquests- are presented by these historians not as the results of free transferences of the people's will, but as results of the ill-directed will of one or more individuals, that is, once again, as usurpations of power.
Mesmer referred to this as 'animal magnetism,' and this happens through what he believed was a transference of 'ethereal fluid' between the mesmerist and the client.
Among his topics are the territory of the transference and the value of phantasy interpretations: a Kleinian expansion, a case study of one patient's fear of self-definition and his depressive phantasies of disappointment and rejection, depressive anxiety and the motives for manic control, and projective identification in restricted and uncontained states of mind.
In the case of Breuer, the power of transference as it is displayed in psychotherapy, and in the case of Twitmyer, the conditioned reflex phenomenon in behavioral research.
The journal Transference is currently inviting submissions of Arabic poetry translated into English: