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IC

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noun \ˌī-ˈsē\

Definition of IC



1947

First Known Use of ic

1947


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IC

noun

Definition of IC



1966

First Known Use of ic

1966

Rhymes with ic

ackee, Agee, agley, aiguille, agree, Albee, alee, ani, at sea, Attlee, Bacchae, bailee, Bangui, banshee, bargee, bawbee, bee tree, Belgae, big tree, bohea, bootee, bougie, break free, buckshee, burgee, Bt, callee, Capri, carefree, CB, CD, Chablis, Chaldee, chickpea, chili, church key, confit, cowpea, croquis, curie, dead-tree, debris, decree, deep-sea, degree, Denis, donee, DP, draftee, drawee, Dundee, emcee, ennui, esprit, etui, farci, feoffee, flame tree, foresee, for free, fringe tree, fusee, GB, germfree, glacis, goatee, grandee, grand prix, grantee, green tea, GT, heart-free, he/she, high sea, high tea, Horae, hot key, Humvee, in fee, IV, Jaycee, jaygee, jayvee, Jiangxi, knock-knee, KP, latchkey, lessee, listee, look-see, low-key, LP, lychee, mamey, maquis, Marie, marquee, MC, mentee, Midi, mille-feuille, muggee, must-see, Nancy, ngwee, North Sea, OD, off-key, ogee, Osee, Parcae, pardie, Parsi, passkey, Pawnee, payee, PC, Pee Dee, peewee, pewee, PG, pledgee, pollee, pongee, post-free, précis, puree, puttee, qt, raki, rani, razee, Red Sea, rooftree, Ross Sea, rupee, rushee, RV, scot-free, settee, Shaanxi, shade tree, Shanxi, s/he, shift key, shoe tree, sightsee, signee, silk tree, sirree, smoke tree, snap pea, snow pea, spadille, spahi, spondee, squeegee, standee, state tree, strophe, suttee, sweat bee, sycee, TB, tepee, testee, 3-D, titi, to-be, toll-free, topee, to sea, towhee, townee, trainee, Tralee, trochee, trustee, Tupi, turfski, turnkey, tutee, Tutsi, tutti, TV, unbe, vendee, vestee, Volsci, vouchee, whangee, whoopee, wind tee, would-be, Yangtze, yen-shee


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-ic

adjective suffix

Simple Definition of -ic

  • : having the character or form of

  • : of or relating to

  • : coming from or containing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ic

  1. 1 :  having the character or form of :  being <panoramic> :  consisting of <runic>

  2. 2 a :  of or relating to <aldermanic> b :  related to, derived from, or containing <alcoholic>

  3. 3 :  in the manner of :  like that of :  characteristic of <Byronic>

  4. 4 :  associated or dealing with <Vedic> :  utilizing <electronic>

  5. 5 :  characterized by :  exhibiting <nostalgic> :  affected with <allergic>

  6. 6 :  caused by <amoebic>

  7. 7 :  tending to produce <analgesic>

  8. 8 :  having a valence relatively higher than in compounds or ions named with an adjective ending in -ous <ferric iron>

Origin and Etymology of -ic

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French -ic, -ique, from Latin -icus — more at -y


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-ic

noun suffix

Simple Definition of -ic

  • : someone belonging to or connected with

  • : someone affected by

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ic

  1. :  one having the character or nature of :  one belonging to or associated with :  one exhibiting or affected by :  one that produces


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