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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 Bot, a beer keg mounted on driveable wheels, has a specially programmed electronic 'brain' which directs it to move along a specific route.
Driveable at full height, the new PB Lifttechnik S225-12ES platform is on hire from access rental specialist, Lifterz.
Rumford played the remaining 13 holes in 11 under par, with an eagle two on the driveable seventh, birdies at the sixth and ninth and then an inward 28 containing seven more birdies.
Full-power driveable versions are ideal for repetitive lifting and maintenance applications.
They called a tow truck to remove my daughter's car from the motorway as it was not driveable.
In economic terms, this is a massive risk equivalent to driving a car which has one tyre badly punctured or failing brakes; it is still driveable but won't perform properly and is likely to be overtaken.
The Motorhome Information Service (MIS) says: "Modern motorhomes really do have everything on board, are very driveable and give you almost complete independence.
Maaco provides high-quality, seamless repairs, total car painting, & specalize in driveable repairs.
not only damage to homes, but to autos that are now not driveable," Loveridge said, adding that more than 130 claims reps have been dispatched across the state to respond to storm claims.
It's not a unique solution," says Moore, "but there are not that many gearboxes out there that have it, but it's necessary on a supercar as the gearbox needs to warm up very quickly to make it driveable.
11 hole--a driveable par 4 for long bombers that is just as manageable to hit an iron off the tee, then lob a second shot onto the green, rather than face a tough up-and-down from a greenside bunker.
The Model 15DVSP AXXESSOR is a driveable vertical stock picker designed to lift workers and products for overhead storage.
Colin Montgomerie, who prior to this week has missed two successive halfway cuts, did chip in for an eagle two at the driveable 10th - the tee had been moved forward to bring the green into range - but he still managed only a 71 and was alongside Clarke at three-under.
Likewise, vehicles earmarked for retirement have to be driveable.
My understanding is that old Army tanks, streetcars and boxcars were buried there,'' said Bailie, who adds that Santa Anita's driveable, 291-yard par-4 17th - appropriately named Desert - ``used to be sand, tee through green.