kickback definition

  • noun:
    • A sharp response; a repercussion.
    • Slang A return of a portion of a sum of income currently gotten, typically because of force, coercion, or a secret agreement.
    • A clandestine repayment in substitution for a favor; especially an illegal one
    • Recoil; an abrupt backward motion, usually in direction of the operator.
    • An accident wherein an object becoming cut by a rotating knife or disk, like a circular saw, is caught by the knife and thrown outward
    • A dangerous accumulation of fuel stress at the wellhead
    • The board isolating one bowling lane from another on gap end
    • In agreement connection, an ace asking convention started by the first faltering step above four of the agreed trump match.
    • an element that saves the baseball from draining and propels it back in play.
    • recoil, of a gun or machine, as with older car machines when begun by turning a crank.
    • A secret, and often unlawful, payment, by a recipient of money taken care of goods or services, to a facilitator associated with deal, of some of this cash
    • a commercial bribe compensated by a seller to a purchasing representative in order to cause the representative to get into the exchange
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To recoil; -- of weapons and devices.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To pay (a kickback).
  • verb:
    • pay a kickback; make an illegal repayment
    • springtime back, as from a forceful push

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