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Nick and Simon had come to a natural end of their working relationship with Warren, which obviously opened the door for a reunion of the original five.
Roger Andrew Taylor

Meaning of "nick" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NICK

Perhaps changed from C14 nockenock.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NICK

nick  [nɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NICK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nick is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb nick in English.

WHAT DOES NICK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nick

Nick may stand for: ▪ Nickelodeon, a television network ▪ Nick at Nite, a midnight TV block ▪ Nick Jr., another Nickelodeon channel targeted for pre-schoolers ▪ Nick's, a jazz tavern in New York City ▪ Nickelodeon, for other versions of Nickelodeon and their sister channels around the globe ▪ Nicktoons, once again another Nickelodeon channel and home to cartoons ▪ Teen Nick a Nickelodeon channel targeted for adolescents ▪ Nick, an element of DNA structure ▪ Nick, sporting term, particularly in cricket, synonym for a competitor's playing form ▪ Nick, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, north Poland ▪ Nick, British slang for being arrested, or for a police station...

Definition of nick in the English dictionary

The first definition of nick in the dictionary is a small notch or indentation on an edge or surface. Other definition of nick is a groove on the shank of a printing type, used to orientate type and often to distinguish the fount. Nick is also to chip or cut.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO NICK

PRESENT

Present
I nick
you nick
he/she/it nicks
we nick
you nick
they nick
Present continuous
I am nicking
you are nicking
he/she/it is nicking
we are nicking
you are nicking
they are nicking
Present perfect
I have nicked
you have nicked
he/she/it has nicked
we have nicked
you have nicked
they have nicked
Present perfect continuous
I have been nicking
you have been nicking
he/she/it has been nicking
we have been nicking
you have been nicking
they have been nicking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I nicked
you nicked
he/she/it nicked
we nicked
you nicked
they nicked
Past continuous
I was nicking
you were nicking
he/she/it was nicking
we were nicking
you were nicking
they were nicking
Past perfect
I had nicked
you had nicked
he/she/it had nicked
we had nicked
you had nicked
they had nicked
Past perfect continuous
I had been nicking
you had been nicking
he/she/it had been nicking
we had been nicking
you had been nicking
they had been nicking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will nick
you will nick
he/she/it will nick
we will nick
you will nick
they will nick
Future continuous
I will be nicking
you will be nicking
he/she/it will be nicking
we will be nicking
you will be nicking
they will be nicking
Future perfect
I will have nicked
you will have nicked
he/she/it will have nicked
we will have nicked
you will have nicked
they will have nicked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been nicking
you will have been nicking
he/she/it will have been nicking
we will have been nicking
you will have been nicking
they will have been nicking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would nick
you would nick
he/she/it would nick
we would nick
you would nick
they would nick
Conditional continuous
I would be nicking
you would be nicking
he/she/it would be nicking
we would be nicking
you would be nicking
they would be nicking
Conditional perfect
I would have nick
you would have nick
he/she/it would have nick
we would have nick
you would have nick
they would have nick
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been nicking
you would have been nicking
he/she/it would have been nicking
we would have been nicking
you would have been nicking
they would have been nicking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you nick
we let´s nick
you nick
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to nick
Past participle
nicked
Present Participle
nicking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NICK

nicish
nick someone for
nick-nack
nick-nackery
nickar
nickel
Nickel Belt
nickel bloom
nickel plate
nickel silver
nickel steel
nickel-and-dime
nickel-in-the-slot machine
nickel-plate
nickel-plated
nickel-plating
nickelic
nickeliferous
nickeline
nickelize

WORDS THAT END LIKE NICK

brick
Brunswick
chick
click
crick
dick
do the trick
Herrick
kick
klick
lick
lipstick
Patrick
pick
quick
rick
sick
stick
thick
trick

Synonyms and antonyms of nick in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NICK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «nick» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of nick
apprehend · arrest · boob · bust · can · chip · choky · clink · collar · cooler · cut · damage · dent · finger · jail · jug · knock off · lift · lockup · mark · nab · nail · notch · penitentiary · pilfer · pinch · prison · run in · scar · score · scratch · seize · slammer · snick · snitch · steal · stir · swipe · trouser

Translation of «nick» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NICK

Find out the translation of nick to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nick from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nick» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

尼克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nick
570 millions of speakers

English

nick
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نيك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nick
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শুভক্ষণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

entaille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nick
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kerbe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ニック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nick
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

nick
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புனைப்பெயர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Nick
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tacca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nick
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нік
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nick
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

nick
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Nick
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

nick
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nick
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nick

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NICK»

The term «nick» is very widely used and occupies the 3.805 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NICK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nick» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nick» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nick

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8 QUOTES WITH «NICK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word nick.
1
Matt Dallas
Nick Lea is a great actor, and doing scenes with him was always awesome.
2
Dawn French
I keep my own personality in a cupboard under the stairs at home so that no one else can see it or nick it.
3
Jim Lee
Nick Cardy's work helped define some of the things we see in comics today and take for granted. He broke out of the mold in terms of covers and layout and created a truly interactive experience for the reader that directly points back to his time with the Eisner studio.
4
Johnny Marr
Nick Zinner has been one of my favorite guitar players for a long time.
5
Ari Millen
Nick Abraham and I had known each other from Ryerson University.
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Paula Poundstone
I talk to a lot of librarians, and there's always a steady drumbeat of how libraries are places of community. But a lot of them have also recently - and just in the nick of time - refurbished, because during this economic downturn, people have a tendency to borrow instead of buy.
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Alan Rudolph
Nick plays a corrupt politician, which is kind of a redundant statement.
8
Roger Andrew Taylor
Nick and Simon had come to a natural end of their working relationship with Warren, which obviously opened the door for a reunion of the original five.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NICK»

Discover the use of nick in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nick and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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High Fidelity
High Fidelity is Nick Hornby's hilarious and heart-breaking first novel bestseller Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups?
Nick Hornby, 2005
2
Infamous: Chronicles of Nick
The world has fallen in love with Nick Gautier and the Dark-Hunters.
Sherrilyn Kenyon, 2012
3
Inferno: Chronicles of Nick
Sometimes it's the one that leaves your enemies confused. And sometimes, you have to trust your enemy to save your friends. But what do you do when that enemy is you? Inferno is the fourth book in Sherrilyn Kenyon's Chronicles of Nick.
Sherrilyn Kenyon, 2013
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Bollettieri's Tennis Handbook
In this book he shares his wealth of knowledge and insight into the world of tennis, with discussions of strategies, stroke development and physical and mental conditioning. 400 illustrations.
Nick Bollettieri, 2001
5
Life Without Limits: Inspiration for a Ridiculously Good Life
The director of Life Without Limbs describes his experiences as a physically challenged individual born without arms and legs, recounting his inspirational journey from a suicide survivor to an independent and purposeful motivational ...
Nick Vujicic, 2010
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Illusion: Chronicles of Nick
Old enemies and new friends square off for a major battle that will either restore Nick to his real world, or end him forever in #1 bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon’s fifth novel in The Chronicles of Nick series, Illusion.
Sherrilyn Kenyon, 2014
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The Nick of Time: Politics, Evolution, and the Untimely
DIVIn this pathbreaking philosophical work, Elizabeth Grosz points the way toward a theory of becoming to replace the prevailing ontologies of being in social, political, and biological discourse.
Elizabeth Grosz, 2004
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Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist
Traces the life of the controversial American socialist and social reformer and assesses his role in American history
Nick Salvatore, 1982
9
Men's Body Sculpting
Bodybuilding expert and featured columnist Dr. Nick Evans provides you with proven programs for generating mass, reducing fat, and sculpting and maintaining your physique.
Nick Evans, 2010
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Unstoppable: The Incredible Power of Faith in Action
Being unstoppable is about believing and achieving.
Nick Vujicic, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NICK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nick is used in the context of the following news items.
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Five-star DE Nick Bosa commits to Ohio State
Defensive end Nick Bosa (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas) committed to Ohio State, a source tells 247Sports. The five-star recruit, the ... «247Sports, Jul 15»
2
Nick Cave's son died of 'multiple traumatic injuries', inquest told
An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of musician Nick Cave's teenage son, who fell from a cliff near his home in East ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Nick Jonas Reveals Gigi Hadid Is Trying To Set Him Up With …
Joe Jonas is playing matchmaker — and his first victim is his newly-single brother, Nick Jonas! The 'Jealous' singer revealed in an interview ... «Hollywood Life, Jul 15»
4
Nick Cannon shares picture from hospital bed
The “America's Got Talent” host posted a bedside selfie from his hospital room Wednesday, sporting a bucket hat and somber expression while ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
5
Bachelorette Finale Sneak Peek: Nick Picks a Ring for Kaitlyn …
On the finale of The Bachelorette, suitor Nick Viall has a serious case of déjà vu – and PEOPLE has the exclusive first look. "Unfortunately, last ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Watch Kelly Clarkson Slay Nick Jonas, Rihanna and 'NSYNC …
Earlier in her "Piece By Piece" Tour, Clarkson belted Nick Jonas' "Jealous" at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on July 16 and gave RiRi ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
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Exclusive: Staff 'scared to death' at the prospect of Nick Gargan …
A serving Avon and Somerset police officer has told ITV News that some staff are 'scared to death' at the prospect of Chief Constable Nick ... «ITV News, Jul 15»
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Cheryl's husband Jean-Barnard Fernandez-Versini warns Nick
It's fair to say half the population will have felt a pang of jealousy after seeing Nick Grimshaw effortlessly pick up his X Factor so-star Cheryl ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Braves getting calls on Nick Markakis but won't trade him, per report
It seems the Braves will be busy leading up to the trade deadline next week. While there are a handful of players who could be moved, Nick ... «Talking Chop, Jul 15»
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Indians reliever Nick Hagadone undergoes season-ending elbow …
Indians reliever Nick Hagadone will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing left elbow surgery Thursday. There was some ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»

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