What does click mean?

Definitions for click
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chink, click, clinknoun

    a short light metallic sound

  2. suction stop, clicknoun

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

  3. pawl, detent, click, dognoun

    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 clickverb

    depression of a button on a computer mouse

    "a click on the right button for example"

  5. snap, clickverb

    move or strike with a noise

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

  6. click, tickverb

    make a clicking or ticking sound

    "The clock ticked away"

  7. chatter, clickverb

    click repeatedly or uncontrollably

    "Chattering teeth"

  8. snap, click, flickverb

    cause to make a snapping sound

    "snap your fingers"

  9. clickverb

    produce a click

    "Xhosa speakers click"

  10. cluck, click, clackverb

    make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

  11. click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into placeverb

    become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To CLICKverb

    To make a sharp, small, successive noise.

    Etymology: clicken, Dut. cliqueter, French.

    The solemn death-watch click’d, the hour she dy’d;
    And shrilling crickets in the chimney cry’d. John Gay, Pastorals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clickverb

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

  2. Clickverb

    to move with the sound of a click

  3. Clickverb

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

  4. Clicknoun

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

  5. Clicknoun

    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

  6. Clickverb

    to snatch

  7. Clicknoun

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

  8. Clicknoun

    the latch of a door

  9. 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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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. Darvin Ham:

    Absolutely, just our running habits. And do n’t get it messed up, Russ is one of the best players our league has ever seen, and there’s still a ton left in that tank. I do n’t know why people tend to try to write him off. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM.

  2. Michael Zagaris/San Francisco:

    We’re trying to get as many fans as we can or players, coaches – anybody really – to sign this petition that’s going to get grass fields in all of the NFL stadiums because at the end of the day all that we want is players on the football field playing at a high level, making awesome spectacular plays, that’s what we all want to see and guys that are playing on grass consistently, whether it's their practice fields or game fields and all the surfaces are the same, we have a better likelihood of achieving that goal. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Kittle likened it to other sports like the NBA and NHL where players are practicing and playing on the same surface throughout the season.

  3. Gary Machens:

    It’s unique, there are a few tunnels around the Alton area since we checked with theLandmark Historic Society, it’s been used as an icehouse or root cellar or a lot of other options. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Some people have also theorized that the tunnel may have played an important part in the nation’s history.

  4. Jenny Mikkelsen:

    What I saw were several houses that had collapsed, and some cars down there, it was absolutely awful to watch. Everything was on top of each other, it was difficult to see what was what. Everything had just collapsed into a huge mass. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Ask, which has a population of about 5,000, is 12 miles southeast of Norways capital, Oslo.

  5. Deion Sanders:

    Jackson State Tigers won its first Southwestern Athletic Conference title since 2007. Hunter was expected to sign with Florida State, Sanders ’ alma mater. He gave a non-binding verbal commitment back in March and was considered to be a key player during this year’s recruiting class. The Seminoles have n’t won a national championship since 2013, and The Seminoles have four straight losing seasons under two different head coaches. Jackson State Tigers head coach Deion Sanders speaks with Jackson Deion Sanders( 2) during the Orange Blossom Classic game between the Florida A and M Rattlers and the Jackson State Tigers Sept. 5, 2021 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. ( Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP ‘ We’re going to shock the country.

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Translations for click

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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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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. aculeate
    • B. eloquent
    • C. ectomorphic
    • D. occlusive

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