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  Definition of tick
  1. any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
  2. a light mattress
  3. 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"
  4. a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock"
  5. put a check mark on or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"
  6. sew; "tick a mattress"
  7. make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
  8. make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"
Similar Words: check mark, check, ticking, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, retick, ticktock, ticktack, beat, click

 

Hyponyms: hard tick, ixodid, soft tick, argasid, ticktock, tocktact, tictac, receipt

 

Grouped Verbs: check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into, see, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure

 

Member Meronyms: Acarina, order Acarina

 

Derivational Morphology: ticktock, ticktack, beat, retick, check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, click, check mark, ticking, tocktact, tictac, watch, ticker, chink, clink

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: rriqër   Dutch: teek  
Esperanto: iksodo   French: tique  
German: Zecke   Hungarian: kullancs  
Italian: zecca   Japanese: だに  
Latin: ricinus   Latvian: ērce  
Lithuanian: erkė   Polish: kleszcz  
Romanian: căpuşă   Russian: клещ  
Slovak: kliešť   Slovenian: klošč  
Spanish: garrapata   Swedish: fästing  
 
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