Drive Meaning

There are 34 meaning(s) for word Drive

Drive Meaning 1 : hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver

    Example : he sliced his drive out of bounds

    Synonyms : driving
Drive Meaning 2 : the act of applying force to propel something

    Example : after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

    Synonyms : driving force,  thrust
Drive Meaning 3 : a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)

    Example : he took the family for a drive in his new car

    Synonyms : ride
Drive Meaning 4 : force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically

    Example : He drives me mad

    Synonyms : force,  ram
Drive Meaning 5 : have certain properties when driven

    Example : My new truck drives well

    Synonyms : ride
Drive Meaning 6 : move into a desired direction of discourse

    Synonyms : aim,  get
Drive Meaning 7 : a road leading up to a private house

    Example : they parked in the driveway

    Synonyms : driveway,  private road
Drive Meaning 8 : cause to move back by force or influence

    Synonyms : beat back,  force back,  push back,  repel,  repulse
Drive Meaning 9 : strive and make an effort to reach a goal

    Synonyms : labor,  labour,  push,  tug
Drive Meaning 10 : a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

    Example : the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant

    Synonyms : campaign,  cause,  crusade,  effort,  movement
Drive Meaning 11 : a wide scenic road planted with trees

    Example : the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views

    Synonyms : parkway
Drive Meaning 12 : travel or be transported in a vehicle

    Synonyms : motor
Drive Meaning 13 : proceed along in a vehicle

    Example : We drive the turnpike to work

    Synonyms : take
Drive Meaning 14 : a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine

    Example : a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

Drive Meaning 15 : a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire

Drive Meaning 16 : cause someone or something to move by driving

Drive Meaning 17 : cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling

    Example : The amplifier drives the tube,steam drives the engines,this device drives the disks for the computer

Drive Meaning 18 : cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force

    Example : drive the ball far out into the field

Drive Meaning 19 : compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment

Drive Meaning 20 : (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium

Drive Meaning 21 : excavate horizontally

    Example : drive a tunnel

Drive Meaning 22 : hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally

    Example : drive a ball

Drive Meaning 23 : (hunting) chase from cover into more open ground

    Example : drive the game

Drive Meaning 24 : (hunting) search for game

    Example : drive the forest

Drive Meaning 25 : move by being propelled by a force

Drive Meaning 26 : operate or control a vehicle

    Example : drive a car or bus,Can you drive this four-wheel truck?

Drive Meaning 27 : push, propel, or press with force

Drive Meaning 28 : (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)

Drive Meaning 29 : strike with a driver, as in teeing off

    Example : drive a golf ball

Drive Meaning 30 : the act of driving a herd of animals overland

Drive Meaning 31 : the trait of being highly motivated

    Example : his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers

Drive Meaning 32 : to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly

    Example : She is driven by her passion

Drive Meaning 33 : urge forward

    Example : drive the cows into the barn

Drive Meaning 34 : work as a driver

    Example : He drives a bread truck,She drives for the taxi company in Newark

How to Pronounce Drive

  • draɪv