Meaning of 'click'

Find the meaning of the word ‘click’

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Meaning of ‘click’

11 definitions found.



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

Synonyms: dog pawl detent


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

Synonyms: suction stop


a short light metallic sound

Synonyms: clink chink


to become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

Example: "After thinking for hours, the solution clicked."

Synonyms: dawn get through come home get across sink in penetrate fall into place


to make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

Synonyms: clack cluck


to produce a click

Example: "Xhosa speakers click"


to cause to make a snapping sound

Synonyms: snap flick


to move or strike with a noise

Example: "They clicked on the light."

Synonyms: snap


to make a clicking or ticking sound

Synonyms: tick


to click repeatedly or uncontrollably

Synonyms: chatter


depression of a button on a computer mouse

Example: "a click on the right button for example"

Synonyms: mouse click

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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