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Definition of "drive" []

  • To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward: drove the horses into the corral. (verb-transitive)
  • To repulse or put to flight by force or influence: drove the attackers away; drove out any thought of failure. (verb-transitive)
  • To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle). (verb-transitive)
  • To convey or transport in a vehicle: drove the children to school. (verb-transitive)
  • To traverse in a vehicle: drive the freeways to work. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "drive" in a sentence
  • "They ask for the image to be on a flash drive, then use the *drive* as the decoration."
  • "Cone drive: Another old system that is often used in factories is the “cone drive” system."
  • "If they make it hard for people them to get drivers licenses -- the primary purpose of which is to say somebody knows how to drive* -- then they won't drive legally."