HyperDic: sic

English > 2 senses of the word sic:
ADVERBallsicintentionally so written (used after a printed word or phrase)
VERBcompetitionsic, seturge to attack someone
sic > pronunciation
Soundssih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > sic: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaningintentionally so written (used after a printed word or phrase) .
Spanishsic
Catalansic
English > sic: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningurge to attack someone.
PatternSomebody ----s something on somebody
Examples
  • "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"
  • "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"
Synonymset
Broaderassail, assault, set on, attackattack someone physically or emotionally
Spanishazuzar

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