kick out
transitive verb Date: 1697 to dismiss or eject forcefully or summarily

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  • kick\ out — • kick out • boot out v informal To make (someone) go or leave; get rid of; dismiss. The boys made so much noise at the movie that the manager kicked them out. The chief of police was booted out of office because he was a crook. Syn.: throw… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • kick out — [v] get rid of ax, boot*, bounce*, can*, cashier*, chase, chuck, discharge, dismiss, drop, eject, evict, expel, extrude, fire, oust, out, reject, remove, sack*, throw out, toss out; concepts 180,351,384 Ant. allow, hold, keep …   New thesaurus

  • kick out — ► kick out informal expel or dismiss. Main Entry: ↑kick …   English terms dictionary

  • kick out — index evict, expel Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • kick out — verb 1. force to leave or move out He was expelled from his native country • Syn: ↑expel, ↑throw out • Derivationally related forms: ↑expulsion (for: ↑expel) …   Useful english dictionary

  • kick out — phrasal verb Word forms kick out : present tense I/you/we/they kick out he/she/it kicks out present participle kicking out past tense kicked out past participle kicked out 1) [transitive] informal to force someone to leave a place or organization …   English dictionary

  • kick out — verb a) To eject, throw out, or forcefully remove (someone or something). They will kick out a disruptive patron. b) To stop, stall, or disconnect suddenly. I got kicked out for eating inside. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • kick out — PHRASAL VERB To kick someone out of a place means to force them to leave it. [INFORMAL] → See also kick 3) [V n P of n] The country s leaders kicked five foreign journalists out of the country... [V n …   English dictionary

  • kick out — Synonyms and related words: ax, boot out, bounce, can, cashier, cast, cast out, chase, chuck, chuck out, defenestrate, detrude, discard, discharge, dismiss, drop, eject, elect, evict, exclude, expel, extrude, fire, give the hook, heave out,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • kick out — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. reject, throw out, eject; see dismiss 1 , oust , remove 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb Slang. To put out by force: bump, dismiss, eject, evict, expel, oust, throw out. Informal: chuck. Slang: boot1 (out), bounce.… …   English dictionary for students

  • kick out — or[boot out] {v.}, {informal} To make (someone) go or leave; get rid of; dismiss. * /The boys made so much noise at the movie that the manager kicked them out./ * /The chief of police was booted out of office because he was a crook./ Syn.: THROW… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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