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parts of speech:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a slight, sharp sound.
I heard the click of the light switch.
similar words:
clap, crack, pop, snap, tap, tick
definition 2: a sound that is made in some African languages by breathing in and clicking the tongue.
definition 3: in computing, the act of pressing and releasing the button on a mouse.
One click will select the file, and two will open it.
part of speech: verb
inflections: clicks, clicking, clicked
definition 1: to make a slight, sharp sound.
The door clicked shut behind him.
similar words:
clap, crack, pop, snap, tick
definition 2: (informal) to fit together well in friendship; agree.
We clicked as soon as we met and were friends for many years.
get along
similar words:
agree, fit, mesh
definition 3: in computing, to press and let go of the button on a mouse in order to carry out an action on the screen, such as moving the cursor or opening a program (often followed by "on").
Click on the photo to see an enlarged image.He clicked in the box and typed his name.
definition 4: to cause to make a clicking noise.
She clicked her heels together and made a wish.
similar words:
crack, snap
derivation: clicker (n.)
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