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(dr[imac]v), v. t. [imp. Drove
(dr[=a]v); p. p. Driven
pr. & vb. n. Driving
.] [AS. dr[=i]fan; akin to OS.
dr[=i]ban, D. drijven, OHG. tr[=i]ban, G. treiben, Icel.
dr[=i]fa, Goth. dreiban. Cf. Drift
1. 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.
A storm came on and drove them into Pylos. --Jowett
Shield pressed on shield, and man drove man along.
Go drive the deer and drag the finny prey. --Pope.
2. 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.
How . . . proud he was to drive such a brother!
3. 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. “ Enough to
drive one mad.”
He, driven to dismount, threatened, if I did not do
the like, to do as much for my horse as fortune had
done for his. --Sir P.
4. To carry or; to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute.
[Now used only colloquially.] --Bacon.
The trade of life can not be driven without
5. To clear, by forcing away what is contained.
To drive the country, force the swains away.
6. (Mining) To dig Horizontally; to cut a horizontal gallery
or tunnel. --Tomlinson.
7. To pass away; -- said of time. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
8. Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to
propel (the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
9. to operate (a vehicle) while it is on motion, by
manipulating the controls, such as the steering,
propulsion, and braking mechanisms.
old imp. of Drive