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Meaning of "tock" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TOCK

tock  [tɒk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TOCK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tock is 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.

WHAT DOES TOCK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

tock

Tock

Tock is a board game, similar to Ludo, Aggravation or Sorry!, in which players race their four tokens around the game board from start to finish—the objective being to be the first to take all of one's tokens "home". Like Sorry!, it is played with playing cards rather than dice.

Definition of tock in the English dictionary

The definition of tock in the dictionary is the sound made by a clock.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TOCK

toccata
toccatella
toccatina
Tocharian
Tocharian A
Tocharian B
tocher
tocherless
tockier
tockiest
tockley
tocky
toco
tocology
tocopherol
tocophobia
Tocqueville
tocsin
tod

WORDS THAT END LIKE TOCK

block
building block
clock
cock
digital clock
dock
eight o´clock
Hitchcock
in stock
knock
lock
on the block
out of stock
rock
sherlock
shock
stock
the Rock
unblock
unlock

Synonyms and antonyms of tock in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tock» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TOCK

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

Translator English - Chinese

滴答
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tock
570 millions of speakers

English

tock
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

tock
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

توك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ток
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tock
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Tock
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tock
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tock
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tock
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

タック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

째깍
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tock
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tock
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டாக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Tock
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tock
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tock
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ток
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tac
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τακ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tock
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tock
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tock
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tock

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TOCK»

The term «tock» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.287 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TOCK» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TOCK»

Discover the use of tock in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tock and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Tick Tock: (Michael Bennett 4)
Praise for the Detective Michael Bennett novels 'Its breakneck pace leaves you gasping for breath. Packed with typical Patterson panache ... it won't disappoint' Daily Mail
James Patterson, 2011
2
Ticktock: A Novel
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dean Koontz's The City.
Dean Koontz, 2007
3
Megan's Tick Tock Rocket
Megan is finding life at home a little dull, and school is no better.
Andrew Fusek Peters, Polly Peters, 2007
4
Tick Tock! Time Management for Mobile Or Home Office Workers
Ideally, I hope this book has given you some time back in your day and brings you closer to the goals and dreams that you have set for yourself.
Kim Mason, 2012
5
Tick Tock
A young gynecology resident, in the midst of her infertility rotation, realizes that she herself may be infertile.
Lillian Schapiro, 2005
6
Tick Tock: No Time to Lose
This spellbinding novel reveals a shocking account of an emergency liver transplant that the author underwent during a pivotal transition in her life when she did not have time to undergo a litany of blood- and liver-matching tests.
Dr. Helen J. Harper, Helen Dr Harper, 2012
7
Telling Time With Tickety Tock
Blue's friend, Tickety Tock the clock, invites young readers to help her tell time by moving the hands on her dial. On board pages.
Sarah Landy, Heidi Kirn, 2001
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The Sense of an Ending : Studies in the Theory of Fiction ...
ning, tock our word for an end. We say they differ. What enables them to be different is a special kind of middle. We can perceive a duration only when it is organized. It can be shown by experiment that subjects who listen to rhythmic structures ...
Frank Kermode King Edward VII Professor of English Literature Cambridge University (Emeritus), 2000
9
Tick Tock, You're Dead!
Wow] On a trip to a museum, you've been catapulted into a journey through time. But where will you travel, and what dangers will you have to face? Reader beware as you choose from 20 scary endings.
R. L. Stine, 1996
10
Tick Tock
... Corbis Images, Digital Vision, Hemera, PhotoDisc, Rubberball Productions, Stockbyte Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Doudna, Kelly, 1963Tick tock / Kelly Doudna. p. cm. -- (Sound words) "SandCastle books"-T.p. verso.
Kelly Doudna, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TOCK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tock is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nick Kokonas' Ticketing System Tock Launches in Beta Today
Tock, restaurateur Nick Kokonas' highly anticipated ticketing system, has officially launched in beta. In a blog post, Kokonas writes that his Chicago restaurant ... «Eater, Jun 15»
2
'Boom. Tick tock' said fired worker with carload of explosives …
A disgruntled power plant employee harassed and threatened union officials before police discovered his carload of explosive materials and bullets, according ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, May 15»
3
Charges dismissed in Tick Tock science kit, donation case
New Garden >> The Chester County District Attorney's Office has dismissed charges against former Tick Tock Early Learning Center Director Jackie Maas. «Daily Local News, Apr 15»
4
London's The Clove Club Is First UK Restaurant to Adopt Ticketing …
Restaurateur Nick Kokonas' restaurant ticketing system Tock has officially crossed the pond. According to Bloomberg, London restaurant The Clove Club is ... «Eater, Mar 15»
5
Tick tock: Public servants giving up $1 million a week as pay dispute …
Public servants at Australia's three biggest departments are missing out on a total of $1 million in gross wages every week they refuse to agree to pay offers ... «The Canberra Times, Feb 15»
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Tan Tock Seng Hospital fires Filipino nurse who made offensive …
An anti-Singaporean Facebook post, purportedly made by Filipino Ed Mundsel Bello Ello, went viral over the weekend. Mr Ello, who is a nurse at Tan Tock Seng ... «The Straits Times, Jan 15»
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Tan Tock Seng Hospital dismisses Filipino nurse for offensive …
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) has dismissed Filipino nurse Ello Ed Mundsel Bello with immediate effect, "for his offensive online comments made in 2014 ... «Yahoo Singapore News, Jan 15»
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Humpback Whales make 'tick-tock' sounds to flush out fish hiding …
The investigation revealed that whales make 'tick-tock' noises while hunting together at night in deep, pitch-black water, but are silent when hunting alone. «Daily Mail, Dec 14»
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Man with hole in throat case: Tan Tock Seng Hospital says surgery …
Tan Tock Seng Hospital told The Sunday Times that its medical team was making plans for surgery to close the hole in Mr U. Govindan's throat, but he did not ... «The Straits Times, Dec 14»
10
These chefs and investors want diners to buy tickets for restaurants
Clockwise from left: Restaurateur investors in Tock include include Thomas Keller, ... Thomas Keller, an investor in Tock, is adapting the system in 2015 at his ... «Phoenix Business Journal, Dec 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Tock [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tock>. Jun 2019 ».
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