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Kick out   /kɪk aʊt/   Listen
Kick out

Force to leave or move out.  Synonyms: expel, throw out.
Remove from a position or office.  Synonyms: boot out, drum out, expel, oust, throw out.

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"Kick out" Quotes from Famous Books

... sometimes that way in politics, you know. He was a mighty determined man, and one that would talk out in convention, whatever happened. Whenever they got to twisting things too much and doing what wasn't just honest, I suppose he'd kick out. Anyhow, he didn't get up, and I've always ...
— Twelve Men • Theodore Dreiser

... duty to extinguish the flames, even at the cost of some risk to ourselves. It is clear that the act will conduce to pleasure and to the avoidance of pain. We should feel an equally instinctive desire to kick out of the room a man whom we saw making incisions in the flesh of a human being if we did not know that he was a surgeon, and that the making of incisions will tend to save the man's life. Were a competent physician ...
— Human Traits and their Social Significance • Irwin Edman

... given up the struggle and dropped into rest, but for Dick—never! A great calmness came to him. He rolled over with his head thrown back until all but his face was under water. This floated clear of the surface as he lay back and drew air into his smothered lungs in great gulps. He began to kick out with his feet and was soon swimming on his back toward the bank, making fair progress with little effort. Some of his strength came back, and he found that he was easily dragging Dick along, happily with his face upward. Hope took the place of despair, and Ned felt that now he could swim for hours. ...
— Dick in the Everglades • A. W. Dimock

... the colonel said, slamming three bills down on the table. "I'll give that much for it no matter how it works. The boys in the shop will get a kick out of it," he tapped the winged rocket on his chest. "Now really—what holds ...
— Toy Shop • Henry Maxwell Dempsey

... parsnips. "You go right back," said he, "and kick out that bonehead marshal of yours and put a full-sized man into his place, a man that will cut that gun-play out and distribute a few of those plug-uglies over the landscape. What chance have I got in this Legislature as the 'Senator ...
— They of the High Trails • Hamlin Garland

... does look a bit of a Bogey, but then he may prove just a big Benefactor, And if he should work on the cheap, kill Corruption, and kick out the knavish Contractor, Without piling Pelion on Ossa (of rates) on my back, till my legs with the "tottle" limp, I shall "learn to love him" as Giant Beneficent, not a big, ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, December 3, 1892 • Various

Words linked to "Kick out" :   boot out, ostracize, bar, suspend, remove, ostracise, ban, blackball, relegate, excommunicate, turf out, exclude, displace, depose, drum out, banish, chuck out, extradite, deliver, expel, eject, exile, throw out, turn out, shun, force out, oust, cast out, move, debar, deport, expatriate

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