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1. drive

verb. ['ˈdraɪv'] operate or control a vehicle.

Synonyms

  • control
  • ride
  • operate
  • coach
  • tool
  • take

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • repel
  • push
  • relax

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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  • tout
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  • shout

2. drive

verb. ['ˈdraɪv'] travel or be transported in a vehicle.

Synonyms

  • motor
  • ride
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel
  • take

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • refrain
  • lose
  • defend

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. drive

verb. ['ˈdraɪv'] force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically.

Synonyms

  • thrust
  • toenail
  • toe
  • ram

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • refuse
  • disclaim
  • outgo

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. drive

verb. ['ˈdraɪv'] cause someone or something to move by driving.

Synonyms

  • take
  • pull
  • displace
  • move
  • chauffeur

Antonyms

  • hypocapnia
  • hypothermia
  • anestrus
  • hyperpigmentation

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. drive

verb. ['ˈdraɪv'] to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly.

Synonyms

  • coerce
  • squeeze
  • ram
  • pressure
  • hale

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • intemperance

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. drive

noun. ['ˈdraɪv'] the act of applying force to propel something.

Synonyms

  • thrust
  • impulsion
  • driving force
  • firewall
  • propulsion
  • impetus
  • impulse

Antonyms

  • cold war
  • make peace
  • peace
  • worst

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. drive

noun. ['ˈdraɪv'] a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine.

Synonyms

  • fusee
  • fusee drive

Antonyms

  • folly
  • untrustworthiness
  • unthoughtfulness

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. drive

verb. ['ˈdraɪv'] cause to move back by force or influence.

Synonyms

  • force
  • force back
  • repulse
  • repel
  • push back
  • beat back

Antonyms

  • attract
  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. drive

noun. ['ˈdraɪv'] a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end.

Synonyms

  • anti-war movement
  • campaigning
  • ad blitz
  • war
  • candidacy
  • ad campaign
  • gay liberation movement
  • youth movement
  • effort
  • movement
  • fund-raising campaign
  • fund-raising effort
  • gay lib
  • candidature
  • women's liberation movement
  • reform
  • fund-raising drive
  • women's lib
  • crusade
  • advertising campaign
  • consumerism
  • campaign
  • feminism
  • lost cause
  • feminist movement
  • cause
  • political campaign
  • venture
  • charm campaign
  • youth crusade

Antonyms

  • agreeableness
  • finish
  • attentiveness
  • frivolity

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. drive

verb. ['ˈdraɪv'] compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment.

Synonyms

  • ram
  • force

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • lack
  • sell

Etymology

  • driven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drifan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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