Definition of sic verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sic

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//sɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪk//
 
; BrE BrE//siːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//siːk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sic
BrE BrE//sɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪk//
 
; BrE BrE//siːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//siːk//
 
he / she / it sics
BrE BrE//sɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪks//
 
past simple sicced
BrE BrE//sɪkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪkt//
 
past participle sicced
BrE BrE//sɪkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪkt//
 
-ing form siccing
BrE BrE//ˈsɪkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪkɪŋ//
 
 
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(siccing, sicced) sic somebody (North American English, informal) to attack somebody Sic him, Duke! (= said to a dog) Word OriginLatin, literally ‘so, thus’. Phrasal Verbssic something on somebody
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sic

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