What does transitioning mean?

Definitions for transitioning
tran·si·tion·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word transitioning.

Freebase

  1. Transitioning

    Transitioning is the process of changing one's gender presentation permanently to accord with one's internal sense of one's gender - the idea of what it means to be a man or a woman, or in-between. For transsexual people, this process typically involves sex reassignment therapy, and their new sex is "opposite" that of their birth-assigned sex; for intersex people it is different from how they were raised; for genderqueer people it is neither solely female nor male. Cross-dressers, drag queens, and drag kings tend not to transition, since their variant gender presentations are only adopted temporarily. Transition must begin with a personal decision to transition, prompted by the feeling that one's gender identity does not match the gender that one was assigned at birth. One of the most significant parts of transitioning for many transgender people is coming out for the first time. Transitioning is a process, not an event, that takes anywhere between several months and several years. Some people, especially genderqueer people, may spend their whole life transitioning as they redefine and re-interpret their gender as time passes. Transitioning generally begins where the person feels comfortable: for some, this begins with their family with whom they are intimate and reaches to friends later or may begin with friends first and family later. Sometimes transitioning is at different levels between different spheres of life. For example, someone may transition far with family and friends before even coming out at work.

How to pronounce transitioning?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say transitioning in sign language?

  1. transitioning

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transitioning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transitioning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of transitioning in a Sentence

  1. Rob Busick:

    I know that losing what they've lost and also transitioning into a parking lot and doing it again is a difficult conversation, but the health and safety of them has been No. 1 since Day One.

  2. Joseph McCroy:

    It’s very hard transitioning back to civilian life, once you get back, the first thing you try to do is find a good job. But if you ca n’t find a job, everything else starts to fall apart. My house was foreclosed on, truck repossessed, I got divorced … I was homeless.

  3. Communications Director Lauren Hitt:

    Brad Komar is no longer with the campaign. Neither is Finance Director Dan Sorenson. I will also be transitioning out over the next few weeks.

  4. Yinon Weiss:

    The truth is, most business professionals aren’t necessarily eager to mentor veterans who come to the table not familiar with how to navigate the job market, for instance. With RallyPoint, you have this automatic group of people who are very eager. They are retired service members who are ready to give back. RallyPoint serves three main groups – those who are active members, those transitioning to civilian life and careers, and those who are ready to seek out more schooling. it’s really a validation of what we are doing.

  5. Andrew Holland:

    What they are doing is transitioning from, effectively, a niche player into a full portfolio player, and the challenge then is to gain market share.

Images & Illustrations of transitioning

  1. transitioningtransitioningtransitioningtransitioningtransitioning

Popularity rank by frequency of use

transitioning#10000#38563#100000

Translations for transitioning

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for transitioning »

Translation

Find a translation for the transitioning definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these transitioning definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"transitioning." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 29 Mar. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/transitioning>.

Are we missing a good definition for transitioning? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for transitioning:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.