DRIVE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Drive Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To rush and press with violence; to move furiously.
  2. (n.) In type founding and forging, an impression or matrix, formed by a punch drift.
  3. (v. i.) To be forced along; to be impelled; to be moved by any physical force or agent; to be driven.
  4. (v. t.) 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.
  5. (p. p.) Driven.
  6. (v. t.) To dig Horizontally; to cut a horizontal gallery or tunnel.
  7. (v. t.) To carry or; to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute.
  8. (n.) The act of driving; a trip or an excursion in a carriage, as for exercise or pleasure; -- distinguished from a ride taken on horseback.
  9. (v. t.) To pass away; -- said of time.
  10. (v. i.) To distrain for rent.
  11. (v. i.) To go by carriage; to pass in a carriage; to proceed by directing or urging on a vehicle or the animals that draw it; as, the coachman drove to my door.
  12. (n.) Violent or rapid motion; a rushing onward or away; esp., a forced or hurried dispatch of business.
  13. (v. t.) To urge on and direct the motions of, as the beasts which draw a vehicle, or the vehicle borne by them; hence, also, to take in a carriage; to convey in a vehicle drawn by beasts; as, to drive a pair of horses or a stage; to drive a person to his own door.
  14. (v. i.) To press forward; to aim, or tend, to a point; to make an effort; to strive; -- usually with at.
  15. (n.) A place suitable or agreeable for driving; a road prepared for driving.
  16. (n.) A collection of objects that are driven; a mass of logs to be floated down a river.
  17. (v. t.) To clear, by forcing away what is contained.
  18. (v. t.) To urge, impel, or hurry forward; to force; to constrain; to urge, press, or bring to a point or state; as, to drive a person by necessity, by persuasion, by force of circumstances, by argument, and the like.
  19. (n.) A stroke from the tee, generally a full shot made with a driver; also, the distance covered by such a stroke.
  20. (n.) 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.
  21. (n.) A coopers hammer for driving on barrel hoops.
  22. (n.) A wooden-headed golf club with a long shaft, for playing the longest strokes.
  23. (n.) A mallet.
  24. (v. t.) Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to propel (the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible throw.
  25. (v. i.) To make a drive, or stroke from the tee.
  26. (n.) An implement used for driving;
  27. (n.) A tamping iron.


Synonyms:
Aim, Campaign, Cause, Crusade, Driveway, Driving, Effort, Force, Get, Labor, Motor, Movement, Push, Ram, Repel, Repulse, Ride, Take, Thrust, Tug,

• Driveler Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A slaverer; a slabberer; an idiot; a fool.


• Drivelled Definition & Synonyms

  1. () of Drivel


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