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Overview of noun drove

The noun drove has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. drove

(a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together)

2. drove, horde, swarm

(a moving crowd)

3. drove, drove chisel

(a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone)


Overview of noun drive

The noun drive has 12 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (6) drive, thrust, driving force

(the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off")

2. (5) drive

(a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine; "a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds")

3. (4) campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort

(a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort")

4. (3) driveway, drive, private road

(a road leading up to a private house; "they parked in the driveway")

5. (1) drive

(the trait of being highly motivated; "his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers")

6. (1) drive, driving

(hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; "he sliced his drive out of bounds")

7. (1) drive

(the act of driving a herd of animals overland)

8. (1) drive, ride

(a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car")

9. drive

(a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire)

10. drive

((computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium)

11. drive, parkway

(a wide scenic road planted with trees; "the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views")

12. drive

((sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash))

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