salt lick, licknoun
a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
touching with the tongue
"the dog's laps were warm and wet"
punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slugverb
(boxing) a blow with the fist
"I gave him a clout on his nose"
jabbing, punch, type slug, pigeon berry, clout, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, slug, dawdler, poke, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking
cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lickverb
beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
"We licked the other team on Sunday!"
bat, jactitate, clobber, puzzle out, toss, drub, thrash, solve, work, skim off, convulse, slam, slash, thrash about, mosh, work out, flutter, slam dance, lap, baste, cream, batter, lap up, skim, thresh, cream off, figure out, thresh about, flail, lam
pass the tongue over
"the dog licked her hand"
solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, workverb
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 could not work the math problem"
influence, knead, turn, operate, act, shape, lap up, bat, cream, work out, run, function, put to work, figure, elaborate, forge, clear, make, drub, figure out, form, compute, mould, sour, calculate, solve, work, exploit, go, play, work up, make for, mold, bring, clobber, thrash, reckon, act upon, do work, process, crop, exercise, resolve, ferment, cultivate, work on, cypher, lap, cipher, wreak, puzzle out
lap, lap up, lickverb
take up with the tongue
"The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"
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If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen.
The biggest selfish is like a mentally sick who can think nothing but to lick own looks on pic only, so has a propensity to pick & post almost daily own photo click on social media and at times even own video flick to get the praise of others on own face merely and in this bid always uses all sort of tricks.
Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back--in many ways it is a feast fit for a king. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The skeleton at the feast is you.
Our people have taken a pretty good lick here from Hurricane Ida, but our people are very resilient and strong as well. Having said that, we need all the help that we can get from the federal government, from the nonprofit sector, from the faith community, and certainly from us at the state level and working with our local partners as well.
Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time.
Translations for lick
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- لعق, لحسArabic
- ལྡག་པTibetan Standard
- llepar, llepadaCatalan, Valencian
- Lecken, schlagen, besiegenGerman
- derrotar, lamedura, vencer, bofeton; golpazo, lamber, lamerSpanish
- noolima, lakkumaEstonian
- لیس, لیسیدنPersian
- klaarata, nuolla, pieksääFinnish
- léchage, vaincre, lécher, défaireFrench
- imlichScottish Gaelic
- լիզել, լպստելArmenian
- 舐める, 舐ぶる, 負かすJapanese
- 핥음, 핥다Korean
- lingō, lambōLatin
- лиже, лиз, лижењеMacedonian
- likken, likDutch
- lizać, lizaniePolish
- lamber, lambidaPortuguese
- побежда́ть, лиза́ть, победи́ть, лиза́ниеRussian
- njoallutNorthern Sami
- liznuti, лизати, лизнути, lizatiSerbo-Croatian
- lizati, polizatiSlovene
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