Definitions for lick

Definitions for (noun) lick

Main entry: lick, clout, slug, biff, poke, punch

Definition: (boxing) a blow with the fist

Usage: I gave him a clout on his nose

Main entry: lick, lap

Definition: touching with the tongue

Usage: the dog's laps were warm and wet

Main entry: salt lick, lick

Definition: a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

Definitions for (verb) lick

Main entry: puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out, solve

Definition: find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

Usage: did you solve the problem?; Work out your problems with the boss; this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out; did you get it?; Did you get my meaning?; He could not work the math problem

Main entry: lick, lap, lap up

Definition: take up with the tongue

Usage: The cat lapped up the milk; the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast

Main entry: clobber, thrash, lick, drub, cream, bat

Definition: beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

Usage: We licked the other team on Sunday!

Main entry: lick, lap

Definition: pass the tongue over

Usage: the dog licked her hand

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