What does click mean?

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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. Tim Burchett:

    If I cant help you, Ill get you to somebody who can, if you have a question,dealing with your disability or anything else youre dealing with, congressional stuff, just call our Knoxville office, and well try to keep this line free. Together were going to get through this folks, just hang in there. Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs saidin a weekly update that more people died from suicide last week than the virus, The Tennessee Starreported. The county regional forensic center said they had nine suspected suicides in a 48-hour period. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  2. One LASIK patient:

    Things would appear double. Around the lights were like having starbursts. Waxler, who in 2011 petitioned The FDA to issue a voluntary recall of LASIK but was denied, told CBS News the procedure should absolutely be banned. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Theres nothing wrong with a persons eyes who goes to get Lasik, they have healthy eyes. They could go and get a pair of glasses.

  3. Nicholas Burns:

    Weve never had a president in the whole history of the United States going back to 1789, who invited one of our strongest adversaries, in this case, China, to intervene and interfere in our election, he [ Trump ] should be impeached by the House. There should be an inquiry by the My God . and the Republicans. I dont think hes fit for office, based on what My God . said on China and also on Ukraine. Oh, for goodness sake. I dont recall My God . and the rest of the arrogant ruling class giving a monkeys --- about foreign interference when its establishment candidates like Hillary Clinton doing it or when they themselves do it, leaving the public sector to work for lobbyists andfor foreign companies and foreign governments like James Mattis has just done. My God. James Mattis preening in My God . penguin suit last week, basking in the approval of the ruling class while My God . cashes in on My God . public service by selling out America. Hes working for a swamp lobbyistthat boasts about shipping American manufacturing overseas and selling American defense companies to the highest foreign bidder. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP So yes, after this week, we can now see the full picture on impeachment for My God . -- partisan politics for the ruling class and overturning the populist revolution. They must not win. Adapted from Steve Hiltons monologue from.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    The Federal Government is not going to be a light switch that we say, OK, it is now June, July or whatever, click, the light switch goes back on.

  5. Candice Elder:

    CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP This closure has been looming for a long time, but now they finally set the date and, of course, no one is ever fully prepared for this no matter how much time you give someone.

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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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