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English noun: click

1. click (event) a short light metallic sound


Synonymschink, clink


Broader (hypernym)sound

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


Synonymssuction stop


Broader (hypernym)occlusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, stop, stop consonant

3. click (artifact) a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward


Synonymsdetent, dog, pawl


Broader (hypernym)catch, stop


Part meronymrachet, ratch, ratchet

4. click (act) depression of a button on a computer mouse


SamplesA click on the right button for example.


Synonymsmouse click


Broader (hypernym)depression


English verb: click

1. click (motion) move or strike with a noise


SamplesHe clicked on the light.
His arm was snapped forward.


Synonymssnap


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move

2. click (perception) make a clicking or ticking sound


SamplesThe clock ticked away.


Synonymstick


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, sound

3. click (perception) click repeatedly or uncontrollably


SamplesChattering teeth.


Synonymschatter


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, sound

4. click (contact) cause to make a snapping sound


SamplesSnap your fingers.


Synonymsflick, snap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move

5. click (communication) produce a click


SamplesXhosa speakers click.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out

6. click (communication) make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens


Synonymsclack, cluck


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

7. click (cognition) become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions


SamplesIt dawned on him that she had betrayed him.
She was penetrated with sorrow.


Synonymscome home, dawn, fall into place, get across, get through, penetrate, sink in


Pattern of useSomething ----s


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