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drive

noun (n)

  • the act of applying force to propel something (noun.act)
    Example:
    After reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off.
    source: wordnet30
  • a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine (noun.artifact)
    Example:
    A variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds.
    source: wordnet30
  • a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end (noun.act)
    Example:
    The team was ready for a drive toward the pennant.
    source: wordnet30
  • a road leading up to a private house (noun.artifact)
    Example:
    They parked in the driveway.
    source: wordnet30
  • the trait of being highly motivated (noun.attribute)
    Example:
    His drive and energy exhausted his co-workers.
    source: wordnet30
  • hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver (noun.act)
    Synonym: driving
    Example:
    He sliced his drive out of bounds.
    source: wordnet30
  • the act of driving a herd of animals overland (noun.act)
    source: wordnet30
  • a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile) (noun.act)
    Synonym: ride
    Example:
    He took the family for a drive in his new car.
    source: wordnet30
  • a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire (noun.state)
    source: wordnet30
  • (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • a wide scenic road planted with trees (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: parkway
    Example:
    The riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views.
    source: wordnet30
  • (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash) (noun.act)
    source: wordnet30
  • The act of driving; a trip or an excursion in a carriage, as for exercise or pleasure; -- distinguished from a ride taken on horseback. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • In various games, as tennis, cricket, etc., the act of player who drives the ball; the stroke or blow; the flight of the ball, etc., so driven. (noun)
    source: webster1913

preposition (pre)

  • Driven. (preposition)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • operate or control a vehicle (verb.motion)
    Example:
    Drive a car or bus.
    Can you drive this four-wheel truck?.
    source: wordnet30
  • travel or be transported in a vehicle (verb.motion)
    Synonym: motor
    source: wordnet30
  • cause someone or something to move by driving (verb.motion)
    source: wordnet30
  • force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically (verb.contact)
    Synonym: force, ram
    Example:
    He drives me mad.
    source: wordnet30
  • to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly (verb.social)
    Example:
    She is driven by her passion.
    source: wordnet30
  • cause to move back by force or influence (verb.contact)
    source: wordnet30
  • compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment (verb.creation)
    source: wordnet30
  • push, propel, or press with force (verb.contact)
    Example:
    Drive a nail into the wall.
    source: wordnet30
  • cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force (verb.contact)
    Example:
    Drive the ball far out into the field.
    source: wordnet30
  • strive and make an effort to reach a goal (verb.social)
    Synonym: labor, labour, push, tug
    source: wordnet30
  • move into a desired direction of discourse (verb.communication)
    Synonym: aim, get
    source: wordnet30
  • have certain properties when driven (verb.stative)
    Example:
    My new truck drives well.
    source: wordnet30
  • work as a driver (verb.social)
    Example:
    He drives a bread truck.
    She drives for the taxi company in Newark.
    source: wordnet30
  • move by being propelled by a force (verb.motion)
    source: wordnet30
  • urge forward (verb.motion)
    Example:
    Drive the cows into the barn.
    source: wordnet30
  • proceed along in a vehicle (verb.motion)
    Synonym: take
    Example:
    We drive the turnpike to work.
    source: wordnet30
  • strike with a driver, as in teeing off (verb.contact)
    Example:
    Drive a golf ball.
    source: wordnet30
  • hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally (verb.contact)
    Example:
    Drive a ball.
    source: wordnet30
  • excavate horizontally (verb.contact)
    Example:
    Drive a tunnel.
    source: wordnet30
  • cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling (verb.consumption)
    Example:
    The amplifier drives the tube.
    Steam drives the engines.
    This device drives the disks for the computer.
    source: wordnet30
  • hunting: search for game (verb.competition)
    Example:
    Drive the forest.
    source: wordnet30
  • hunting: chase from cover into more open ground (verb.competition)
    Example:
    Drive the game.
    source: wordnet30
  • To impel or urge onward by force in a direction away from one, or along before one; to push forward; to compel to move on; to communicate motion to; as, to drive cattle; to drive a nail; smoke drives persons from a room. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To rush and press with violence; to move furiously. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To make a drive, or stroke from the tee. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to propel (the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible throw. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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