Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb kick_around

3 senses of kick around

Sense 1
kick around, knock about, kick about -- (be around; be alive or active; "Does the old man still kick around?")
       => exist, be -- (have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?")

Sense 2
kick around -- (treat badly; abuse; "They won't have me to kick around any more!")
       => mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treat -- (treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead")

Sense 3
bandy, kick around -- (discuss lightly; "We bandied around these difficult questions")
       => hash out, discuss, talk over -- (speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget")

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