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sic 1

 (sĭk, sēk)
adv.
Thus; so. Used to indicate that a quoted passage, especially one containing an error or unconventional spelling, has been retained in its original form or written intentionally.

[Latin sīc; see so- in Indo-European roots.]

sic 2

also sick  (sĭk)
tr.v. sicced, sic·cing, sics also sicked or sick·ing or sicks
1. To set upon; attack.
2. To urge or incite to hostile action; set: sicced the dogs on the intruders.

[Dialectal variant of seek.]

sic

(sɪk)
adv
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) so or thus: inserted in brackets in a written or printed text to indicate that an odd or questionable reading is what was actually written or printed
[Latin]

sic

(sɪk)
vb (tr) , sics, sicking or sicked
1. to turn on or attack: used only in commands, as to a dog
2. to urge (a dog) to attack
[C19: dialect variant of seek]

sic

(sɪk)
determiner, adv
a Scot word for such

sic1

or sick

(sɪk)

v.t. sicked sicced (sikt), sick•ing sic•cing.
1. to attack (used esp. in commanding a dog): Sic 'em!
2. to incite to attack (usu. fol. by on).
[1835–45; variant of seek]

sic2

(sɪk)

adj. Chiefly Scot.
such.
[1325–75]

sic

(sik; Eng. sɪk)

adv. Latin.
so; thus: usu. placed within brackets to denote that a wording has been written intentionally or has been quoted verbatim: He signed his name as e. e. cummings
[sic]
.

sic


Past participle: sicked
Gerund: sicking

Imperative
sic
sic
Present
I sic
you sic
he/she/it sics
we sic
you sic
they sic
Preterite
I sicked
you sicked
he/she/it sicked
we sicked
you sicked
they sicked
Present Continuous
I am sicking
you are sicking
he/she/it is sicking
we are sicking
you are sicking
they are sicking
Present Perfect
I have sicked
you have sicked
he/she/it has sicked
we have sicked
you have sicked
they have sicked
Past Continuous
I was sicking
you were sicking
he/she/it was sicking
we were sicking
you were sicking
they were sicking
Past Perfect
I had sicked
you had sicked
he/she/it had sicked
we had sicked
you had sicked
they had sicked
Future
I will sic
you will sic
he/she/it will sic
we will sic
you will sic
they will sic
Future Perfect
I will have sicked
you will have sicked
he/she/it will have sicked
we will have sicked
you will have sicked
they will have sicked
Future Continuous
I will be sicking
you will be sicking
he/she/it will be sicking
we will be sicking
you will be sicking
they will be sicking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sicking
you have been sicking
he/she/it has been sicking
we have been sicking
you have been sicking
they have been sicking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sicking
you will have been sicking
he/she/it will have been sicking
we will have been sicking
you will have been sicking
they will have been sicking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sicking
you had been sicking
he/she/it had been sicking
we had been sicking
you had been sicking
they had been sicking
Conditional
I would sic
you would sic
he/she/it would sic
we would sic
you would sic
they would sic
Past Conditional
I would have sicked
you would have sicked
he/she/it would have sicked
we would have sicked
you would have sicked
they would have sicked

sic

A Latin word meaning thus, used in texts to show that something is quoted exactly from the original.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sic - urge to attack someone; "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"
assail, assault, set on, attack - attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
Adv.1.sic - intentionally so written (used after a printed word or phrase)
Translations
usuttaa

sic

[sɪk] ADVsic

sic

[ˈsɪk] advsic

sic

advsic

SIC

(Brit) abbr of Standard Industrial Classification˜ DIN

sic

[sɪk] adv (sic)(sic)
References in classic literature ?
True, no doubt," said Don Fernando, "for which reason, Senor Don Quixote, you ought to forgive him and restore him to the bosom of your favour, sicut erat in principio, before illusions of this sort had taken away his senses.
Demon] potest tamen esse in rebus, sicut motor in mobili et ut signatum in signo, licet posset per earn loqui sicut per ydolum; sed de natura predicte questionis non est necesse hoc dicere.
Sicut iam supra diximus, filios et omnes familias vestras admonete semper, ut caste et iuste ac sobrie vivant; nec solum eos verbis sed etiam exemplis ad bona opera provocate.
15) 'Non pro eis autem rogo tantum, sed et pro eis, qui credituri sunt per verbumeorum in me: ut omnes unum sint, sicut tu Pater inme, et ego in te, ut et ipsi in nobis unum sint: ut credatmundus, quia tu memisisti.
et totam terram heremam et populatam que est a portu qui est ultra Biar, qui portus dicitur port de Biar, sicut respicit versus Exativam et Valentiam et Deniam, et totum regnum Denie cum omnibus suis pertinentiis heremis et populatis sicut tendit et ducit portus usque ad mare et vadit usque ad Calp (9).
Doubling of the soprano and tenor lines creates a particularly bright but cold timbre, which makes the standard SATB setting of the earlier and more ornate Missa Sicut Lilium which follows feel slightly warmer.
Book 3 presents the famous analogy of the "two lights," the sun and the moon, an analogy which had first appeared in Innocent III's letter Sicut universitatis conditor in 1198 and had been revisited by Boniface VIII in his Allegacio of 1303.
Sed tamen ex quo voluntas est libere inclinata in ipsum, inclinatur in omnia sine quibus hoc haberi non potest, per modum debiti, ex praesuppositione tamen illius quod primo volitum ponebatur: sicut rex ex sua liberalitate facit aliquem militem; sed quia non potest esse miles nisi habeat equum, efficitur debitum et necessarium ex suppositione liberalitatis praedictae quod ei det equum (Loc.
The audience will be treated to the likes of Franck's Panis Angelicus and Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine, Sicut cervus, Locus iste and Beatus Vir.
Entonces, deben ser ustedes sicut acies ordinata, un ejercito en orden de batalla".
Sicut autem rationi hominis inquantum est homo repugnat esse irrationale, ita rationi entis inquantum huiusmodi repugnat quod aliquid sit simul ens et non ens)".
Santo Tomas distingue en las creaturas dos modos segun los cuales pueden actuar: "Dupliciter autem contingit aliquid ordinari et dirigit in aliquid sicut in finem: uno modo per seipsum, sicut homo qui seipsum dirigit ad locum quo tendit; alio modo ab altero, sicut sagitta quae a sagittante dirigitur ad determinatum locum.