- (transitive) To kick or strike so as to cause the object struck to collapse or fall inwards.
- Upon hearing residents in the burning house, the passerby kicked in the front door and yelled to those inside.
- (intransitive, idiomatic) To start, connect, or take effect, especially in a sudden way.
- You have to push the switch hard to get the heater to kick in.
- I took my medication an hour ago, and it hasn't kicked in yet.
- (transitive and intransitive, idiomatic) To contribute, especially to a collection of money.
- For the year-end party, we're asking each employee to kick in twenty dollars.
- This is a worthy charity, so everyone should kick in.
- Russian: вышиба́ть
- Russian: (неожи́данно
- Russian: вноси́ть