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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)