verb (used with object), sicked or sicced
[sikt] /sɪkt/ (Show IPA), sicking or siccing.
to attack (used especially in commanding a dog):
to incite to attack (usually followed by on).
verb (used with object)
so or thus: inserted in brackets in a written or printed text to indicate that an odd or questionable reading is what was actually written or printed
verb (transitive) sics, sicking, sicked
to turn on or attack: used only in commands, as to a dog
to urge (a dog) to attack
a Scot word for such
inclined or likely to vomit
suffering from ill health
(as collective noun; preceded by the): the sick
of, relating to, or used by people who are unwell: sick benefits
(in combination): sickroom
deeply affected with a mental or spiritual feeling akin to physical sickness: sick at heart
mentally, psychologically, or spiritually disturbed
(informal) delighting in or catering for the macabre or sadistic; morbid: sick humour
(often foll by of) (informal) Also sick and tired. disgusted or weary, esp because satiated: I am sick of his everlasting laughter
(often foll by for) weary with longing; pining: I am sick for my own country
pallid or sickly
not in working order
(of land) unfit for the adequate production of certain crops
(slang) look sick, to be outclassed
an informal word for vomit
a variant spelling of sic2
adj. sick·er, sick·est
Suffering from or affected with a disease or disorder.
Of or for sick persons.
Mentally ill or disturbed.
Constituting an unhealthy environment for those working or residing within, as of a building.
A Latin word for “thus,” used to indicate that an apparent error is part of quoted material and not an editorial mistake: “The learned geographer asserts that ‘the capital of the United States is Washingtown [sic].’”
standard industry classification
verb (used with object), sicked or sicced [sikt] /sɪkt/ (Show IPA), sicking or siccing. 1. to attack (used especially in commanding a dog): Sic ’em! 2. to incite to attack (usually followed by on). verb (used with object) 1. sic1 . adverb 1. so or thus: inserted in brackets in a written or printed text […]
noun 1. syce. noun 1. (in India) a groom; stable attendant. noun 1. a variant spelling of syce noun 1. (formerly, in India) a servant employed to look after horses, drive carriages, etc 2. (in Malaysia) a driver or chauffeur
=She’chem, (q.v.), Gen. 12:6.
noun, verb 1. a Scot word for sight