Meaning of tick

Definition of tick

(noun) a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock"
any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
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"
(verb) make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"
make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
sew; "tick a mattress"
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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