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Transfer vs. Transference

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Transferverb

(transitive) To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.

‘to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion’;

Transferencenoun

The act of conveying from one place to another; the act of transferring or the fact of being transferred.

Transferverb

(transitive) To convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another.

‘to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone’;

Transferencenoun

(psychology) The process by which emotions and desires, originally associated with one person, such as a parent, are unconsciously shifted to another.

Transferverb

(intransitive) To be or become transferred.

Transferencenoun

The act of transferring; conveyance; passage; transfer.

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Transferverb

To arrange for something to belong to or be officially controlled by somebody else.

‘The title to land is transferred by deed.’;

Transferencenoun

(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

Transfernoun

(uncountable) The act of conveying or removing something from one place, person or thing to another.

Transferencenoun

transferring ownership

Transfernoun

(countable) An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.

Transferencenoun

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’;

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Transfernoun

(countable) A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.

Transference

Transference (German: Übertragung) is a phenomenon within psychotherapy in which the feelings a person had about their parents, as one example, are unconsciously redirected or transferred to the present situation. It usually concerns feelings from a primary relationship during childhood.

Transfernoun

A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.

Transfernoun

(medicine) A pathological process by which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.

Transfernoun

(genetics) The conveying of genetic material from one cell to another.

Transferverb

To convey from one place or person another; to transport, remove, or cause to pass, to another place or person; as, to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion.

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Transferverb

To make over the possession or control of; to pass; to convey, as a right, from one person to another; to give; as, the title to land is transferred by deed.

Transfernoun

The conveyance of right, title, or property, either real or personal, from one person to another, whether by sale, by gift, or otherwise.

‘I shall here only consider it as a transfer of property.’;

Transfernoun

A picture, or the like, removed from one body or ground to another, as from wood to canvas, or from one piece of canvas to another.

Transfernoun

A pathological process by virtue of which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.

Transfernoun

A drawing or writing printed off from one surface on another, as in ceramics and in many decorative arts.

Transfernoun

A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.

Transfernoun

the act of transporting something from one location to another

Transfernoun

someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another;

‘the best student was a transfer from LSU’;

Transfernoun

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’;

Transfernoun

a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances

Transfernoun

application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation

Transfernoun

transferring ownership

Transferverb

move around;

‘transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket’;

Transferverb

transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

Transferverb

move from one place to another;

‘transfer the data’; ‘transmit the news’; ‘transfer the patient to another hospital’;

Transferverb

lift and reset in another soil or situation;

‘Transplant the young rice plants’;

Transferverb

cause to change ownership;

‘I transferred my stock holdings to my children’;

Transferverb

change from one vehicle or transportation line to another;

‘She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast’;

Transferverb

send from one person or place to another;

‘transmit a message’;

Transferverb

shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes;

‘He removed his children to the countryside’; ‘Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city’; ‘remove a case to another court’;

Transferverb

transfer from one place or period to another;

‘The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America’;

Transferverb

move from one place to another

‘he intends to transfer the fund's assets to the Treasury’; ‘I went to sleep on the couch before transferring to my bedroom later in the night’;

Transferverb

move to another department, occupation, etc.

‘she transferred to the Physics Department’; ‘employees have been transferred to the installation team’;

Transferverb

(in football and other sports) move to another team

‘he was transferred to Arsenal for £750,000’; ‘he transferred to the Brooklyn Dodgers’;

Transferverb

redirect (a telephone call) to a new line or extension.

Transferverb

copy (a drawing or design) from one surface to another

‘drawings can be transferred to the artwork by rubbing them off the sheet’;

Transferverb

copy (data, music, etc.) from one medium or device to another

‘the new product lets users transfer data from palmtop to desktop with a click of the mouse’;

Transferverb

change to another place, route, or means of transport during a journey

‘passengers have to transfer at Heathrow for onward international flights’;

Transferverb

make over the possession of (property, a right, or a responsibility) to another

‘we will transfer full planning responsibility to local authorities’;

Transferverb

change (the sense of a word or phrase) by extension or metaphor

‘a transferred use of the Old English noun’;

Transfernoun

an act of moving something or someone to another place, organization, team, etc.

‘a transfer of wealth to the EU's poorer nations’; ‘a patient had died after transfer from the County Hospital to St Peter's’; ‘she asked her boss for a transfer to the city’;

Transfernoun

a conveyance of property, especially stocks and shares, from one person to another

‘the transfer of assets from wealthy individuals to family members’;

Transfernoun

the action of copying data from one medium or device to another

‘data transfer between different manufacturers' drives’;

Transfernoun

a small coloured picture or design on paper, which can be transferred to another surface by being pressed or heated

‘T-shirts with iron-on transfers’;

Transfernoun

an act of changing to another place, route, or means of transport during a journey

‘bus transfers between the airport and the city centre cost about £11’;

Transfernoun

a ticket allowing a passenger to change from one public transport vehicle to another as part of a single journey

‘you get a transfer, you have to get that train’;

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