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tick 1

 (tĭk)
n.
1. A light, sharp, clicking sound made repeatedly by a machine, such as a clock.
2. Chiefly British A moment.
3. A light mark used to check off or call attention to an item.
4. Informal A unit on a scale; a degree: when interest rates move up a tick.
v. ticked, tick·ing, ticks
v.intr.
1. To emit recurring clicking sounds: as the clock ticked.
2. To function characteristically or well: machines ticking away; curious about what makes people tick.
v.tr.
1. To count or record with the sound of ticks: a clock ticking the hours; a taxi meter ticking the fare.
2. To mark or check off (a listed item) with a tick: ticked off each name on the list.
Phrasal Verb:
tick off Informal
To make angry or annoyed: Constant delays ticked me off.

[Middle English tik, light tap.]

tick 2

 (tĭk)
n.
1. Any of various small bloodsucking arachnids of the order Ixodida that are parasitic on terrestrial vertebrates. Many species transmit diseases, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease.
2. Any of various usually wingless insects that resemble a tick, such as a sheep ked.

[Middle English tike, tik, perhaps from Old English *ticca.]

tick 3

 (tĭk)
n.
1.
a. A cloth case for a mattress or pillow.
b. A light mattress without inner springs.
2. Ticking.

[Middle English tikke, probably from Middle Dutch tīke, ultimately from Latin thēca, receptacle, from Greek thēkē; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

tick 4

 (tĭk)
n. Chiefly British
Credit or an amount of credit.

[Short for ticket.]

tick

(tɪk)
n
1. a recurrent metallic tapping or clicking sound, such as that made by a clock or watch
2. informal Brit a moment or instant
3. a mark (✓) or dash used to check off or indicate the correctness of something
4. (Commerce) commerce the smallest increment of a price fluctuation in a commodity exchange. Tick size is usually 0.01% of the nominal value of the trading unit
vb
5. to produce a recurrent tapping sound or indicate by such a sound: the clock ticked the minutes away.
6. (when: tr, often foll by off) to mark or check (something, such as a list) with a tick
7. what makes someone tick informal the basic drive or motivation of a person
[C13: from Low German tikk touch; related to Old High German zekōn to pluck, Norwegian tikke to touch]

tick

(tɪk)
n
1. (Animals) any of various small parasitic arachnids of the families Ixodidae (hard ticks) and Argasidae (soft ticks), typically living on the skin of warm-blooded animals and feeding on the blood and tissues of their hosts: order Acarina (mites and ticks). See also sheep tick1
2. (Animals) any of certain other arachnids of the order Acarina
3. (Animals) any of certain insects of the dipterous family Hippoboscidae that are ectoparasitic on horses, cattle, sheep, etc, esp the sheep ked
[Old English ticca; related to Middle High German zeche tick, Middle Irish dega stag beetle]

tick

(tɪk)
n
(Commerce) informal Brit account or credit (esp in the phrase on tick)
[C17: shortened from ticket]

tick

(tɪk)
n
1. (Textiles) the strong covering of a pillow, mattress, etc
2. (Textiles) informal short for ticking
[C15: probably from Middle Dutch tīke; related to Old High German ziecha pillow cover, Latin tēca case, Greek thēkē]

tick1

(tɪk)

n.
1. a slight, sharp, recurring click, tap, or beat, as of a clock.
2. Brit. Informal. a moment or instant.
3. a small dot, mark, or electronic signal, as used to mark off an item on a list, serve as a reminder, or call attention to something.
4.
a. a movement in the price of a stock, bond, or option.
b. the smallest possible tick on a given exchange.
5. a small contrasting spot of color on the coat of a mammal or the feathers of a bird.
v.i.
6. to emit a tick, like that of a clock.
7. to pass as with ticks of a clock: The hours ticked by.
v.t.
8. to sound or announce by a tick or ticks: The clock ticked the minutes.
9. to mark with a tick; check (usu. fol. by off): to tick off the items on the list.
10. tick off, Slang. to make angry.
[1400–50; late Middle English tek little touch; akin to Dutch tik a touch, pat, Norwegian tikka to touch]

tick2

(tɪk)

n.
any of numerous bloodsucking arachnids of the order Acarina, related to but larger than mites, having a barbed proboscis for attachment to the skin: some are disease vectors.
[before 900; Middle English teke, tyke, Old English ticia (perhaps sp. error for tiica (i.e. tīca) or ticca)]

tick3

(tɪk)

n.
1. the cloth case of a mattress, pillow, etc., containing hair, feathers, or the like.
2. ticking.
[1425–75; late Middle English tikke, teke, tyke; compare Middle Dutch, Middle Low German tēke, Old High German ziahha, ziecha tick, pillowcase]

tick

(tĭk)
1. Any of numerous small animals related to spiders and mites. Ticks attach themselves to the skin of humans and animals, and suck their blood. They often carry microorganisms that cause disease.
2. Any of various small bloodsucking insects resembling lice that are parasites on sheep, goats, and other animals.

tick

, tickle - Tick, as in "sound of a clock," "mark of correctness," originally meant "light touch, tap," and its modern senses are recent developments; tickle is probably a derivative of this version of tick.
See also related terms for tap.

tick


Past participle: ticked
Gerund: ticking

Imperative
tick
tick
Present
I tick
you tick
he/she/it ticks
we tick
you tick
they tick
Preterite
I ticked
you ticked
he/she/it ticked
we ticked
you ticked
they ticked
Present Continuous
I am ticking
you are ticking
he/she/it is ticking
we are ticking
you are ticking
they are ticking
Present Perfect
I have ticked
you have ticked
he/she/it has ticked
we have ticked
you have ticked
they have ticked
Past Continuous
I was ticking
you were ticking
he/she/it was ticking
we were ticking
you were ticking
they were ticking
Past Perfect
I had ticked
you had ticked
he/she/it had ticked
we had ticked
you had ticked
they had ticked
Future
I will tick
you will tick
he/she/it will tick
we will tick
you will tick
they will tick
Future Perfect
I will have ticked
you will have ticked
he/she/it will have ticked
we will have ticked
you will have ticked
they will have ticked
Future Continuous
I will be ticking
you will be ticking
he/she/it will be ticking
we will be ticking
you will be ticking
they will be ticking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ticking
you have been ticking
he/she/it has been ticking
we have been ticking
you have been ticking
they have been ticking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ticking
you will have been ticking
he/she/it will have been ticking
we will have been ticking
you will have been ticking
they will have been ticking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ticking
you had been ticking
he/she/it had been ticking
we had been ticking
you had been ticking
they had been ticking
Conditional
I would tick
you would tick
he/she/it would tick
we would tick
you would tick
they would tick
Past Conditional
I would have ticked
you would have ticked
he/she/it would have ticked
we would have ticked
you would have ticked
they would have ticked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tick - a metallic tapping soundtick - a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock"
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
ticktock, tictac, tocktact - steady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock
2.tick - any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
Acarina, order Acarina - mites and ticks
acarine - mite or tick
hard tick, ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
argasid, soft tick - tick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head
3.tick - a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.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"
mark - a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
4.tick - a light mattress
mattress - a large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed
Verb1.tick - make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
2.tick - make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
3.tick - sew; "tick a mattress"
sew, sew together, stitch, run up - fasten by sewing; do needlework
4.tick - put a check mark on or near or next totick - 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"
check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, suss out, look into, go over - examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
receipt - mark or stamp as paid
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
verify - confirm the truth of; "Please verify that the doors are closed"; "verify a claim"

tick

1
noun
1. check mark, mark, line, stroke, dash Place a tick in the appropriate box.
2. click, tap, tapping, clicking, clack, ticktock He sat listening to the tick of the grandfather clock.
3. (Brit. informal) moment, second, minute, shake (informal), flash, instant, sec (informal), twinkling, split second, jiffy (informal), trice, half a mo (Brit. informal), two shakes of a lamb's tail (informal), bat of an eye (informal) I'll be back in a tick.
verb
1. mark, indicate, mark off, check off, choose, select Please tick here if you do not want to receive such mailings.
2. click, tap, clack, ticktock A clock ticked busily from the kitchen counter.
tick over idle He sat in the car with the engine ticking over.
tick someone off
1. (Informal) scold, rebuke, tell someone off (informal), lecture, carpet (informal), censure, reprimand, reproach, berate, chide, tear into (informal), reprove, upbraid, take someone to task, read someone the riot act, bawl someone out (informal), chew someone out (U.S. & Canad. informal), tear someone off a strip (Brit. informal), haul someone over the coals (informal), give someone a rocket (Brit. & N.Z. informal) His mum ticked him off when they got home.
2. (U.S.) annoy, bother, bug (informal), irritate, disturb, aggravate, gall, irk, get on your nerves (informal), get up your nose (informal), get your back up (informal) I just think it's rude and it's really ticking me off.
tick something off mark off, check off, put a tick at He ticked off my name on a piece of paper.

tick

2 noun
Related words
adjective acaroid

tick

noun
Chiefly British. A very brief time:
Informal: jiff, jiffy.
phrasal verb
tick off
To name or specify one by one:
Translations
تكَّه ، لَحْظَهعَلامَة صَحقُرَادَةقُرادَهقُرادَه، حَشَرَه تَمْتَص الدَّم
tikatklíštěodškrtnutíokamžiktikání
hakhakke afmarkeremideøjeblik
hetkipunkkipuutiainenruksataruksi
kucatikvačica
kullancs
andartakfarmaur, stórmaur, blóîmaurmerkimerkja/setja hak viîtif
だに照合の印照合の印をつける
체크 표시체크하다
ricinus
erkė
atzīmēt ar ķeksītiērceķeksītismirklistikšķēšana
căpuşă
odškrtnúťodškrtnutietikanietikať
kljukicakloščodkljukatitiktakanjetiktakati
fästingticka
เครื่องหมายถูกทำเครื่องหมาย
andoğru/kontrol edildi işaretidoğru/kontrol edildi işareti koymakimimleme
đánh dấudấu kiểm

tick

1 [tɪk]
A. N
1. [of clock] → tictac m
2. (Brit) (= moment) → momentito m, segundito m
half a tick!; just a tick!¡un momentito or segundito!
I shan't be a ticken seguida voy, no tardo, ahorita voy (LAm)
it won't take two ticksserá sólo un momentito or segundito
3. (esp Brit) (= mark) → señal f, visto m
to put a tick against sthponer una señal or un visto a algo
place a tick in the appropriate boxmarque la casilla correspondiente
B. VT (esp Brit) [+ right answer] → marcar, poner una señal or un visto (also tick off) [+ name, item on list] → marcar, poner una señal contra
C. VI [clock] → hacer tictac
I can't understand what makes him tickno comprendo su forma de ser
tick away tick by VI + ADV time is ticking away or byel tiempo pasa
tick off VT + ADV
1. (= mark with tick) [+ name, item on list] → marcar, poner una señal contra
2. (= count) → contar en los dedos
3. (Brit) (= reprimand) to tick sb offechar una bronca a algn, regañar or reñir a algn
he was ticked off for being latele regañaron or riñeron por llegar tarde
4. (US) (= annoy) → fastidiar, dar la lata a
tick over VI + ADV (Brit) (Aut, Mech) → marchar al ralentí (fig) [business] → ir tirando
she's keeping things ticking over until the new boss arriveshace que las cosas sigan funcionando hasta que llegue el nuevo jefe

tick

2 [tɪk] N (Zool) → garrapata f

tick

3 [tɪk] N (= cover) → funda f

tick

4 [tɪk] N (= credit) to buy sth on tickcomprar algo de fiado

tick

[ˈtɪk]
n
(= sound) [clock] → tic-tac m
the tick of the clock → le tic-tac de la pendule
(= mark) → coche f
to put a tick against sth → cocher qch
Put a tick next to the right answer → Cocher la réponse exacte.
tique f
(British) in a tick → dans une seconde
I'll be back in a tick → J'en ai pour une seconde., Je reviens dans une seconde.
Hang on a tick → Attends une seconde.
(British) (= credit) on tick → à crédit
to buy sth on tick → acheter qch à crédit
vi
[clock, watch] → faire tic-tac
The clock is ticking away
BUT L'heure tourne.
the minutes ticked by → les minutes s'égrenaient
what makes him tick? → qu'est-ce qui le fait courir?
vtcocher
Tick the appropriate box → Cochez la case correspondante.
tick off
vt
(= put tick next to) → cocher
He ticked off our names on the list → Il a coché nos noms sur la liste.
(= tell off) [+ person] → passer un savon à qn
She ticked me off for being late → Elle m'a passé un savon à cause de mon retard.
(= annoy) [+ person] → mettre qn en rogne
to be ticked off at sb → être en rogne contre qn
tick over
vi
(British) [engine] → tourner au ralenti
(= continue slowly) → tourner au ralenti

tick

:
tick-over
n (Brit Aut) → Leerlauf m
ticktack
nZeichensprache fder Buchmacher
ticktack man
nBuchmachergehilfe m
tick-tack-toe
n (US) → Tic Tac Toe nt, Kinderspiel mit Nullen und Kreuzen
ticktock
n (= sound)ticktack; (baby-talk: = clock) → Ticktack f

tick

1
n
(of clock etc)Ticken nt
(Brit inf: = moment) → Augenblick m, → Sekunde f, → Minütchen nt (inf); half a tickeine Sekunde; are you ready yet? — half a tick or two ticks!bist du schon fertig? — sofort; I’ll be ready in a tick or two ticksbin sofort fertig (inf); he did it in two tickser hat es in Sekundenschnelle or im Handumdrehen getan
(esp Brit: = mark) → Häkchen nt, → Haken m; to put a tick against a name/an answereinen Namen/eine Antwort abhaken
vi
(clock)ticken; the minutes ticked by or past/awaydie Minuten vergingen or verstrichen
(inf) what makes him tick?was geht in ihm vor?
vt (Brit) nameabhaken; box, answerankreuzen

tick

2
n (Zool) → Zecke f

tick

3
n (Brit inf) on tickauf Pump (inf)

tick

4
n (Tex: = cover, for mattress) → Matratzenbezug m; (for pillow etc) → Inlett nt

tick

1 [tɪk]
1. n
a. (sound, of clock) → tic tac m inv
b. (Brit) (fam) (moment) → secondo, attimo
I shan't be a tick → ci metto un secondo
c. (Brit) (mark) → segno, spunta
to put a tick against sth → fare un segno a fianco di qc
2. vtspuntare
to tick the right answer → segnare la risposta giusta
see also tick off
3. vi (clock) → ticchettare, fare tic tac
I can't understand what makes him tick (fig) → non riesco a capire come ragioni
tick away tick by vi + adv (hours, minutes) → scorrere
tick off vt + adv
a. (Brit) (from a list) → spuntare (fam) (scold) → sgridare
b. (Am) (fam) (annoy) → seccare, infastidire
tick over vi + adv (Brit) (engine) → andare al minimo; (business, organization) → segnare il passo

tick

2 [tɪk] n (Zool) → zecca

tick

3 [tɪk] n (Brit) (fam) (credit) to buy sth on tickcomprare qc a credito

tick1

(tik) noun
1. a regular sound, especially that of a watch, clock etc.
2. a moment. Wait a tick!
verb
to make a sound like this. Your watch ticks very loudly!

tick2

(tik) noun
a mark ( ) used to show that something is correct, has been noted etc.
verb
(often with off) to put this mark beside an item or name on a list etc. She ticked everything off on the list.
tick (someone) off, give (someone) a ticking off
to scold someone. The teacher gave me a ticking-off for being late.
tick (someone) off
(American) (slang) to make someone angry. He really ticked me off; It ticks me off when you speak like that.
tick over
to run quietly and smoothly at a gentle pace. The car's engine is ticking over.
ticked off adjective
(American) (slang) angry.

tick3

(tik) noun
a type of small, blood-sucking insect. Our dog has ticks.

tick

قُرَادَة, يَضِعُ عَلَامَة odškrtnutí, zatrhnout hak, sætte hak ved ankreuzen, Häkchen σημάδι, τσεκάρω marca, marcar ruksata, ruksi coche, cocher kucati, kvačica segno di spunta, ticchettare 照合の印, 照合の印をつける 체크 표시, 체크하다 aankruisen, teek tikke, tikking zakreślenie, zaznaczyć pôr um visto, sinal de visto, ticar, tique отметить, отметка галочка fästing, ticka เครื่องหมายถูก, ทำเครื่องหมาย im, imleme đánh dấu, dấu kiểm 勾号, 打勾

tick

n. garrapata, acárido chupador de sangre transmisor de enfermedades;
___ bitepicadura de ___.

tick

n garrapata
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