kick in

Definitions of kick in
  1. verb
    open violently
    kick in the doors”
    synonyms: kick down
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    type of:
    destroy, ruin
    destroy completely; damage irreparably
  2. verb
    enter a particular state
    synonyms: set in
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    type of:
    begin, start
    have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
  3. verb
    contribute to some cause
    synonyms: chip in, contribute, give
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    add together from different sources
    type of:
    transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
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