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English → English (WordNet) Definition: drove drive n 1: the act of applying force to propel something; “after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off” [syn: thrust, driving force] 2: a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine; “a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds” 3: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; “he supported populist campaigns”; “they worked in the cause of world peace”; “the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant”; “the movement to end slavery”; “contributed to the war effort” [syn: campaign, cause, crusade, movement, effort] 4: a road leading up to a private house; “they parked in the driveway” [syn: driveway, private road] 5: the trait of being highly motivated; “his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers” 6: hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; “he sliced his drive out of bounds” [syn: driving] 7: the act of driving a herd of animals overland 8: a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; “he took the family for a drive in his new car” [syn: ride] 9: a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire 10: (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium 11: a wide scenic road planted with trees; “the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views” [syn: parkway] 12: (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash) [also: drove, driven] drive v 1: operate or control a vehicle; “drive a car or bus”; “Can you drive this four-wheel truck?” 2: travel or be transported in a vehicle; “We drove to the university every morning”; “They motored to London for the theater” [syn: motor] 3: cause someone or something to move by driving; “She drove me to school every day”; “We drove the car to the garage” 4: force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; “She rammed her mind into focus”; “He drives me mad” [syn: force, ram] 5: to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly; “She is driven by her passion” 6: cause to move back by force or influence; “repel the enemy”; “push back the urge to smoke”; “beat back the invaders” [syn: repel, repulse, force back, push back, beat back ] [ant: attract] 7: compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment; “She finally drove him to change jobs” 8: push, propel, or press with force; “Drive a nail into the wall” 9: cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force; “drive the ball far out into the field” 10: strive and make an effort to reach a goal; “She tugged for years to make a decent living”; “We have to push a little to make the deadline!”; “She is driving away at her doctoral thesis” [syn: tug, labor, labour, push] 11: move into a desired direction of discourse; “What are you driving at?” [syn: get, aim] 12: have certain properties when driven; “This car rides smoothly”; “My new truck drives well” [syn: ride] 13: work as a driver; “He drives a bread truck”; “She drives for the taxi company in Newark” 14: move by being propelled by a force; “The car drove around the corner” 15: urge forward; “drive the cows into the barn” 16: proceed along in a vehicle; “We drive the turnpike to work” [syn: take] 17: strike with a driver, as in teeing off; “drive a golfball” 18: hit very hard and straight with the bat swinging more or less vertically; “drive a ball” 19: excavate horizontally; “drive a tunnel” 20: cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling; “The amplifier drives the tube”; “steam drives the engines”; “this device drives the disks for the computer” 21: hunting: search for game; “drive the forest” 22: hunting: chase from cover into more open ground; “drive the game” [also: drove, driven] drove n 1: a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together 2: a moving crowd [syn: horde, swarm] 3: a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone [syn: drove chisel] drove See drive
English → English (gcide) Definition: Drove Drive \Drive\ (dr[imac]v), v. t. [imp. Drove (dr[=o]v), formerly Drave (dr[=a]v); p. p. Driven (dr[i^]v'n); p. 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, Drove.] 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. [1913 Webster] A storm came on and drove them into Pylos. --Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster] Shield pressed on shield, and man drove man along. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Go drive the deer and drag the finny prey. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] How . . . proud he was to drive such a brother! --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 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.” --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 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. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 4. To carry or; to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute. [Now used only colloquially.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] The trade of life can not be driven without partners. --Collier. [1913 Webster] 5. To clear, by forcing away what is contained. [1913 Webster] To drive the country, force the swains away. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. (Mining) To dig Horizontally; to cut a horizontal gallery or tunnel. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] 7. To pass away; -- said of time. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 8. Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to propel (the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible throw. [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. [PJC] Drove \Drove\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Droved; p. pr. & vb. n. Droving.] [Cf. Drove, n., and Drover.] 1. To drive, as cattle or sheep, esp. on long journeys; to follow the occupation of a drover. He's droving now with Conroy's sheep along the Castlereagh. --Paterson. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To finish, as stone, with a drove or drove chisel. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Drove \Drove\, imp. of Drive. [1913 Webster] Drove \Drove\, n. [AS. dr[=a]f, fr. dr[=i]fan to drive. See Drive.] 1. A collection of cattle driven, or cattle collected for driving; a number of animals, as oxen, sheep, or swine, driven in a body. [1913 Webster] 2. Any collection of irrational animals, moving or driving forward; as, a finny drove. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. A crowd of people in motion. [1913 Webster] Where droves, as at a city gate, may pass. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. A road for driving cattle; a driftway. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 5. (Agric.) A narrow drain or channel used in the irrigation of land. --Simmonds. [1913 Webster] 6. (Masonry) (a) A broad chisel used to bring stone to a nearly smooth surface; -- called also drove chisel. (b) The grooved surface of stone finished by the drove chisel; -- called also drove work. [1913 Webster]


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