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Definition 1: depression of a button on a computer mouse - [noun denoting act]

Samples where click or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a click on the right button for example

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) pushing down

"depression of the space bar on the typewriter"

Definition 2: a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) a restraint that checks the motion of something

"he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"

(... is part of click) mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction

Definition 3: a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it

"his stop consonants are too aspirated"

Definition 4: a short light metallic sound - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 5: become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions - [verb of cognition]

Samples where click or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click causes ...) know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

"She did not understand her husband" "I understand what she means"

Definition 6: make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 7: produce a click - [verb of communication]

Samples where click or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Xhosa speakers click

(click is a kind of ...) speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way

"She pronounces French words in a funny way" "I cannot say `zip wire'" "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"

Definition 8: cause to make a snapping sound - [verb of contact]

Samples where click or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • snap your fingers

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 9: move or strike with a noise - [verb of motion]

Samples where click or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he clicked on the light
  • his arm was snapped forward

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 10: make a clicking or ticking sound - [verb of perception]

Samples where click or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The clock ticked away

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Definition 11: click repeatedly or uncontrollably - [verb of perception]

Samples where click or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Chattering teeth

Synonyms for click in the sense of this definition

(click is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

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