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drive

drive

 
 
pronunciation:
draIv
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: drives, driving, drove, driven
definition 1: to operate a car, truck, or other vehicle.
Ken's car is broken, so he is driving his neighbor's car.My daughter is learning to drive now.
synonyms:
operate
similar words:
run
definition 2: to take or carry in a vehicle.
I will drive her to the hospital.
synonyms:
take
similar words:
carry, transport
definition 3: to travel by car or truck.
We don't like to take the bus or train, so we always drive into the city.
synonyms:
ride
similar words:
travel
definition 4: to make something move by using force.
I drove the nail deep into the wood.
synonyms:
push
similar words:
advance, move, power, shove
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a trip in a car or other vehicle.
It's only a short drive to my office.
synonyms:
ride, trip
similar words:
outing, run
definition 2: a road for cars and other vehicles to travel on. "Drive" is often part of the name of a road.
Her address is 123 Maple Drive.
synonyms:
road
similar words:
avenue, street
definition 3: a device in a computer for copying or storing information.
The new computer has a CD and DVD drive.
derivation: drivable (driveable) (adj.)
Word Builder: drive +
  • driveway:
    a road that leads from a street to a building.
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  car, transportation, vehicle