(intransitive) To transition (to undergo a transition) from being one sex/gender to being another (especially by sex reassignment surgery). transgender]].
(narrowly) Having a gender (identity) which is different from the sex one was assigned at birth: being assigned male at birth but having a female gender or vice versa; or, pertaining to such people. Compare transsexual, and the following sense.
(transitive) To transgender; to (cause something to) change from being sexed/gendered in one way to being sexed/gendered in another way.
(broadly) Not identifying with culturally conventional gender roles and categories of male or female; having changed gender identity from male to female or female to male, or identifying with elements of both, or having some other gender identity; or, pertaining to such people. Compare genderqueer, transsexual.
(of a space) Intended primarily for transgender people.
(rare) Transsexuality, transsexualism; the state of being transsexual. transgender]].
(of a space) Available for use by transgender people (in addition to non-transgender people).
Transgenderism; the state of being transgender. Compare transsex.
A transgender person.
(uncommon) To change the gender of; (used loosely) to change the sex of. Compare transsex.
Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from the sex that they were assigned at birth. Some transgender people who desire medical assistance to transition from one sex to another identify as transsexual.