Definition of "kick-started" []

  • To start (a motorcycle engine) by means of a pedal that is kicked downwards (verb)
  • To make (something) active, functional, or productive again (verb)
  • An action or event resulting in the reactivation of something (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of kick-start. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kick-started" in a sentence
  • "Popular movements in France, Sweden and elsewhere have kick-started over similar measures."
  • "Friday's skid erases a week of strength for financials, kick-started last week by Warren Buffett 's $5 billion investment in Bank of America."
  • "It's been a long road: Two years ago, the Anixter Family Foundation kick-started our campaign with a $50,000 gift to replace the school's outdated science curriculum."
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