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Definition of "drove" []

  • Past tense of drive. (verb)
  • A flock or herd being driven in a body. (noun)
  • A large mass of people moving or acting as a body. (noun)
  • A large body of like things. See Synonyms at flock1. (noun)
  • A stonemason's broad-edged chisel used for rough hewing. (noun)

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 "drove" in a sentence
  • "Not a big fan of this theory personally, but the term drove home the idea of ideas as money changing hands."
  • "The cost was a constant worry and issues related to military pay and the number of legions and where they could settle after their term drove a lot of the internal conflict."
  • "And we drove from the Vaucluse all the way to Croatia."