HyperDic: tick

English > 8 senses of the word tick:
NOUNeventtick, tickinga metallic tapping sound
animaltickany of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis
communicationtick, check mark, checka mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.
artifactticka light mattress
VERBperceptiontick, clickmake a clicking or ticking sound
perceptiontick, ticktock, ticktack, beatmake a sound like a clock or a timer / timer
contacttick, reticksew
cognitiontick, check, check off, mark, mark off, tick offput a check mark on or near or next to
tick > pronunciation
Soundstih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > tick: 8 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA metallic tapping sound.
Example"he counted the ticks of the clock"
Synonymticking
Narrowerticktock, tocktact, tictacsteady recurrent ticking / ticking sound as made by a clock
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishtictac
Verbstickmake a clicking or ticking sound
English > tick: 8 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals.
Member ofAcarina, order Acarinamites and ticks
Narrowerhard tick, ixodidticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
soft tick, argasidtick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head
Broaderacarinemite or tick
Spanishgarrapata, ixodoidea
Catalanpaparra
Verbstickmake a sound like a clock or a timer / timer
English > tick: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc..
Synonymscheck mark, check
BroadermarkA written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
Catalanvist
English > tick: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA light mattress.
BroadermattressA large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed
Verbsticksew
English > tick: 8 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake a clicking or ticking sound.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The clock ticked away"
Synonymclick
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Nounstick, tickinga metallic tapping sound
English > tick: 8 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningmake a sound like a clock or a timer / timer.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the clocks were ticking"
Synonymsticktock, ticktack, beat
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Catalanamartellar, bategar, batre, copejar, martellejar, palpitar, pegar, tustar
Nounstickany of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis
tickera small portable timepiece
tickinga metallic tapping sound
English > tick: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningsew.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"tick a mattress"
Synonymretick
Broadersew, run up, sew together, stitchFasten by sewing
Spanishpespuntear, volver a pespuntear
Nounsticka light mattress
tickinga strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers
English > tick: 8 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningput a check mark on or near or next to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "tick off the items"
Synonymscheck, check off, mark, mark off, tick off
Narrowerreceiptmark or stamp as paid
Broaderverifyconfirm the truth of
Similar tocheck, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check intoexamine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assureBe careful or certain to do something
Spanishcomprobar, revisar

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