Textual thesaurus for "lick"

(noun) clout, slug, biff, poke, punch

(boxing) a blow with the fist

I gave him a clout on his nose

(noun) lap

touching with the tongue

the dog's laps were warm and wet

(noun) salt lick

a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

(verb) puzzle out, figure out, work, work out, solve

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

(verb) lap, lap up

take up with the tongue

The cat lapped up the milk; the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast

(verb) clobber, thrash, drub, cream, bat

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

We licked the other team on Sunday!

(verb) lap

pass the tongue over

the dog licked her hand