Definition of 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.
  • transferring ownership. Synonyms: transfer.
  • 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". Synonyms: transfer.

Related words

alienation, conveyance, conveyancing, conveying, quitclaim, secularisation, secularization.

Rhymes with transference

coinsurance, concurrence, deterrence, occurrence, recurrence, recurrence.

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