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kick

 
Noun kick has 6 senses
  1. kick, boot, kicking - the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"
    --1 is a kind of blow
    --1 has particulars:
     goal-kick; goal-kick; punt, punting; place kick, place-kicking; dropkick
    Derived forms: verb kick3, verb kick1
  2. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick - the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"
    --2 is a kind of exhilaration, excitement
  3. recoil, kick - the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
    --3 is a kind of movement, motion
    Derived form: verb kick5
  4. gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk - informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here"
    --4 is a kind of objection
    Derived form: verb kick8
  5. kick - the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
    --5 is a kind of
    stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, input
  6. kick, kicking - a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"
    --6 is a kind of motion, movement, move, motility
    --6 has particulars: swimming kick
    Derived form: verb kick2
Verb kick has 8 senses
  1. kick - drive or propel with the foot
    --1 is one way to
    propel, impel
    Derived forms: noun kick1, noun kicker1, noun kicking2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. kick - thrash about or strike out with the feet
    --2 is one way to
    move
    Derived form: noun kick6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. kick - strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"
    --3 is one way to
    hit
    Derived forms: noun kick1, noun kicking2
    Sample sentence:
    They want to kick the prisoners
  4. kick - kick a leg up
    --4 is one way to
    dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  5. kick back, recoil, kick - spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
    --5 is one way to bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet
    Derived form: noun kick3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. kick - stop consuming; "kick a habit"
    --6 is one way to
    forgo, give up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
  7. kick - make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
    --7 is one way to
    score, hit, tally, rack up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
    Derived form: noun kick4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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