sic (not comparable)
- Thus; thus written; used to indicate, for example, that text is being quoted as it is from the source.
- Joseph Wright, his predecessor in the chair, called him ‘a firstrate Scholar and a kind of man who will easily make friends’ at Oxford (quoted, sic, in E.M. Wright, The Life of Joseph Wright (1932), p. 483).
- 2010, Paul Booth, Digital Fandom: New Media Studies, Peter Lang ISBN 9781433110702, page 127
- Jim’s Interests: General: Working out, hanging out at the local bars, expanding my mind, eating Tuna Sandwhiches...or so I’m told and poker... Television: ... this show that’s on Thuresday nights at 8 :30pm... I can’t place the name of it but it has this crazy interview style thing...[all sic]
- 2012, Milton J. Bates, The Bark River Chronicles: Stories from a Wisconsin Watershed, Wisconsin Historical Society ISBN 9780870206047, page 271
- whole bussiness: Quoted sic in George F. Willison, Saints and Strangers (New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1945)
- sic passim (used to indicate that the preceding word, phrase, or term is used in the same manner (or form) throughout the remainder of a text)
- sic transit gloria mundi (fame is temporary; lit. “so passes the glory of the world”)
- sic semper tyrannis (“thus always to tyrants”, a quotation attributed to Brutus at the assassination of Caesar, and shouted in reference by John Wilkes Booth after he assassinated Abraham Lincoln)
sic (sics, present participle siccing; past and past participle sicced)
- To mark with a bracketed sic.
- E. Belfort Bax wrote “… the modern reviewer’s taste is not really shocked by half the things he sics or otherwise castigates.”
sic (sics, present participle siccing; past and past participle sicced) catlangname en
- (transitive) To incite an attack by, especially a dog or dogs.
- He sicced his dog on me!
- (transitive) To set upon; to chase; to attack.
- Sic ’em, Mitzi.
- Russian: спуска́ть
sic (plural sics)