Definition of 'tick'
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Last night it finally arrived with time ticking away and the extra period looming. The Sun (2016)But she knows the clock is ticking. The Sun (2016)But say you do find a person who ticks all the boxes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It just ticks all the boxes. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The reality is that this is becoming more true as the clock ticks towards May. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They are just a floating storage system for traders and companies that are waiting for cheap crude oil prices to tick up before they sell. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My biological clock is ticking. The Sun (2016)ALMOST a third of dogs are carrying ticks putting them and their owners at risk, say researchers. The Sun (2016)What a lot of them are doing is just ticking a box for their ego. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They seemed to be about ticking boxes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You have a new understanding of what makes people tick. The Sun (2014)Towards the end he is simply ticking off a list of product launches and medical problems. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The musical brain does indeed tick away in mysterious ways. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The clock ticks into another news cycle. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Please tick this box if you would prefer not to receive these offers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Think about it for two ticks and it will make sense. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Can a watch tick all the boxes? The Sun (2015)They just put a tick in a box and they alter your life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tick the ones who you think will positively encourage you to change your behaviour and life. 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)Miners led the way as metal prices ticked up. The Sun (2010)Ministers should observe the lights turning amber if more than four or five boxes are ticked. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Often it has been all about ticking boxes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can see what really makes people tick. The Sun (2014)Make it more fun by printing off a tick list from nature detectives. The Sun (2015)The clock ticked away and still no sign. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Please tick this box if you do want to receive these offers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That makes two half ticks for me. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Put a huge tick in your journal. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)She was 35 and the horrid old clock was ticking. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The bite is painless so you won't notice it unless you find the tick still attached to you. Times, Sunday Times (2009)IF you find you have ticked more than half of these, don't worry. The Sun (2011) Next week Deer ticks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'tick'
British English: tick /tɪk/ NOUN
A tick is a written mark like a V with the right side extended. You use it to show that something is correct or has been dealt with.
Place a tick in the appropriate box.
- American English: check written mark
- Arabic: قُرَادَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: tique sinal
- Chinese: 勾号
- Croatian: kvačica
- Czech: odškrtnutí značka
- Danish: hak
- Dutch: teek
- European Spanish: marca visto
- Finnish: ruksi
- French: coche
- German: Häkchen
- Greek: σημάδι
- Italian: segno di spunta
- Japanese: 照合の印
- Korean: 체크 표시
- Norwegian: tikking
- Polish: zakreślenie
- European Portuguese: sinal de visto sinal
- Romanian: bifă
- Russian: отметка галочка
- Spanish: marca señal hecha
- Swedish: fästing
- Thai: เครื่องหมายถูก
- Turkish: im
- Ukrainian: позначка
- Vietnamese: dấu kiểm
British English: tick /tɪk/ VERB
If you tick something that is written on a piece of paper, you put a tick next to it.
Please tick this box if you do not wish to receive such mailings.
- American English: check put mark next to
- Arabic: يَضِعُ عَلَامَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ticar
- Chinese: 打勾
- Croatian: kucati
- Czech: zatrhnout označit
- Danish: sætte hak ved
- Dutch: aankruisen
- European Spanish: marcar visto
- Finnish: ruksata
- French: cocher
- German: ankreuzen
- Greek: τσεκάρω
- Italian: ticchettare
- Japanese: 照合の印をつける
- Korean: 체크하다
- Norwegian: tikke
- Polish: zaznaczyć
- European Portuguese: pôr um visto
- Romanian: a bifa
- Russian: отметить
- Spanish: marcar señalar con signos distintivos
- Swedish: ticka
- Thai: ทำเครื่องหมาย
- Turkish: imleme
- Ukrainian: ставити пташку
- Vietnamese: đánh dấu
Definition of tick from the Collins English Dictionary
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