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Definition of lik

"lik" is probably misspelled. Trying lick instead Definition of lick

1. lick [ v ] beat thoroughly in a competition or fight
Examples: "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

Synonyms lick clobber thrash drub bat Related Terms beat thrash

2. lick [ v ] pass the tongue over
Examples: "the dog licked her hand"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Synonyms lap lick Related Terms touch lap

5. lick [ n ] a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

Synonyms 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"

Synonyms lap_up lick lap Related Terms drink

7. lick [ n ] (boxing) a blow with the fist
Examples: "I gave him a clout on his nose"

Synonyms punch biff lick clout poke Related Terms blow rabbit_punch jab haymaker sucker_punch hook counterpunch boxing punch clout

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