TRANSFER By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 1. verb. to shift or switch from one locale to another, one type to another, or one scenario or condition to another. 2. noun. the shift or switch generated. TRANSFER: "The transfer of cells from dish one to dish two must be handled with care." Related Psychology Terms AGRAMMATISM CASE ALTERNATION CYTOGENETIC MAP AUXILIARY VERB AMBIEN COPING MECHANISM POSTTEST CAUSATIVE VERB TELEPRESENCE PARACONTRAST Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRANSFER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transfer/ (accessed December 2, 2019).