tick - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/tɪk/
present tense
I/you/we/theytick
he/she/itticks
present participleticking
past tenseticked
past participleticked
  1. 1
    [intransitive]

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    if a clock or a watch ticks, it makes a quiet sound every second
  2. 2
    [transitive] British to mark something with the symbol ✓ to show that it is correct or that you have dealt with it. The American word is check