Synonyms to kick off

antecede, announce, antedate, anticipate, be before, be early, come before, come first, forerun, front, go ahead of, go before, go in advance, have priority, head, head the table, head up, herald, lead, lead off, outrank, pace, precede, precurse, predate, preexist, proclaim, rank, rate, stand first, take precedence, usher in, play first fiddle, rank first, rank out, star, pass out, be consumed, be drunk, be gone, be intoxicated, black out, bow out, buy it, cash in, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, check in, check out, circulate, come across with, crap out, croak, decease, deliver, deliver over, dematerialize, demise, depart, die, die away, die out, disappear, dispel, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, distribute, do a fade-out, drop, drop off, dwindle, egress, erode, evanesce, evaporate, exit, expire, fade, fade away, fade out, faint, fall senseless, flee, fly, fork over, forward, get out,