click

USAGE NOTE
While "clic" is more common in Spanish, it can also be spelled "click."
click(
klihk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sound)
a. el clic
(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).
(M)
I heard a click just before it blew up.Oí un clic justo antes de que explotara.
b. el tecleo
(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).
(M)
(of keys)
I thought I was alone until I heard the sound of keyboard clicks.Pensé que estaba sólo hasta que escuché el tecleo de un teclado.
c. el taconeo
(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).
(M)
(of heels)
His excitement grew as he heard the clicks of Gaby's heels coming towards him.Su emoción aumentó al oír los taconeos de los zapatos de Gaby acercándose.
d. el chasquido
(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).
(M)
(of a tongue)
He brought the horse to a halt with a click of his tongue.Hizo detener el caballo con un chasquido de la lengua.
2. (computing)
a. el clic
(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).
(M)
Thanks to the Internet, almost anything you want to know is just a few clicks away.Gracias al Internet, casi todo lo que quieras saber está a sólo unos clics de distancia.
3. (linguistics)
a. el clic
(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).
(M)
Many languages of southern Africa have clicks that are used like consonants.Varios idiomas del sur de África tienen clics que se usan como consonantes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (computing)
a. hacer clic en
Click login to go to the login page.Haz clic en inicio para ir a la página de inicio de sesión.
b. pulsar
Do you want to listen to something different? Click the link and enjoy.¿Quieres escuchar algo diferente? Pulsa el enlace y disfruta.
c. pinchar
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We have an assortment of titles in our library. Click the link to check it out.Contamos con una variada librería. Pincha el enlace para echar un vistazo.
5. (to make sound)
a. chasquear (tongue)
She clicked her tongue at him and raised her chin.Chasqueó la lengua y le alzó la barbilla.
b. dar un taconazo (heels)
If Dorothy can click her heels together and go back to Kansas, why can't we?Si Dorothy puede volver a Kansas con solo dar un taconazo, ¿por qué no nosotros?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (computing)
a. hacer clic en
Click on the box to select your answer.Haz clic en la casilla para seleccionar tu respuesta.
7. (to make a sound)
a. hacer clic
Rodolfo, do your ankles hurt? I can hear them clicking when you walk.Rodolfo, ¿te duelen los tobillos? Los oigo hacer clic cuando caminas.
8. (to understand)
a. caer en la cuenta
When she mentioned her father, it suddenly clicked where we knew each other from.Cuando habló de su papá, de repente caí en la cuenta de dónde nos conocíamos.
9. (to relate well)
a. conectar con
We made a great team. I really clicked with her.Hicimos un equipo excelente. Realmente conecté con ella.
b. entenderse
The team clicked with each other from day one.El equipo se entendió desde el primer día.
c. congeniar
Stacy and Elisa clicked the first time they met.Stacy y Elisa congeniaron la primera vez que se conocieron.
10. (to succeed)
a. tener éxito
We're happy that our product clicked with its audience right away.Estamos contentos de que nuestro producto haya tenido éxito de inmediato con el público.
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click
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (sound; of button)
a. el clic
(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).
(M)
2. (of fingers, tongue)
a. el chasquido
(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).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to click one's heelsdar un taconazo
to click one's tonguechasquear la lengua
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (make a sound)
a. hacer clic
5. (colloquial)
a. (idioms)
suddenly it clickedde pronto caí en la cuenta
they clicked at oncese entendieron desde el primer momento
click [klɪk]
noun
[of camera etc] golpecito (m) seco; clic (m); [of heels] taconeo (m); [of tongue] chasquido (m); [of gun] piñoneo (m); [of typewriter etc] tecleo (m);
transitive verb
[+tongue] chasquear; (Comput) hacer click en
to click one's heels dar un taconazo
intransitive verb
1 [+camera etc] hacer clic; [+gun] piñonear; [+typewriter etc] teclear
the door clicked shut la puerta se cerró con un golpecito seco
2 (be understood) quedar claroaclara;a clara
it didn't click with me until ... no caí en la cuenta hasta (que) ...; suddenly it all clicked (into place) de pronto, todo encajaba (en su sitio)
3 (be a success) [+product, invention] ser un éxito; [+two people] congeniar; gustarse inmediatamente
to click with sb congeniar or conectar con algn
Ayrton was the first Brazilian I didn't really click with in the way I had with all the others Dating is a game of averages: expect twenty `no"s before a `yes"; eventually, you'll click with someone where it's mutual
4 (Comput) hacer click
to click on an icon hacer click en un icono
Or you can click on a map of Africa for a picture of what the country looks like
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