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phrasal verb
  1. 1
    informal to begin, or to begin something

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of kick off

  2. 2
    when a football game kicks off, a player starts it by kicking the ball

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of kick off

  3. 4
    to make your shoes come off by shaking your feet

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