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sic

play
\ˈsik\

Definition of sic

  1. chiefly Scottish variant of such




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sic

transitive verb \ˈsik\

Simple Definition of sic

  • : to attack (someone or something)

Full Definition of sic

sicced also sicked play \ˈsikt\ sic·cing also sick·ing

  1. 1 :  chase, attack —usually used as a command especially to a dog <sic 'em>

  2. 2 :  to incite or urge to an attack, pursuit, or harassment :  set <sicced their lawyers on me>

Examples of sic

  1. <commanded the pit bull to sic 'em>



Variants of sic

also sick play \ˈsik\

Origin of sic

alteration of seek


First Known Use: 1845


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sic

play
adverb \ˈsik, ˈsēk\

Definition of sic

  1. :  intentionally so written —used after a printed word or passage to indicate that it is intended exactly as printed or to indicate that it exactly reproduces an original <said he seed [sic] it all>



Origin of sic

Latin, so, thus — more at so


First Known Use: circa 1859



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