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click

noun [C]  us   /klɪk/

click noun [C] (SOUND)

a short sound made when when one object hits or is fastened to another: You’ll know your seat belt is fastened properly when you hear a click.

click

verb  us   /klɪk/

click verb (BECOME FRIENDLY)

[I] infml to become friendly or be successful: Liz and I really clicked, from the first time we met. The show never really clicked.

click verb (BECOME CLEAR)

[I] infml to be understood or become clear suddenly: Something clicked, and I remembered where I’d seen her before.

click verb (MAKE SOUND)

[I/T] to make a short sound when one object hits or is fastened to another: [I] As the door clicked shut behind her, she realized she’d forgotten her key.
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