drove drove  /d ˈroʊv/


  1. (n) a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together
  2. (n) a moving crowd
  3. (n) a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone
  4. (n) the act of applying force to propel something
  5. (n) a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
  6. (n) a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
  7. (n) a road leading up to a private house
  8. (n) the trait of being highly motivated
  9. (n) hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
  10. (n) the act of driving a herd of animals overland
  11. (n) a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
  12. (n) a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
  13. (n) (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
  14. (n) a wide scenic road planted with trees
  15. (n) (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)
  16. (v) operate or control a vehicle
  17. (v) travel or be transported in a vehicle
  18. (v) cause someone or something to move by driving
  19. (v) force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
  20. (v) to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly
  21. (v) cause to move back by force or influence
  22. (v) compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
  23. (v) push, propel, or press with force
  24. (v) cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
  25. (v) strive and make an effort to reach a goal
  26. (v) move into a desired direction of discourse
  27. (v) have certain properties when driven
  28. (v) work as a driver
  29. (v) move by being propelled by a force
  30. (v) urge forward
  31. (v) proceed along in a vehicle
  32. (v) strike with a driver, as in teeing off
  33. (v) hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally
  34. (v) excavate horizontally
  35. (v) cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling
  36. (v) hunting: search for game
  37. (v) hunting: chase from cover into more open ground


  1. So he drove me to the station and that's when he paid me.
  2. It was loud and it was tinny, but we drove that car across the country three times and it never failed us.
  3. Thousands of East Germans drove their Trabants over the border when the Wall fell, which made it a kind of automotive liberator.


  1. Man drove into pedestrian, police car, GPD says

    A man parked at a gas station intentionally drove into a pedestrian and knocked him over before fleeing and later crashing into a police car, according to a Gainesville Police report.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Gainesville Sun

  2. Police: UPMC guard drove others to drug deal

    A guard for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has been arrested on drug charges after suburban police say he drove three others to a drug transaction and was found with heroin paraphernalia.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WTRF Wheeling

  3. I drove a Mercedes GL63 AMG 1,000 miles over the last week.

    I drove a Mercedes GL63 AMG 1,000 miles over the last week. More on the whole trip soon, but what do you think the average MPG was?
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Jalopnik


  1. "Britain resolved, even more surely, to defeat the extremism and intolerance which drove the attackers and stand up for the values of freedom, democracy and the rule of law which as a nation we cherish," Blair said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Tony Blair Source: FOXNews

  2. "For those who saw the signs of hatred as our cars drove in tonight, I think it's a good time for those who voted for the ban against gay marriage to sit and reflect on their great shame, and their shame in their grandchildren's eyes if they...
    on Feb 22, 2009 By: Sean Penn Source: FOXNews

  3. "It's our ability to sing that inspired and drove the emotions," Jordaan said.
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Danny Jordaan Source: New York Times

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