|1.||[ noun ] (sport,american football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score|
|Related terms:||place_kick beginning football|
|2.||[ noun ] the time at which something is supposed to begin|
|Synonyms:||beginning start outset first showtime get-go offset starting_time commencement|
"they got an early start" "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
|Related terms:||end middle point threshold birth incipiency terminus_a_quo begin begin originate inaugurate|
|3.||[ noun ] a start given to contestants|
"I was there with my parents at the kickoff"
|Related terms:||start inaugurate|