Definition of Kick out

1. Verb. Force to leave or move out. "He was expelled from his native country"

2. Verb. Remove from a position or office. "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
Exact synonyms: Boot Out, Drum Out, Expel, Oust, Throw Out
Specialized synonyms: Excommunicate, Depose, Force Out
Generic synonyms: Remove
Derivative terms: Expulsion, Ouster, Ousting

Definition of Kick out

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To eject, throw out, or forcefully remove (someone or something). ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To stop, stall, or disconnect suddenly. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kick Out

kick down
kick downstairs
kick in
kick in the pants
kick in the teeth
kick into touch
kick it
kick like a mule
kick off
kick off meeting
kick off the team
kick one's heels
kick oneself
kick out (current term)
kick over the traces
kick plate
kick pleat
kick sampling
kick scooter
kick some tires
kick someone when they are down
kick start
kick started
kick starter
kick starting
kick starts
kick the bucket
kick the can

Literary usage of Kick out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"To kick out strongly; generally as an appropriate term for the kicking of horses. Doubtless a mere substitution for jerk, by the common change of j to y. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"(A.) The kick-out when the hall has gone behind. ... kick out or Drop out—[See RULE 2 (R.).] League System—The practice of selecting a definite number of ..."

3. The Tribune Book of Open-air Sports by Ottmar Mergenthaler, Henry Hall (1887)
"If the touch-down is in the player's own goal, he must send the ball by a "kick-out." If any player, guarding his own goal, receives the ball from his own ..."

4. Football for Player and Spectator: By Fielding H. Yost . . by Fielding Harris Yost (1905)
"(c) A Kick-out is a drop-kick, place-kick or punt made by a player of the side ... When kicking out from the ten or twenty-five-yard line on a kick-out, ..."

5. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"(c) Time shall not be called for the end of a half until the ball is dead, and in case of a touchdown, the try-at-goal shall be allowed. kick-out, ..."

6. Athletics and Football by Montague Shearman (1887)
"When goals have been changed at half-time, the side which did not kick off at the commencement of the game shall then kick off. 38. kick out is a drop ..."

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