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Overview of noun kick

The noun kick has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) 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")

2. (1) 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")

3. recoil, kick

(the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired)

4. gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk

(informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here")

5. kick

(the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick")

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")


Overview of verb kick

The verb kick has 8 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) kick

(drive or propel with the foot)

2. (9) kick

(thrash about or strike out with the feet)

3. (7) kick

(strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down")

4. kick

(kick a leg up)

5. kick back, recoil, kick

(spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder")

6. kick, give up

(stop consuming; "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol")

7. kick

(make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown")

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")

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