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  Words related to tick

Related / Similar Words: check mark, check, ticking, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, retick, ticktock, ticktack, beat, click

 

Definition:
  • any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals;
  • a light mattress;
  • 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";
  • a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock";
  • put a check mark on or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items";
  • sew; "tick a mattress";
  • make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight";
  • make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away";

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    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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