Word:   
Definitions of tick:
  • noun:   any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
  • noun:   a light mattress
  • noun:   a metallic tapping sound
    Example: "He counted the ticks of the clock"
  • noun:   a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.
  • verb:   make a sound like a clock or a timer
    Example: "The clocks were ticking"
  • verb:   sew
    Example: "Tick a mattress"
  • verb:   make a clicking or ticking sound
    Example: "The clock ticked away"
  • verb:   put a check mark on or next to
    Example: "Tick off the items"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #59698)

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