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Dictionary definition for: Lick

1. (n) a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

2. (v) beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

3. (n) touching with the tongue; "the dog''s laps were warm and wet"

4. (v) pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand"

5. (n) (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"

6. (v) 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

7. (v) 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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