Definitions of drive

The word drive uses 5 letters:deirv.

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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. 2

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. 2

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. 2

v. t. - To carry or; to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute. 2

v. t. - To clear, by forcing away what is contained. 2

v. t. - To dig Horizontally; to cut a horizontal gallery or tunnel. 2

v. t. - To pass away; -- said of time. 2

v. i. - To rush and press with violence; to move furiously. 2

v. i. - To be forced along; to be impelled; to be moved by any physical force or agent; to be driven. 2

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. 2

v. i. - To press forward; to aim, or tend, to a point; to make an effort; to strive; -- usually with at. 2

v. i. - To distrain for rent. 2

p. p. - Driven. 2

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. 2

n. - A place suitable or agreeable for driving; a road prepared for driving. 2

n. - Violent or rapid motion; a rushing onward or away; esp., a forced or hurried dispatch of business. 2

n. - In type founding and forging, an impression or matrix, formed by a punch drift. 2

n. - A collection of objects that are driven; a mass of logs to be floated down a river. 2

v. i. - To make a drive, or stroke from the tee. 2

v. t. - Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to propel (the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible throw. 2

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. 2

n. - A stroke from the tee, generally a full shot made with a driver; also, the distance covered by such a stroke. 2

n. - An implement used for driving; 2

n. - A mallet. 2

n. - A tamping iron. 2

n. - A cooper's hammer for driving on barrel hoops. 2

n. - A wooden-headed golf club with a long shaft, for playing the longest strokes. 2


Direct anagrams of drive

diver10 rived10