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Synonyms of tick in English:


  • 1 the tick of his watch
    ticking, tick-tock, click, clicking, tap, tapping
  • 2 put a tick against the item of your choice
    check mark, check, stroke, mark
  • verb

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  • 1 the clock ticks
    click, tock, tick-tock, tap
  • 2 time is ticking away
    pass, elapse, go, continue, advance, wear on, roll on, fly, run out, vanish
  • Phrases

    tick off

  • 1.1 that really ticked me off
    annoy, irritate, rile, rattle, anger, antagonize, make someone mad, get on someone's nerves, get to, get someone's back up
  • 2.1 tick off a list
    check off;
    count off, cross off
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