verb (used with object)
1. to pass the tongue over the surface of, as to moisten, taste, or eat (often followed by up, off, from, etc.): to lick a postage stamp; to lick an ice-cream cone.
2. to make, or cause to become, by stroking with the tongue: to lick a spoon clean.
3. (of waves, flames, etc.) to pass or play lightly over: The flame licked the dry timber.
4. Informal. to hit or beat, especially as a punishment; thrash; whip. to overcome or defeat, as in a fight, game, or conte
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