Definition of Drive:

  1. The transmission of power to machinery or to the wheels of a motor vehicle.

  2. (of a fact or feeling) compel (someone) to act in a particular way, especially one that is considered undesirable or inappropriate.

  3. An act of driving a group of animals to a particular destination.

  4. (in ball games) a forceful stroke made with a free swing of the bat, racket, or foot against the ball.

  5. Psychology: Arousal which occurs when a need or an intense desire is felt that is strong enough to motivate a person to seek its satisfaction.

  6. An innate, biologically determined urge to attain a goal or satisfy a need.

  7. Computing: Shortened name for a disk drive.

  8. Propel or carry along by force in a specified direction.

  9. Operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle.

  10. An organized effort by a number of people to achieve a particular purpose, often to raise money.

  11. Urge or force (animals or people) to move in a specified direction.

  12. A trip or journey in a car.

Synonyms of Drive

Campaign, Crusade, Movement, Effort, Push, Surge, Appeal, Urge, Appetite, Desire, Need, Impel, Urge, Press, Move, Get going, Power, Propel, Move, Push, Force, Compel, Constrain, Impel, Press, Prompt, Precipitate, Catapult, Autobahn, Sunday drive, US highway, Acceleration, Activity, Actuate, Advance, Advance against, Advance upon, Adventuresomeness, Adventurousness, Aggravated assault, Aggression, Aggressiveness, Airing, Alley, Alleyway, Allude to, Ambition, Ambitiousness, Amperage, Amphibious attack, Angle, Animate, Appeal, Appliance, Approach, Ardor, Armed assault, Armipotence, Army, Arterial, Arterial highway, Arterial street, Artery, Assailing, Assailment, Assault, Attack, Authority, Auto, Automatic response, Autoroute, Autostrada, Avenue, Bait the hook, Bang, Banzai attack, Barnstorm, Be responsible for, Bear, Bear down upon, Bear off, Bear upon, Beat, Beef, Belt highway, Beset, Bicycle, Bike, Bind, Bite, Bitingness, Black power, Blind alley, Blind impulse, Blitz, Blitzkrieg, Bob, Boost, Bore, Boulevard, Bowl, Brain wave, Brainstorm, Breakthrough, Brute force, Buck, Bull, Bulldoze, Bump, Bump against, Bunch, Bunt, Burden, Burrow, Burst, Bus, Bustle, Busy, Butt, Butt against, Bypass, Byway, Cage, Camino real, Campaign, Carriageway, Carry on, Carry out, Carry through, Catch a train, Cause, Cause to, Causeway, Causey, Charge, Charioteer, Charisma, Chase, Chauffeur, Chaussee, Circumferential, Clam, Close, Clout, Coerce, Cogence, Cogency, Colony, Commitment, Compel, Compulsion, Concupiscence, Conduct, Constrain, Constraint, Control, Convenience, Copilot, Corduroy road, Corral, Counterattack, Counteroffensive, County road, Coup de main, Course, Court, Cram, Crescent, Crippling attack, Crowd, Crusade, Cul-de-sac, Curiosity, Cuttingness, Cycle, Dap, Dash, Dead set at, Dead-end street, Deal with, Delve, Demand, Descent on, Desideration, Desire, Determination, Dib, Dibble, Dig, Dig out, Dike, Dint, Direct, Dirt road, Dive, Diversion, Diversionary attack, Dog, Dredge, Drift, Drift off course, Drill, Drive at, Drive on, Driveway, Driving force, Drove, Duress, Dynamism, Eagerness, Effect, Effectiveness, Effectuality, Effort, Egg, Elbow, Energy, Enforce, Engine, Enginery, Enterprise, Enterprisingness, Enthusiasm, Entrain, Excavate, Excursion, Exhort, Exigency, Expedition, Expressway, Facility, Fag, Faith, Falcon, Fall down, Fancy, Fantasy, Fetch away, Fire, Fish, Fixture, Flank, Flank attack, Flash, Fleeting impulse, Flock, Flower power, Flurry, Flush, Flutter, Fly, Fly-fish, Follow the hounds, Force, Force majeure, Forcefulness, Forge ahead, Forward, Fowl, Freeway, Frontal attack, Full blast, Full force, Furrow, Gam, Gang, Gas, Gas attack, Get at, Get-up-and-get, Get-up-and-go, Getaway, Getup, Gig, Ginger, Give an impetus, Give momentum, Go, Go ahead, Go all out, Go by rail, Go fishing, Go hunting, Go-ahead, Go-getting, Go-to-itiveness, Goad, Gouge, Gouge out, Grave, Gravel road, Great cause, Grig, Grip, Groove, Grub, Guddle, Guide, Gumption, Gun, Gut response, Guts, Hammer, Handle, Haste, Have, Have in mind, Hawk, Head-on attack, Helter-skelter, Herd, High-pressure, Highroad, Highway, Highways and byways, Hint at, Hold, Hold the reins, Holy war, Hope, Horme, Host, Hound, Hunt, Hunt down, Hurry, Hurry-scurry, Hurtle, Hustle, Impel, Impellent, Impelling force, Impetus, Imply, Impressiveness, Impulse, Impulsion, Incentive, Incisiveness, Incite, Incitement, Indicate, Induce, Industry, Infatuate, Infiltrate, Infiltration, Influence, Initiative, Inspiration, Instigate, Instinct, Intellectual curiosity, Intend, Interest, Interstate highway, Intimate, Involuntary impulse, Irresistible force, Issue, Jab, Jack, Jacklight, Jam, Jig, Jihad, Jog, Joggle, Jolt, Jostle, Journey, Joyride, Keenness, Keep busy, Kennel, Kick, Lane, Lash, Launch an attack, Libido, Lifework, Lift, Lightning attack, Lightning war, Litter, Local road, Lower, Lunge, Lust for learning, Machine, Machinery, Main drag, Main force, Main road, Main strength, Make, Make a train, Make go, Make leeway, Make things hum, Mana, Manage, Maneuver, Manipulate, March against, March upon, Mass attack, Mass movement, Mean, Mechanical aid, Mechanical device, Mechanism, Megadeath, Mews, Might, Might and main, Mightiness, Mind, Mine, Mobilize, Moil, Moment, Momentum, Mordancy, Motivate, Motive power, Motor, Motorcycle, Motorway, Mount an attack, Move, Movement, Moxie, Mugging, Muscle power, Natural impulse, Need, Nervosity, Nervousness, Net, Not let go, Notion, Nudge, Oblige, Obsess, Offense, Offensive, Onset, Onslaught, Open an offensive, Operate, Oppress, Outing, Overdrive, Overkill, Overtask, Overtax, Overwork, Pack, Panzer warfare, Parkway, Passion, Pave, Paved road, Pay off, Pedal, Peel off, Pep, Pepper, Perform on, Persistence, Pickup, Pike, Pile drive, Pilot, Pinch, Piss and vinegar, Pitch, Pizzazz, Place, Plank road, Play, Pleasure, Pleasure principle, Plunge, Pod, Poignancy, Poke, Pole, Poop, Possess, Potence, Potency, Potentiality, Pound, Power, Power pack, Power plant, Power source, Power structure, Power struggle, Powerfulness, Practice, Preoccupy, Prepotency, Press, Press on, Pressure, Prick, Pride, Primary highway, Principle, Private road, Proceed, Prod, Productiveness, Productivity, Propel, Propelling, Propelment, Propulsion, Prowl after, Puissance, Pull, Pulsion, Punch, Punch cattle, Push, Pushfulness, Pushiness, Pushing, Pushingness, Put in motion, Quarry, Quick hunch, Quickening, Race, Ram, Ram down, Rash impulse, Rattle, Reason for being, Refer to, Reflex, Require, Restrain, Ride, Ride herd on, Ride to hounds, Right-of-way, Ring road, Road, Roadbed, Roadway, Roll, Round up, Route nationale, Row, Royal road, Run, Run against, Run at, Rush, Sag, Sally, Sap, Scamper, School, Scoop, Scoop out, Scrabble, Scramble, Scrape, Scratch, Scurry, Scuttle, See to, Seine, Send, Set agoing, Set going, Set in motion, Sexual desire, Shake, Shepherd, Shikar, Shoal, Shock tactics, Shoot, Shoot ahead, Shoulder, Shove, Shovel, Shoving, Shrimp, Shunt, Sic, Sinew, Sinewiness, Sink, Skulk, Sloth, Snap, Solo, Sortie, Spade, Speed, Speedup, Speedway, Spin, Spirit, Sport, Spunk, Spur, Stab, Stalk, Stamp, Starch, Start, State highway, Steam, Steer, Step lively, Step-up, Stick, Still-fish, Still-hunt, Strain, Street, Strength, Stress, Strike, Strive, Strong arm, Strong language, Sudden thought, Suggest, Superhighway, Superiority, Superpower, Sweat, Sweep, Sweep along, Take a joyride, Take care of, Take the helm, Tamp, Task, Tax, Taxi, Terrace, Thirst for knowledge, Thoroughfare, Through street, Thrust, Thruway, Tie, Toil, Toll road, Tool, Torch, Tour, Township road, Track, Trail, Travel, Trawl, Treadle, Trench, Trenchancy, Trip, Troll, Troop, Trough, Trundle, Tug, Tunnel, Turn, Turnpike, Unprovoked assault, Up-and-comingness, Urge, Urgency, Use force upon, Utility, Validity, Vehemence, Velocity, Venturesomeness, Venturousness, Verve, Vigor, Vigorousness, Vim, Virility, Virtue, Virulence, Vitality, Want, Wanting, War, Wattage, Weight, Whale, Wheel, Whip, Whip on, Whirl, Will, Will and pleasure, Wish, Wish fulfillment, Work, Wrangle, Wynd, Yaw, Yaw off, Zeal, Zing, Zip, Excursion, Outing, Trip, Jaunt, Tour, Turn, Operate, Pilot, Steer, Handle, Manage

How to use Drive in a sentence?

  1. They went for a drive in the country.
  2. Cattle were no longer taken on long drives, but were delivered by rail.
  3. The wind will drive you onshore.
  4. Emotional and sexual drives.
  5. They drove a flock of sheep through the center of the city.
  6. All these years I thought women and mens sex drive were about the same, but it turns out that mens desire for sex is much higher then womens desire.
  7. Were planning a massive membership drive.
  8. He was driven by ambition.
  9. I just went to Office Depot and purchased a new hard disk drive for my laptop that will hold 2 terabytes of data.
  10. When a person addicted to drugs enters a rehab facility, that person has a strong drive to kick their drug addiction.
  11. He got into his car and drove off.
  12. A hard drive to left field.
  13. He experimented with chain drive to run the propeller.

Meaning of Drive & Drive Definition