drive




drive - noun

  • the act of applying force to propel something
  • a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
  • a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
  • a road leading up to a private house
  • the trait of being highly motivated
  • hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
  • the act of driving a herd of animals overland
  • a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
  • a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
  • (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
  • a wide scenic road planted with trees
  • (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)

  • drive - verb

    • operate or control a vehicle
    • travel or be transported in a vehicle
    • cause someone or something to move by driving
    • force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
    • to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly
    • cause to move back by force or influence
    • compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
    • push, propel, or press with force
    • cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
    • strive and make an effort to reach a goal
    • move into a desired direction of discourse
    • have certain properties when driven
    • work as a driver
    • move by being propelled by a force
    • urge forward
    • proceed along in a vehicle
    • strike with a driver, as in teeing off
    • hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally
    • excavate horizontally
    • cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling
    • hunting: search for game
    • hunting: chase from cover into more open ground

    drive - thesaurus

    aim   campaign   cause   crusade   driveway   driving   effort   force   get   labor American English spelling   labour British English spelling   motor   movement   parkway   push   ram   repel   repulse   ride   take   thrust   tug  

    Scrabble score for drive

    d is 2 r is 1 i is 1 v is 4 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 9

    generated at 14:51:58 on 28-09-22

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