What does click mean?

Definitions for click
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chink, click, clink(noun)

    a short light metallic sound

  2. suction stop, click(noun)

    a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)

  3. pawl, detent, click, dog(noun)

    a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

  4. click, mouse click(verb)

    depression of a button on a computer mouse

    "a click on the right button for example"

  5. snap, click(verb)

    move or strike with a noise

    "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"

  6. click, tick(verb)

    make a clicking or ticking sound

    "The clock ticked away"

  7. chatter, click(verb)

    click repeatedly or uncontrollably

    "Chattering teeth"

  8. snap, click, flick(verb)

    cause to make a snapping sound

    "snap your fingers"

  9. click(verb)

    produce a click

    "Xhosa speakers click"

  10. cluck, click, clack(verb)

    make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

  11. click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place(verb)

    become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

    "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Click(verb)

    to make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such noises), as by gentle striking; to tick

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  2. Click(verb)

    to move with the sound of a click

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  3. Click(verb)

    to cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  4. Click(noun)

    a slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  5. Click(noun)

    a kind of articulation used by the natives of Southern Africa, consisting in a sudden withdrawal of the end or some other portion of the tongue from a part of the mouth with which it is in contact, whereby a sharp, clicking sound is produced. The sounds are four in number, and are called cerebral, palatal, dental, and lateral clicks or clucks, the latter being the noise ordinarily used in urging a horse forward

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  6. Click(verb)

    to snatch

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  7. Click(noun)

    a detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of Ratched wheel

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  8. Click(noun)

    the latch of a door

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

Freebase

  1. Click

    Click is a 2006 American comedy drama film directed by Frank Coraci, and written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, and starring Sandler, Kate Beckinsale and Christopher Walken. Sandler played an overworked architect who neglects his family and misses most of his life when he receives a remote control device that enables him to skip over unpleasant events. Filming began in late 2005 and was finished by early 2006. The film was released in North America on June 23, 2006 by Columbia Pictures. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Makeup.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Click

    klik, n. a short, sharp clack or sound: anything that makes such a sound, as a small piece of iron falling into a notched wheel: a latch for a gate.—v.i. to make a light, sharp sound.—ns. Click′-clack, a continuous clicking noise; Click′er, the compositor who distributes the copy among a companionship of printers, makes up pages, &c.: one who cuts up leather for the uppers and soles of boots and shoes; Click′ing, the action of the verb. [Dim. of Clack.]

Editors Contribution

  1. click

    To touch using a computer mouse.

    They did click on the website with the computer mouse.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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How to say click in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of click in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of click in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of click in a Sentence

  1. Dan Radcliffe:

    You would see him get slightly, not annoyed but like, when someone didnt clear a board or theres still a few questions left or when no one really would up with much money because no one had done really well, he would just say, Okay well well come back for Double Jeopardy after the break and Im sure well all do better then. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP You could tell he loved seeing people who are really smart do well and that is the essential joy of a quiz show.

  2. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald:

    Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said at a news conference in October. FLASHBACK : James Closs FAMILY, COMMUNITY HOLD OUT HOPE 2 MONTHS AFTER TEENS DISAPPEARANCE Emergencylogsreleased days laterappeared to indicate that the cell phone of James Closs mother, 46-year-old Denise Closs, placed the call and that James Closs, 56-year-old James Closs, answered the door and was the first to be fatally shot. No one talked on that call and we dont know who made it. We heard voices but we cant make out what was said, we do believe James Closs was home at the time the call was made. Detectives pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and conducted numerous searches in the effort to find the girl. James Closs, 13, vanished on Oct. 15 after her parents were fatally shot at their home in Barron County, located about 80 miles northeast of Minneapolis. ( Courtesy of Barron County Sheriff's Department via AP, File) Roughly two weeks after she disappeared, a man identified as Kyle Jaenke-Annis, 32, was arrested for allegedly burglarizing the James Closs home. He was reportedly found with two girls tank tops, underwear, and a dress. However, Barron County officials cleared him of any involvement in the teens disappearance. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The sheriff previously said his office was receiving around 25 tips per day regarding James Closs disappearance. Hed been confident that James Closs was alive somewhere.

  3. Marty Lyons:

    My dad loved life, but, if I had to tell him, Dad, youre going to die so that I could start a foundation and I could help all these kids, he wouldve said, Fine. Let me have one more cigarette, one more beer and Im good. It doesnt take away the pain. But when I started the foundation, it was the vehicle for me to move on because life doesnt stop for any one of us. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  4. Tiger Woods:

    I missed a few putts out there, but Im not too bummed out about it, because I hit them on my lines, i can live with that. I can live with days when Im hitting putts on my lines and they just dont go in. Thats the way it goes. Tiger Woods KNOWS HES IN GOOD SHAPE AFTER SHOOTING 70 IN MASTERS FIRST ROUND With the incident behind him, hes looking to win his first major in 11 years. Tiger Woods placed second in the PGA Championship last year. Tiger finished the round with a 4-under 68, to give Tiger Woods 6-under for the championship, just a stroke behind leaders Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen, Jason Day, Adam Scott and Brooks Koepka. Injuries have made the star look human in recent years, but many are hoping this Masters tournament will mark his long overdue comeback. Woods last Masters victory came in 2005. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP.

  5. Doug Stephens:

    There's a collective and growing recognition that [ retailers ] are likely falling well below pre-pandemic profitability levels as a percentage of sales, they need more in-store sales across categories — not just grocery and not just online or click-and-collect. They want feet through the door.

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  • kliek, klikAfrikaans
  • щрак, щракане, кликване, щраквам, кликвам, цъкащ звук, цъканеBulgarian
  • clic, clicar, fer clicCatalan, Valencian
  • cvaknout, kliknout, dojít, sednoutCzech
  • klikDanish
  • Schnalzlaut, Klicken, Klick, Mausklick, schnalzenGerman
  • κλικGreek
  • klaki, musklako, klakoEsperanto
  • chasquido, clic, pulsado, clicar, cliquear, hacer clic, aprietoSpanish
  • کلیکPersian
  • synkata, avulsiivi, naksaus, naksahdus, napsautus, klikkaus, naksahtaa, napsauttaa, näpäyttää, naksausäänne, napsahdus, klikata, napsahtaa, naksauttaaFinnish
  • clic, cliquer, déclicFrench
  • cliceáil, gliogáilIrish
  • briog, briogadh, cnag, cliogScottish Gaelic
  • clic, premerGalician
  • הקליקHebrew
  • kattintHungarian
  • կտտացնելArmenian
  • klikIndonesian
  • kliktarIdo
  • cliccare, cliccaItalian
  • クリックJapanese
  • kléckenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ngetengete, pāwhiri, ngotongotoMāori
  • кликнува, клика, шкрап, чкрап, чкрапање, шкрапање, чкрапнување, клик, светнува, штрак, штракањеMacedonian
  • ഞെക്കുകMalayalam
  • ketik, mengklikMalay
  • klikkenDutch
  • pstryk, trzask, klik, kliknąć, klikać, mlask, kliknięciePolish
  • estalido, clique, estalar, apertar, clicar, encaixar, estalo, cair a fichaPortuguese
  • clicare, clic, clicaRomanian
  • щелчок, щёлкнуть, клик, щёлкать, кликнуть, щёлк, дойти, щёлканье, кликать, [[щёлкающий]] [[звук]]Russian
  • klikaSouthern Sotho
  • falla på plats, gå upp ett ljus, klick, klicka, klickningSwedish
  • నొక్కుTelugu
  • tık, tıklamakTurkish
  • nhấn chuột, nhấn, tâm đầu ý hợp, ấn chuột, kích, nhấp, bấm chuột, ấn, lách cách, nhấp chuột, tâm đầu ý hiệp, bấm, tắc lưỡiVietnamese

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