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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 ?
The said Earl thinking himself greater than any king in those quarters, determined to have that whole benefice (as he hath divers others) to pay at his pleasure ; and because he could not find sic security as his insatiable appetite required, this shift was devised.
feed] the fire sometimes to his buttocks, sometimes to his legs, sometimes to his shoulders and arms; and that the roast might not burn, but that it might rest in soppe, they spared not flambing with oil, (basting as a cook bastes roasted meat); Lord, look thou to sic cruelty
Bernard saith, non est jam dicere, ut populus sic sacerdos; quia nec sic populus ut sacerdos.
Whar's the man would mak' sic an answer as that to a bonny young leddy like you?
If I had kent of these reefs, if I had had a chart, or if Shuan had been spared, it's not sixty guineas, no, nor six hundred, would have made me risk my brig in sic a stoneyard
In March 2012, ROHM began mass production of the world's first full SiC power module with an integrated power semiconductor element composed entirely of silicon carbide.
The report then explores global and China's top manufacturers of SiC Semiconductor Devices listing their product specification, capacity, Production value, and market share etc.
While SiC is increasingly used in SBD, it is difficult to use SiC in MOSFET.
In 2000, Johnston resigned his position with SIC, which triggered his repayment obligations on the SIC loan under the employment agreement.
To stay ahead of market, SIC highly values quality and efficiency.
SiC is very promising due to its superior material properties and is expected to reduce the power consumption of various switching systems.
In another test, there is a fuel cell bus running in Toyota City that has SiC diodes in the fuel cell voltage step-up converter (it controls the voltage of the electricity from the fuel cell stack).