Definition of Kick The Tires

The process of testing and examining a product, service, or idea to determine its value or potential. It can refer to examining the features and benefits of a product, testing the usability of a service, or evaluating the viability of an idea.

Example: After seeing a product demo of the software solution, the potential buyer wanted to kick the tires, and test the product themselves before committing to a purchase.

Variations: kicked the tires

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"Kick The Tires" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "Kick The Tires" was last updated in 2023.

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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Word of the Day

Date: 05/18/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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"Kick The Tires." Dictionary, Accessed 05/18/2024.