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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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Drivable destinations or those that will entail overnight train journeys are best suited for last minute travel plans
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And while this is a concept car, it, like all of the concepts that Haller and his colleagues put together, is a drivable vehicle.
That has given us a much more drivable engine on the road course.
Fully drivable with 300bhp and electronically controlled all-wheel drive, the Heico C30 features height-adjustable suspension and a six-layer camouflage paint job.
That means being drivable whatever the UK roads, traffic and weather throw at it.
Lee Corcoran, of Moreton Driving Range who opened with an eagle at the drivable first hole, finished second with 42.
Ron contacted the AA to see if he could claim back the money, but they said that he couldn't because the car was still drivable, and that they only paid out if the car was immobile.
It's not often you hit concrete at 200mph and still find the car drivable.
I had a goal today to birdie the par fives and the two drivable par fours, the eighth and the 14th.
With more than 1,000 horsepower, a top speed in excess of 248 mph, acceleration from zero-to-62 mph in less than three seconds, the doubters thought it simply impossible to produce a super sports car with this level of performance while remaining controllable and drivable.
The car suffered several slashes and deep broadsword puncture wounds, but was drivable.
The drivable par four sixteenth is a good example: we changed the teeing positions because of trees revealed during clearing.
At first, the cafe will focus on travelling to events in the Southeast as they are the most drivable.
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