What is the definition of tick?

Definitions for tick

  • verb - 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"
  • verb - sew; "tick a mattress"
  • noun - any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
  • verb - make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
  • verb - make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"
  • noun - a light mattress
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock"
  • Pronounciation of tick

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    Synonyms for tick

    ticking check mark ticktack mark off beat check tick off click check off retick ticktock mark

    Antonyms for tick

    No antonyms found for tick.

    Holonyms for tick

    Acarina order Acarina

    Hypernyms for tick

    mattress mark acarine go sew together verify stitch sew sound run up

    Hyponyms for tick

    tictac soft tick argasid hard tick ticktock tocktact ixodid receipt

    Meronyms for tick

    No meronyms found for tick.

    Sounds like tick

    3TC t'ai chi Ta'ziyeh Tacca Taccaceae tach tack tacky taco taco sauce Tadjik Tadzhik Taegu tag Tagus taichi tai chi Tajik Tajiki taka takahe Takakkaw take take-away takeaway take away take a joke take issue taoiseach Taos