verb (used without object)
- to succeed; make a hit: If the play clicks, the producer will be rich.
- to fit together; function well together: They get along in public, but their personalities don't really click.
- to become intelligible.
verb (used with object)
- to select (a screen object) by rapidly depressing and releasing one of the buttons on a mouse or other input device, usually the left-hand button: Click “OK” to continue .Compare right-click.
- to rapidly depress and release (a button on a mouse or other input device): Click the trackpad button once.
Origin of click1
OTHER WORDS FROM clickclick·less, adjective
Words nearby click
Definition for click (2 of 2)
or klick, klik
Origin of click2
Example sentences from the Web for click
So we picked out the song (“Rhiannon,” click here for video), and Deer Tick learned it.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A click sends a user to a statement, a list of passenger nationalities, emergency call-center numbers, and other information.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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He held her close for a moment, then the screen door shut with a click, and they were gone.Rosemary|Josephine Lawrence
He brought his heels together with a click, saluted again, and went away.The Americanization of Edward Bok|Edward William Bok
There was a click in the latch of the door through which they had just entered.Outside Inn|Ethel M. Kelley
He could see therein a fold of Madelon's indigo-blue petticoat, and could hear the click of a spoon against a dish; that was all.Madelon|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The grin broadened—the triumphant grin of a boy when he hears the click of a trap and knows the quarry is inside.Felix O'Day|F. Hopkinson Smith
British Dictionary definitions for click
- the locking member of a ratchet mechanism, such as a pawl or detent
- the movement of such a mechanism between successive locking positions