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Synonyms for kick
kɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kick, boot, kicking(noun)

    the act of delivering a blow with the foot

    "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"

    Synonyms:
    iron boot, charge, squawk, beef, kicking, rush, bang, recoil, the boot, gripe, iron heel, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  2. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    iron boot, peak, recoil, strike, haste, accusation, thrill, shudder, blossom, commission, electric charge, prime, squawk, belt, explosive charge, blush, fringe, smash, care, hit, knock, bam, complaint, bloom, gripe, heraldic bearing, billing, cathexis, clap, the boot, tutelage, hot flash, eruption, boot, efflorescence, outpouring, bursting charge, smasher, armorial bearing, guardianship, direction, rosiness, kicking, quiver, chill, charge, upsurge, heyday, rushing, frisson, bearing, spate, hurry, tingle, flower, flush, bitch, bang, bash, blast, rush, shiver, burster, iron heel, mission, gush, surge, beef

  3. recoil, kick(noun)

    the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

    Synonyms:
    charge, rebound, repercussion, kicking, squawk, rush, bang, recoil, gripe, backlash, boot, thrill, flush, bitch, beef

  4. gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk(noun)

    informal terms for objecting

    "I have a gripe about the service here"

    Synonyms:
    charge, squawk, beef, kicking, cunt, rush, beef cattle, bang, recoil, boeuf, gripe, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  5. kick(noun)

    the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)

    "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"

    Synonyms:
    charge, squawk, beef, kicking, rush, bang, recoil, gripe, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  6. kick, kicking(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    charge, squawk, beef, kicking, rush, bang, recoil, gripe, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  7. kick(verb)

    drive or propel with the foot

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  8. kick(verb)

    thrash about or strike out with the feet

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  9. kick(verb)

    strike with the foot

    "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  10. kick(verb)

    kick a leg up

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  11. kick back, recoil, kick(verb)

    spring back, as from a forceful thrust

    "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    rebound, sound off, kick back, quail, spring, flinch, funk, plain, squinch, ricochet, cringe, give up, bounce, backlash, kvetch, wince, quetch, recoil, backfire, resile, complain, reverberate, take a hop, shrink, bound

  12. kick, give up(verb)

    stop consuming

    "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"

    Synonyms:
    spare, allow, abandon, forfeit, vacate, release, resign, forgo, throw in, kvetch, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, waive, throw overboard, quetch, dispense with, recoil, give up, stop, sound off, relinquish, throw in the towel, plain, deliver, renounce, cease, chuck up the sponge, complain, discontinue, kick back, drop out, free, drop by the wayside, forego, quit, cede

  13. kick(verb)

    make a goal

    "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  14. complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch(verb)

    express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

    "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, strike up, kick back, animadvert, complain, speak out, sound off, opine, speak up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. kick

    Synonyms:
    calcitrate, rebel, resist, spurn

    Antonyms:
    caress, soothe, flatter, obey, yield

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. kick(n)

    Synonyms:
    kicking, opposition

  2. kick(v)

    Synonyms:
    spurn, calcitrate, recalcitrate, winch, resist, oppose, recoil

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "kick":

    lower, socket, whoop, bottom

How to pronounce kick?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say kick in sign language?

  1. kick

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How to use kick in a sentence?

  1. Tiger Woods:

    It was nice to make a couple of birdies coming in, granted missed a little kick-in on 14, i thought I might give Tiger Woods a chance at the 10-under mark starting the turn. Evidently I would have had to shoot 24 on the back nine to have a chance.

  2. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work:

    This is designed to make the human more effective in combat, we believe that the advantage we have is ... our people; that tech-savvy people who've grown up in the iWorld will kick the crap out of people who grew up in the iWorld under an authoritarian reign.

  3. Jamie Bowden:

    That recession - for me it was a nasty kick in the teeth. For that, Labour are just too irresponsible, that's the thing with them, how can I say it without sounding patronizing? I don't think he's up to the job.

  4. Nicola Sturgeon:

    We have a chance to kick David Cameron out of Downing Street, don't turn your back on it. People will never forgive you.

  5. Romell Franklin:

    I wanted to file a complaint on the officer, but they giving me attitude like I done something wrong, y' all kicked in my door, I didn't kick in y' all's door, y' all kicked my door in, so why you mad at me ? I just want some answers.


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