The definition of sic is to command a dog to start an attack.(verb)
To command a dog to get a burglar is an example of sic: Sic the dog on the burglar.
Sic is defined as thus or so, and is used in writing within brackets [sic] to show that a word or statement was copied exactly as originally said or written.(adverb)
The copied Twitter account posting with lots of spelling and grammar mistakes is an example of something that would be followed with [sic].
See sic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See sic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin sīc; see so- in Indo-European roots.
also sicktransitive verb sicced sicced also sicked, sic·cing also sick·ing, sics also sicks
Origin: Dialectal variant of seek.
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