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Synonyms for kick
kɪkkick

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. kick

    Synonyms:
    calcitrate, rebel, resist, spurn

    Antonyms:
    caress, soothe, flatter, obey, yield

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kick, boot, kickingnoun

    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, kicknoun

    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, kicknoun

    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, squawknoun

    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. kicknoun

    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, kickingverb

    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. kickverb

    drive or propel with the foot

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

  8. kickverb

    thrash about or strike out with the feet

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

  9. kickverb

    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. kickverb

    kick a leg up

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

  11. kick back, recoil, kickverb

    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 upverb

    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. kickverb

    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, kvetchverb

    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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. kicknoun

    Synonyms:
    kicking, opposition

  2. kickverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "kick":

    lower, socket, whoop, bottom

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How to use kick in a sentence?

  1. Kevin Kane:

    The ketamine may be a way to improve their mood and stop their suicidal thinking until the other antidepressants -- the more standard antidepressants -- have the six-week time window to work, ketamine may be just the thing that gets someone through that window until other medications get the chance to kick in.

  2. Debbie Wasserman Schultz:

    When we discovered the intrusion, we treated this like the serious incident it is ..., our team moved as quickly as possible to kick out the intruders and secure our network.

  3. Don Hinkle:

    The atheists just swoop in and with a simple letter written by a threatening lawyer – they win, they kick Christ and Christianity and the First Amendment right out of a public school.

  4. Kilburn Hall:

    A restraining order is just a piece of paper but a swift kick in the nuts is planned parenthood.

  5. Sarah McCartney:

    There's a guy breaking in my front door, he's trying to kick it down.


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