Quick answer
"Check mark" is a noun which is often translated as "la marca de verificación", and "tick" is a noun which is often translated as "la garrapata". Learn more about the difference between "check mark" and "tick" below.
check mark
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la marca de verificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A check mark is displayed to the left of the option to indicate that it is activated.Se muestra una marca de verificación a la izquierda de la opción para indicar que se encuentra activada.
b. la paloma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Once the option is selected, you'll see a check mark in the corresponding box.Una vez seleccionada la opción, aparecerá una paloma en el cuadro correspondiente.
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tick(
tihk
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la garrapata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's important to check your dog for ticks after a walk in a wooded area.Es importante mirar si tu perro tiene garrapatas después de caminar por una zona boscosa.
2. (clock sound)
a. el tictac
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Can you hear the tick of the clock at the end of the song?¿Puedes oír el tictac del reloj al final de la canción?
3. (fabric case)
a. la funda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm stitching a new pillow tick.Estoy cosiendo una nueva funda de almohada.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(moment) (United Kingdom)
a. el segundito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Give me a tick and I'll check that for you.Dame un segundito y te lo busco.
5. (check mark) (United Kingdom)
a. la marca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Alexander put a tick next to the box that said "Male."Alexander puso una marca al lado de la casilla que decía "Masculino."
b. la señal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ale put a tick next to each chore she'd already finished.Ale puso una señal al lado de cada quehacer que había completado.
c. el visto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Put a tick next to the tasks you've completed.Pon un visto al lado de las tareas que has terminado.
d. la palomita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The teacher put a tick in my notebook indicating that I already turned in the assignment.El profesor puso una palomita en mi libreta indicando que ya había entregado la tarea.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to mark) (United Kingdom)
a. marcar
Tick all the boxes that apply to you.Marca todas las casillas que te apliquen.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to make a sound)
a. hacer tictac
I couldn't sleep because of how loudly the clock was ticking.No pude dormir por lo fuerte que hacía tictac el reloj.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to run)
a. marchar (colloquial)
I can't understand what makes this machine tick.No puedo entender qué hace que marche esta máquina.
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