lick


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to lick: click, Flickr
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for lick

Synonyms for lick

to punish with blows or lashes

to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

Synonyms for lick

a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

Synonyms

Related Words

touching with the tongue

Synonyms

Related Words

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

pass the tongue over

Synonyms

Related Words

find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

take up with the tongue

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Impacts of wildlife viewing on moose use of a roadside salt lick. Alces 38:205-211.
With what started as a hobby, Lick has spread a special part of Mississippi across not only the South, but the whole country through his successful company.
Another reason why they went for it is that their market research showed none of the manufacturers uses it to make the salt lick.Besides the plant protein, other ingredients the two use are macro-nutrients and ground rock salt.
The ILI (duration between each lick in ms) is a measurement of the rate of licking during a trial and can be associated with the palatability of a taste solution.
The drama that Lick endured is a complicated, politics-laden tale, and the observatory does not yet stand on financial bedrock.
Miller says: the licked area is itchy, the licked area is painful or the animal has a behavioral issue.
In Kavango East, Governor Samuel Mbambo encouraged farmers to start supplementing with nutrients, as he said, "Some farmers are reluctant to use the licks as prescribed due to the high initial costs.
History of an active dog in an environment that lacks stimulation and clinical examination as described above along with no underlying primary anatomic abnormality on radiograph suggested the cases as acral lick dermatitis.
He proved a big draw with one of the award winners, Hope Hillis, from Lisburn, Northern Ireland, who gave the Prince a "cow lick'' as a sign of her affection.
PATTERNS OF MINERAL LICK VISITATION BY LOWLAND TAPIR (Tapirus terrestris) AND LOWLAND PACA (Cuniculus paca) IN A WESTERN AMAZONIAN RAINFOREST IN ECUADOR
"I was quite tired and hungry and I kind of got a bit delusional and I just thought 'Jessie can I lick your face?'", explained Jordan Stephens.
This place ain't missed a lick. It won't miss a lick when I'm gone, and it won't miss a lick when you're gone.
Horses and cows, which also are herbivores, also need extra salt and is probably the reason they like to lick hands.
Aerobic exercise not only burns energy your dog would use to fret (and lick), but also causes the release of feelgood endorphins that help alleviate stress.