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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


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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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