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drive
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 27
1. A place suitable or agreeable for driving; a road prepared for driving.
4. A collection of objects that are driven; a mass of logs to be floated down a river.
5. In various games, as tennis, cricket, etc., the act of player who drives the ball; the stroke or blow; the flight of the ball, etc., so driven.
6. A stroke from the tee, generally a full shot made with a driver; also, the distance covered by such a stroke.
8. A mallet.
9. A tamping iron.
10. A cooper's hammer for driving on barrel hoops.
11. A wooden- headed golf club with a long shaft, for playing the longest strokes.
Part of Speech: past participle
1. Driven.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To rush and press with violence; to move furiously.
5. To make a drive, or stroke from the tee.
6. To press forward; to aim, or tend, to a point; to make an effort; to strive; - usually with at.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To impel or urge onward by force in a direction away from one, or along before one; to push forward; to compel to move on; to communicate motion to; as, to drive cattle; to drive a nail; smoke drives persons from a room.
3. To carry or; to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute.
4. To clear, by forcing away what is contained.
6. Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to propel ( the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible throw.
7. To urge on and direct the motions of, as the beasts which draw a vehicle, or the vehicle borne by them; hence, also, to take in a carriage; to convey in a vehicle drawn by beasts; as, to drive a pair of horses or a stage.
8. To pass away; - said of time.
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