Kick (verb)

  1. Strike or propel (something) with the foot.
  2. Reject or dismiss (something) suddenly or forcibly.
  3. Start suddenly or with energy.


Late 16th century (in the sense 'strike or thrust with the foot'): of unknown origin.


  1. He kicked the ball into the net.
  2. She kicked off her shoes and relaxed.
  3. The boss kicked him out of the office.
  4. The door wouldn't budge, so he kicked it open.
  5. She was eager to get started and gave the project a good kick.
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