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Definitions of click

  1. click repeatedly or uncontrollably, as of teeth
  2. a short light metallic sound
  3. make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
  4. depression of a button on a computer mouse; " a click on the right button for example"
  5. a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
  6. a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth ( as in Bantu)
  7. become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; " It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; " she was penetrated with sorrow"
  8. produce a click; " Xhosa speakers click"
  9. cause to make a snapping sound; of fingers
  10. move or strike with a click; " then the brightness as he clicked on the light."
  11. make a clicking or ticking sound; " The clock ticked away"
  12. cause to make a snapping sound; " snap your fingers"
  13. move or strike with a noise; " he clicked on the light"; " his arm was snapped forward"
  14. click repeatedly or uncontrollably; " Chattering teeth"
  15. To make a slight, sharp noise ( or a succession of such noises), as by gentle striking; to tick.
  16. To move with the sound of a click.
  17. To cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something.
  18. A slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol.
  19. 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.
  20. To snatch.
  21. A detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of Ratched wheel.
  22. The latch of a door.
  23. A slight, sharp sound; a catch for holding a bolt.
  24. To make, or cause to make, a short, sharp noise.
  25. A short, sharp clack or sound: anything that makes such a sound, as a small piece of iron falling into a notched wheel.
  26. To make a light, sharp sound.
  27. A short, sharp sound.
  28. To give a click.
  29. To make or cause to make a click.
  30. A short dull sound, as from a light blow.
  31. A short sharp sound; the latch of a door; a small piece of iron that falls into a notched or relehet wheel.
  32. To cause to click.
  33. To make a small sharp sound, or a succession of such sounds, as by a gentle striking.
  34. A sharp sound louder than a tick and thinner than a clack; a small piece of iron falling into a notched wheel.
  35. To strike louder and fuller than a tick.
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Antonyms for click

crumble, misfire, fail, crack-up, miscarry, strike out, fall down, wane, slump, slip, languish, flame-out, collapse, choke, implode, fold, skid, struggle, flop, flunk, crater, go under, wash out, crash, flounder, decline, tank, bomb, miss, sink, self-destruct, founder.

Quotes of click

  1. Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter. – Ansel Adams
  2. Some say Google is God. Others say Google is Satan. But if they think Google is too powerful, remember that with search engines unlike other companies, all it takes is a single click to go to another search engine. – Sergey Brin
  3. It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter. – Alfred Eisenstaedt
  4. It's a strange thing, but you get this click in your brain; the wonderful feeling that the entirety of a character is suddenly available and accessible to you. – Chiwetel Ejiofor
  5. There are only those certain people where things click at least for me. – Glenn Frey
  6. I always feel stupid giving advice since I've been married, what, a year? I can say this: Be in it for the long haul and just know there are going to be rough patches. No two people are the same, there are going to be areas where you just don't click – Nick Lachey
  7. Sometimes things just click The one contribution I tried to do, was shield the staff from the corporate politics that occur on any show. But yes, we all got along very well. – Joe Murray
  8. You can sell nothing for a mark -up for a while, but only until something starts eating away at it. Now I can go home and click on Yahoo, call my sister and talk over a microphone for free. – Michael K. Powell
  9. I wait for the next opportunity to have something to do with food. If I get rested, my mind just starts creating new dishes- click click click – Paul Prudhomme
  10. I got started in 1995, working in a group called The Cash Money Click – Ja Rule
  11. When you're a songwriter and you click with someone, you tend to want to keep writing with that person. – Billy Sherwood
  12. Despite a few really bad days we had quite a lot of fun making Low, especially when all the radical ideas were making sense and things were starting to click – Tony Visconti
  13. There are a lot of people using technology that are playing to a click with backing vocals already stuck in there on some computerized thing that runs along in time to the show so they have these amazing vocals that are only partly the guys on stage producing them at the time. – James Young

Usage examples for click

  1. Through the darkness came the sound of one springing aside with a great start, and the click of a gun- lock. – What's Mine's Mine V1 by George MacDonald
  2. For on the floor above they both heard soft footsteps- then a faint click as though a door had been gently closed. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  3. They pierced into my soul and we seemed to click just like always, only this time it was as though all our life together passed between us. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  4. There was a pause, then click – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  5. The telegraph instrument called to him and he turned to it, giving the answering click – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  6. The same moment the pendulum gave a click and stopped; one more rattle of rain against the windows, and then the wind stopped also. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  7. There was another click – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. Again a click from Lexington. – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox
  9. He heard the latch click and then all was quiet. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  10. The children's thanks were cut short by the click of a latch- key in the hall- door. – Nine Little Goslings by Susan Coolidge
  11. There was a pause, but Daniel could not hear any click or other sound to indicate that she was trying to give him the connection. – The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories by Charles Weathers Bump
  12. Pretty soon, I heerd a hoss a- comin' up the street- clickety, clickety, clickety, click – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  13. She closed the door of the room with a determined click and stood for a moment with her head high. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  14. Joost arrived not long after Mr. Gillat; Julia heard the gate click as she was taking the meat from before the fire. – The Good Comrade by Una L. Silberrad
  15. " Father, I hear the click of the gate. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  16. We heard Tiger Lily's toe- nails click click click along behind him. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  17. " All right," and he heard the click of her receiver. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  18. The man Frank heard the click of the raising hammer. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  19. As he sat there a choking lump rose in his throat with a sudden click and in a minute or so more he was wiping away hot rolling tears with the back of his rough hand. – One Day At Arle by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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