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KK Pronunciation

〔 tIk 〕


〔 tik 〕

Overview of noun tick

The noun tick has 4 senses

  • tick, ticking -- (a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock")

  • tick -- (any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals)

  • check mark, check, tick -- (a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name")

  • tick -- (a light mattress)

Overview of verb tick

The verb tick has 4 senses

  • click, tick -- (make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away")

  • tick, ticktock, ticktack, beat -- (make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight")

  • tick, retick -- (sew; "tick a mattress")

  • check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick -- (put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units")