Etymology
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transference (n.)

"act of transferring," 1680s, from transfer (v.) + -ence. In psychoanalytical sense it is recorded from 1911, translating German übertragung (Freud).

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Definitions of transference

transference (n.)
(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;
transference (n.)
the act of transfering something from one form to another;
Synonyms: transfer
transference (n.)
transferring ownership;
Synonyms: transfer
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