Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun transference

3 senses of transference

Sense 1
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)
       => displacement -- ((psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one)

Sense 2
transfer, transference -- (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")

Sense 3
transfer, transference -- (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)

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