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Verb: kick in
  1. Enter a particular state
    "After a few moments, the effects of the drug kicked in";
    - set in
  2. Provide a part of a whole amount; give towards some cause
    - contribute, give, chip in [informal]
  3. Open violently
    "kick in the doors";
    - kick down

Derived forms: kicks in, kicked in, kicking in

See also: kick

Type of: begin, destroy, give, ruin, start