Meaning of sic


Pronunciation: (sik), [key]
— sicked sicced sick•ing sic•cing.
  1. to attack (used esp. in commanding a dog): Sic 'em!
  2. to incite to attack (usually fol. by on).


Pronunciation: (sik), [key]
— adj. Chiefly Scot.
  1. such.


Pronunciation: (sēk Eng. sik), [key]
— adv. Latin.
  1. so; thus: usually written parenthetically to denote that a word, phrase, passage, etc., that may appear strange or incorrect has been written intentionally or has been quoted verbatim:(sic). He signed his name as e. e. cummings


Pronunciation: [key]
— U.S. Govt. U.S. Govt.
  1. Standard Industrial Classification: a system used by the federal government to classify business activities for analytical and reporting purposes.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Sicilian.
  2. Sicily.
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