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English noun: kickoff

1. kickoff (act) (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score


Broader (hypernym)beginning, commencement, place kick, place-kicking, start


Domain categoryfootball, football game

2. kickoff (time) the time at which something is supposed to begin


SamplesThey got an early start.
She knew from the get-go that he was the man for her.


Synonymsbeginning, commencement, first, get-go, offset, outset, showtime, start, starting time


Broader (hypernym)point, point in time


Narrower (hyponym)birth, incipience, incipiency, starting point, terminus a quo, threshold


Antonymsend, ending, middle

3. kickoff (event) a start given to contestants


SamplesI was there with my parents at the kickoff.


Synonymssend-off, start-off


Broader (hypernym)start









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