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Synonyms for drive

Synonyms for drive

to force to move or advance with or as if with blows or pressure

to urge to move along


to move or advance against strong resistance

to run and control (a motor vehicle)

to set or keep going

to force to work


to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

to cause to penetrate with force

to fix (an idea, for example) in someone's mind by reemphasis and repetition

to look for and pursue (game) in order to capture or kill it

a trip in a motor vehicle

an organized effort to accomplish a purpose

an aggressive readiness along with energy to undertake taxing efforts

Synonyms for drive

the act of applying force to propel something

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

a road leading up to a private house

hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver

the act of driving a herd of animals overland

a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)

a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire

a wide scenic road planted with trees


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

operate or control a vehicle

travel or be transported in a vehicle

force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically

to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly

cause to move back by force or influence

compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment

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push, propel, or press with force

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cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

move into a desired direction of discourse


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have certain properties when driven


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work as a driver

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move by being propelled by a force

urge forward

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strike with a driver, as in teeing off

hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally

excavate horizontally

cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling

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hunting: search for game

hunting: chase from cover into more open ground

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The Hartford Drivability Survey polled American drivers nationwide, and examined a number of metropolitan areas in detail - including Texas markets Dallas, Austin and San Antonio.
When he died we phoned Drivability and they said they would sell it on our behalf.
No-one at Drivability could be contacted by The Examiner but the company has not been listed as dissolved with Companies House.
The highly sophisticated engine uses electronically controlled sequential fuel injection, which optimizes the fuel mixture and creates a precise burn, higher output and lower emissions to aid drivability.
Direct injection fuel delivery injects gasoline directly into the engine's combustion chamber, enabling the vehicle to start with less fuel while simultaneously improving vehicle drivability and emissions.
This chassis has a hydraulically steered tag axle which improves turning radius, drivability and reduces tire wear and tear.
Owners will love the way this truck saves money and generates profits, and drivers will love the drivability and comfort we've packed inside.
The drivability, reliability and lower operation cost of AUV bus will be the biggest highlights to attract the bus fleet customers.
UPS conducted a three-month field trial of an International Truck with an Eaton prototype system, which provided invaluable driver feedback regarding the system operation and drivability.
This advanced design reduces the number of components and associated wear, while providing the vehicle manufacturer with the capability to tune the vehicle drivability and performance by platform and model.
Atkisson said his Kar Plus shops have specialized in basic maintenance, engine tune-ups and drivability.
com), engine intake systems are increasingly susceptible to the buildup of deposits that can gradually deprive them of their power, performance, drivability and fuel efficiency.
These lower displacements will require boosting to maintain performance, drivability, and emissions compliance.
The study demonstrated excellent hemodynamics, ample X-ray visibility and easy drivability through 6 French (2.