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British pronunciation/dɹˈa‌ɪv/
American pronunciation/ˈdɹaɪv/
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to control the movement and the speed of a car, bus, truck, etc. when it is moving

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1.1

to transport a particular person somewhere using a motor vehicle, particularly a private car

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John's brother drove him to the train station for his trip.
She drove her children to school every morning.
His friend drove him to the concert because he didn't have a car.
Can you drive me to the doctor's appointment tomorrow?
1.2

to be able or competent enough to fully control a car and make it move towards the direction one desires

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She's nervous about driving on the highway.
I learned to drive when I was 18.
Do you know how to drive?
1.3

to be the owner of a particular type of vehicle

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My neighbor drives a hybrid electric car.
He drives a red convertible.
They drive a minivan for their family trips.
She drives a motorcycle to work.
Do you drive a manual or automatic transmission car?
1.4

(of a motor vehicle) to be controlled by a driver

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A delivery truck drives down the street, dropping off packages.
She watched as a motorcycle drove by with a loud roar.
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to move something forward swiftly and forcefully

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to make someone act in a specified way, particularly one that is considered inappropriate or unacceptable

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to move, propel, or throw with great force

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to push someone to try or work extremely hard to reach a goal

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to be the influencing factor that causes something to make progress

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to compel a group of animals or people to move in a certain direction

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to compel someone to leave a place, particularly a place they were settled in

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to generate the power necessary to make a machine work

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(primarily in ball games) to kick or hit the ball with such force that sends it flying forward

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to use force in order to create an opening through something

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(in sports) to advance with the ball toward the goal, aiming to score points or create opportunities for the team

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a short road or path leading from a street to a building

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the act of traveling in a vehicle, typically an automobile, to reach a destination

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a wide scenic road planted with trees

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the act of applying force to propel something

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a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine

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a strong desire and determination to succeed

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hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver

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the act of driving a herd of animals overland

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the trait of being highly motivated

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(sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)

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(computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium

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a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire

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You should drive with both hands on the steering wheel.
I usually drive to school, but today I'm taking the bus.
Please be careful and drive within the speed limit.
I like to drive along scenic routes to enjoy the countryside.
After a long day at work, he prefers to drive home in silence.
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