Definition of lik
1. lick [ v ] beat thoroughly in a competition or fight
Examples: "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
2. lick [ v ] pass the tongue over
Examples: "the dog licked her hand"
(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
`` Chicken '' , Mose said , and theatrically licked his lips .
He licked his lips again .
(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
And the forked tongue of gossip licked its sinister way from back_porch to back_porch .Synonyms lick lap Related Terms stroke tongue
3. lick [ v ] find the solution to (a problem or question):"did you solve the problem?"; understand the meaning of
Examples: "did you get it?" "Did you get my meaning?" "He could not work the math problem"
(Alfred Wright, "A Duel Golfers Will Never Forget"...)
`` Just when you think you have it licked , this golf_course can get_up and bite you '' , Player had said one afternoon midway through the tournament .Synonyms solve figure_out puzzle_out lick work_out work Related Terms understand answer guess answer riddle strike break solution resolution reason
4. lick [ n ] touching with the tongue
Examples: "the dog's laps were warm and wet"
5. lick [ n ] a salt deposit that animals regularly lickSynonyms lick salt_lick Related Terms sediment
6. lick [ v ] take up with the tongue
Examples: "The cat lapped up the milk" "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"
7. lick [ n ] (boxing) a blow with the fist
Examples: "I gave him a clout on his nose"
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