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- (sometimes methaphorical) To sign with a tick.
- I ticked off Harry today because he announced he was present.
- I ticked three things off the list in my head, and had only four chores left to do.
- To list (create or recite a list).
- (idiomatic) To annoy, aggravate.
- It really ticks me off when people don't use proper punctuation marks.
- (Britain) To reprimand.
- Fred was ticked off by the teacher for playing around in class.
to sign with a tick
to annoy, aggravate