The act or process of free-associating. It is a technique used in psychoanalysis and is supposed to allow the analyst access to the unconscious thoughts of the analysand. See free-associate.
Technique of evoking spontaneous references or ideas to words or symbols, especially in dream interpretation (Freud).
In Freudian psychoanalysis, a technique for accessing the patient’s subconscious, by encouraging them to relax in a reclining posture and move freely and spontaneously from thought to thought