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  Definition of lick
  1. (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
  2. touching with the tongue; "the dog''s laps were warm and wet"
  3. a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
  4. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "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
  5. take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother''s breast"
  6. beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
  7. pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand"
Similar Words: punch, clout, poke, biff, lap, salt lick, solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, work, lap up, bat, clobber, drub, thrash

 

Hyponyms: counterpunch, parry, counter, haymaker, knockout punch, KO punch, Sunday punch, hook, jab, rabbit punch, sucker punch, answer, resolve, riddle, strike, guess, infer, break, tongue

 

Grouped Verbs: thrash, thresh, lam, flail

 

Entailments: reason

 

Derivational Morphology: pummel, pommel, biff, thump, pound, poke, clout, punch, plug, lap, lap up, solution, problem solver, solver, convergent thinker, answer, result, resolution, solvent, solving, thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: lizati   Catalan: llepar  
Croatian: lizati   Dutch: likken  
French: lécher   German: lecken  
Greek: γλείφω   Icelandic: sleikja  
Indonesian: jilat   Italian: leccare  
Polish: lizać   Russian: лизать  
Spanish: lamer   Swedish: slicka  
Turkish: yala  
 
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