Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) recoil, kick (the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired)
- S: (n) gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk (informal terms for objecting) "I have a gripe about the service here"
- S: (n) kick (the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)) "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (v) kick (drive or propel with the foot)
- S: (v) kick (thrash about or strike out with the feet)
- S: (v) kick (strike with the foot) "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"
- S: (v) kick (kick a leg up)
- S: (v) kick back, recoil, kick (spring back, as from a forceful thrust) "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
- S: (v) kick, give up (stop consuming) "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"
- S: (v) kick (make a goal) "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
- S: (v) 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"