tick noun Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "tick" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

tick

noun [C]
 
 
/tɪk/
UK ( US check, check mark) a symbol that shows something is correct or has been done or approved: Put a tick in the column that applies to you.
( also tick point) FINANCE the smallest amount by which interest rates, share prices, etc. can rise or fall: March gilt futures settled lower by 19 ticks at 109.83.
FINANCE the movement of a value such as an interest rate or share price when it rises or falls: Analysts said companies can't be expected to calculate every tick in the market. There has been an encouraging upward tick in private sector earnings.
on tick UK informal if you buy something on tick, you agree to pay for it later: The contracts were bought on tick, with just 7% of the cost put up.
→  See also downtick , minus tick , plus tick , uptick
(Definition of tick noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tick?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tick” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More