Synonyms of kick off


1. kickoff, place kick, place-kicking, beginning, start, commencement

usage: (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score

2. beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset, point, point in time

usage: the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"

3. kickoff, send-off, start-off, start

usage: a start given to contestants; "I was there with my parents at the kickoff"


1. inaugurate, kick off, start, start up, embark on, commence

usage: commence officially

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