Synonyms for tick

Synonyms for (noun) tick

Synonyms: tick

Definition: any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

Similar words: acarine

Definition: mite or tick


Synonyms: tick

Definition: a light mattress

Similar words: mattress

Definition: a large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed


Synonyms: check, check mark, tick

Definition: a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.

Usage: as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name

Similar words: mark

Definition: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)

Usage: his answer was just a punctuation mark


Synonyms: tick, ticking

Definition: a metallic tapping sound

Usage: he counted the ticks of the clock

Similar words: sound

Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event

Usage: the sound awakened them

Synonyms for (verb) tick

Synonyms: tick, tick off, mark, mark off, check, check off

Definition: put a check mark on or near or next to

Usage: Please check each name on the list; tick off the items; mark off the units

Similar words: verify

Definition: confirm the truth of

Usage: Please verify that the doors are closed; verify a claim


Synonyms: tick, retick

Definition: sew

Usage: tick a mattress

Similar words: sew, sew together, run up, stitch

Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework


Synonyms: tick, ticktack, ticktock, beat

Definition: make a sound like a clock or a timer

Usage: the clocks were ticking; the grandfather clock beat midnight

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'


Synonyms: click, tick

Definition: make a clicking or ticking sound

Usage: The clock ticked away

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'