[n] the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
[n] a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; "he took the family for a drive in his new car"
[n] the act of driving a herd of animals overland
[n] a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)
[n] hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; "he sliced his drive out of bounds"
[n] 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"
[n] a wide scenic road planted with trees; "the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views"
[n] a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine; "a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds"
[n] (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
[n] a road leading up to a private house; "they parked in the driveway"
[n] the trait of being highly motivated; "his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers"
[n] a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
[v] move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?"
[v] hunting: chase from cover into more open ground; "drive the game"
[v] hunting: search for game; "drive the forest"
[v] 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"
[v] exert oneself, 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"
[v] mining: excavate horizontally; "drive a tunnel"
[v] cricket: hit very hard and straight with the bat swinging more or less vertically; "drive a ball"
[v] golf: strike with a driver, as in teeing off; "drive a golfball"
[v] cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
[v] cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force; "drive the ball far out into the field"
[v] push, propel, or press with force; "Drive the cows into the stable"
[v] force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"
[v] compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment; "She finally drove him to change jobs"
[v] travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater"
[v] proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
[v] operate or control a vehicle; "drive a car or bus"; "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?"
[v] cause someone or something to move by driving; "She drove me to school every day"; "We drove the car to the garage"
[v] move by being propelled by a force; "The car drove around the corner"
[v] work as a driver; "He drives a bread truck"; "She drives for the taxi company in Newark"
[v] to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly; "She is driven by her passion"
[v] have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well"
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aim, beat back, campaign, cause, crusade, driveway, driving, driving force, effort, force back, get, labor, labour, motor, movement, parkway, private road, push, push back, ram, repel, repulse, ride, ride, thrust, tug