Synonyms of tick


1. tick, ticking, sound

usage: a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock"

2. tick, acarine

usage: any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

3. check mark, check, tick, mark

usage: 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"

4. tick, mattress

usage: a light mattress


1. click, tick, sound, go

usage: make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"

2. tick, ticktock, ticktack, beat, sound, go

usage: make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"

3. tick, retick, sew, run up, sew together, stitch

usage: sew; "tick a mattress"

4. check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick, verify

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of tick (Dictionary)