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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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Compared with results from 2009, The Hartford 2010 Drivability Survey confirmed driver attitudes about traffic, mobility and potential solutions to improve the "drivability" of their cities:
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As reported earlier, Thomas Somerville, 83, is owed pounds 5,000 from Drivability but despite taking the company to court is worried he won't get paid.
The Hartford 2009 Drivability Survey identified two classifications of drivers - "Easy Riders" and "Hard Travelers" - that have very different attitudes and perceptions about driving based on lifestyle factors.
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Trading Standards are aware of Drivability UK Ltd after receiving several complaints about them, but again seem powerless to take action now the company has seemingly gone out of business.
I took it back to Drivability in Paddock where I bought it and they said they would look at it.
NYSE:CMI) announced today the availability of its Dodge Ram Turbo Diesel engine for the 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 models beginning January 2007, providing increased performance for outstanding towing capability and drivability.
Along with their drivability, the cars are as sleek and stylish as they were when they were built, earning them significant show honors at Meadowbrook and the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance.
SAM provides drivers the power to quickly and easily identify existing, as well as potential drivability and safety restraint problems.
5 degrees Celsius temperatures with a -10 degrees C wind chill for 10 hours, test drivers rated its starting, idling and drivability characteristics either excellent or very good.
SRS WOW will provide passengers the same clear, dynamic audio experience enjoyed from home theater systems to further support the core values of the new Subaru Legacy - drivability, comfort and a friendly environment.