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kick

 (kĭk)
v. kicked, kick·ing, kicks
v.intr.
1. To extend the leg away from the body; strike out with the foot or feet.
2. Sports
a. To score or gain ground by kicking a ball.
b. To punt in football.
c. To propel the body in swimming by moving the legs, as with a flutter kick or frog kick.
3. To recoil: The powerful rifle kicked upon being fired.
4. Informal
a. To express negative feelings vigorously; complain.
b. To oppose by argument; protest.
v.tr.
1. To strike with the foot: kicked the wall in frustration.
2. To propel by striking with the foot: kick a ball.
3. To spring back against suddenly: The rifle kicked my shoulder when I fired it.
4. Sports To score (a goal or point) by kicking a ball.
n.
1.
a. A vigorous blow with the foot.
b. Sports The motion of the legs that propels the body in swimming.
2. Any of various moves in dance in which the leg is extended from the body.
3. A jolting recoil: a rifle with a heavy kick.
4. Slang A complaint; a protest.
5. Slang Power; force: a car engine with a lot of kick.
6. Slang
a. A feeling of pleasurable stimulation: got a kick out of the show.
b. kicks Fun: went bowling just for kicks.
7. Slang Temporary, often obsessive interest: I'm on a science fiction kick.
8. Slang A sudden, striking surprise; a twist.
9. kicks Slang Shoes.
10. Sports
a. The act or an instance of kicking a ball.
b. A kicked ball.
c. The distance spanned by a kicked ball.
Phrasal Verbs:
kick about Informal
To move from place to place.
kick around Informal
1. To treat badly; abuse.
2. To move from place to place: "spent the next three years in Italy, kicking around the country on a motor scooter" (Charles E. Claffey).
3. To give thought or consideration to; ponder or discuss.
kick back
1. To recoil unexpectedly and violently.
2. Informal To take it easy; relax: kicked back at home and watched TV.
3. Slang To return (stolen items).
4. Slang To pay a kickback.
kick in
1. Informal To contribute (one's share): kicked in a few dollars for the office party.
2. Informal To become operative or take effect: "His pituitary kicked in, and his growth was suddenly vertical" (Kenneth Browser).
3. Slang To die.
kick off
1. Sports To begin or resume play with a kickoff.
2. Informal To begin; start: kicked off the promotional tour with a press conference.
3. Slang To die.
kick out Slang
To throw out; dismiss.
kick over
To begin to fire: The engine finally kicked over.
kick up Informal
1. To increase in amount or force; intensify: A sandstorm kicked up while we drove through the desert.
2. To stir up (trouble): kicked up a row.
3. To show signs of disorder: His ulcer has kicked up again.
Idioms:
kick ass/butt Vulgar Slang
To take forceful or harsh measures to achieve an objective.
kick the bucket Slang
To die.
kick the habit Slang
To free oneself of an addiction, as to narcotics or cigarettes.
kick up (one's) heels Informal
To cast off one's inhibitions and have a good time.
kick upstairs Slang
To promote to a higher yet less desirable position.

[Middle English kiken, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

kick out

vb (tr, adverb)
1. informal to eject or dismiss
2. basketball (of a player who has dribbled towards the basket) to pass the ball to a player further away from the basket
n
3. basketball an instance of kicking out the ball
4. (in Gaelic football) a free kick to restart play after a goal or after the ball has gone out of play
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.kick out - force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"
eject, turf out, boot out, chuck out, exclude, turn out - put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
exile, expatriate, deport - expel from a country; "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"
debar, suspend - bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
extradite, deport, deliver - hand over to the authorities of another country; "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"
banish, bar, relegate - expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"
banish, blackball, cast out, ostracise, ostracize, shun, ban - expel from a community or group
banish, ban - ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
2.kick out - remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
excommunicate - oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
remove - remove from a position or an office
depose, force out - force to leave (an office)

kick

verb
1. Informal. To express negative feelings, especially of dissatisfaction or resentment:
Informal: crab, gripe, grouse.
Slang: beef, bellyache, bitch.
2. Informal. To express opposition, often by argument:
Informal: squawk.
Idioms: set up a squawk, take exception.
3. Slang. To desist from, cease, or discontinue (a habit, for example):
phrasal verb
kick around
Informal. To speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about:
bandy (about), discuss, moot, talk over, thrash out (or over), thresh out (or over), toss around.
Informal: hash (over), knock about (or around).
Slang: rap.
phrasal verb
kick in
1. Informal. To give in common with others:
Slang: come across.
2. Slang. To cease living:
Informal: pop off.
Idioms: bite the dust, breathe one's last, cash in, give up the ghost, go to one's grave, kick the bucket, meet one's end, pass on to the Great Beyond, turn up one's toes.
phrasal verb
kick off
2. Slang. To cease living:
Informal: pop off.
Idioms: bite the dust, breathe one's last, cash in, give up the ghost, go to one's grave, kick the bucket, meet one's end, pass on to the Great Beyond, turn up one's toes.
phrasal verb
kick out
Slang. To put out by force:
Informal: chuck.
Slang: boot (out), bounce.
Idioms: give someone the boot, give someone the heave-ho, send packing, show someone the door, throw out on one's ear.
noun
1. Slang. An expression of dissatisfaction or a circumstance regarded as a cause for such expression:
Informal: gripe, grouse.
Slang: beef.
Idiom: bone to pick.
2. Slang. The act of expressing strong or reasoned opposition:
3. Slang. A stimulating or intoxicating effect:
Informal: punch, sting, wallop.
4. Slang. A strong, pleasant feeling of excitement or stimulation:
Informal: wallop.
Slang: bang, boot, high.
5. Slang. A temporary concentration of interest:
Slang: trip.
6. Slang. A clever, unexpected new trick or method:
Informal: kicker, wrinkle.
Slang: angle.
Translations

w>kick out

vi (horse)ausschlagen; (person)um sich treten; to kick out at somebodynach jdm treten
vt sephinauswerfen (of aus); he was kicked out of the cluber ist aus dem Verein hinausgeworfen worden or geflogen (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Old Brooke stands with the ball under his arm motioning the School back; he will not kick out till they are all in goal, behind the posts.
I'd kick out with those long legs and iron-shod hoofs.
To be Mary-Annish is to behave like a girl, whimpering because nurse won't carry you, or simpering with your thumb in your mouth, and it is a hateful quality, but to be mad- dog is to kick out at everything, and there is some satisfaction in that.