2. Noun. A psychologist; a psychiatrist. ¹
3. Verb. (transitive) To put (someone) into a required psychological frame of mind (also psych up). ¹
4. Verb. (transitive) To intimidate (someone) emotionally or using psychology (also psych out). ¹
5. Verb. (transitive informal) To treat (someone) using psychoanalysis. ¹
6. Interjection. (slang) Indicating that one's preceding statement was false and that one has successfully fooled one's interlocutor. Also ''sike''. ¹
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Definition of Psych
1. to put into the proper frame of mind [v -ED, -ING, -S]
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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"Neurol. and psych., pp. 218-219. Hyaline Substance in the Perivascular Spaces. ... Neurol. and psych., pp. 247-248. 1885 The Relations between the Symptoms ..."
2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"psych. Stud., Leipzig, 28, 1'JOI, (687-706). Sidis, B. psychology of suggestion. With a preface by W. James. Translation. (Russ.). St. Peterburg. 1902. ..."
3. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1906)
"L'Année psych., II, 87. 1895. BERGER, H. Über die körperlichen Aussetzungen ... L'Année psych., III, 42. 1896. BONSER, FG A Study of the Relations between ..."
4. Fundamentals of Child Study: A Discussion of Instincts and Other Factors in by Edwin Asbury Kirkpatrick (1917)
"1-84; Christopher and Smedley's Reports of Child Study Investigations to the Chicago Board of Education; Judd, psych. Rev., Vol. IX, pp. 27-39; Small, Ped. ..."
5. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1918)
"psych., April, 101" \ , v they Swindle has made a study of the after images of ... psych., July, 1917). A very practical problem in memory is that of JJB ..."
6. Genetic Psychology: An Introduction to an Objective and Genetic View of by Edwin Asbury Kirkpatrick (1909)
"The Mental Life of the Domestic Pigeon, Harvard psych. ... A Reply to "The Nature of Animal Intelligence and the Methods of Investigating It," psych. ..."
7. The Training of Teachers for Secondary Schools in Germany and the United States by John Franklin Brown (1911)
"(4) Herbertz (d): Experimental psych. of sight perception, especially in reading (1) Pedagogy. ... (4) Erdmann: Exercises in the psych. of speech Pedagogy. ..."