Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun kick_up

1 sense of kick up

Sense 1
kick up -- (raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand)
       => exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout -- (the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit")

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

2 senses of kick up

Sense 1
kick up -- (cause to rise by kicking; "kick up dust")
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

Sense 2
provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up -- (evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple")
       => cause, do, make -- (give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident")

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