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Meaning of word drive from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

drive   noun

Meaning : The act of applying force to propel something.

Example : After reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off.

Synonyms : driving force, thrust

Meaning : A mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine.

Example : A variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds.

Meaning : A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : campaign, cause, crusade, effort, movement

उथल-पुथल करनेवाला प्रयत्न।

सरकार द्वारा गन्ना मिल को बंद करने का आदेश जारी करते ही किसान आन्दोलन पर उतर आए।
आंदोलन, आन्दोलन, जनांदोलन

कार्यों की एक श्रृंखला जो किसी सिद्धांत को आगे बढ़ाए या किसी विशेष समाप्ति की ओर मोड़ दे या ले जाए।

उसने जनवादी आंदोलन का समर्थन किया।
अभियान, आंदोलन, आन्दोलन, मुहिम

Meaning : A road leading up to a private house.

Example : They parked in the driveway.

Synonyms : driveway, private road

Meaning : The trait of being highly motivated.

Example : His drive and energy exhausted his co-workers.

Meaning : Hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver.

Example : He sliced his drive out of bounds.

Synonyms : driving

Meaning : The act of driving a herd of animals overland.

Meaning : A journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile).

Example : He took the family for a drive in his new car.

Synonyms : ride

वाहन से की जानेवाली यात्रा विशेषकर मोटरचालित गाड़ी से।

उसकी नई कार से हमलोग एक लम्बी ड्राइव पर गए थे।
ड्राइव, राइड, वाहनीय भ्रमण, वाहनीय सैर

Meaning : A physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire.

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

Meaning : A wide scenic road planted with trees.

Example : The riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views.

Synonyms : parkway

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

drive   verb

Meaning : Operate or control a vehicle.

Example : Drive a car or bus.
Can you drive this four-wheel truck?.

गाड़ी,रथ आदि चलाना।

खाद लदते ही गाड़ीवान ने बैलों को हाँका।

वाहन चलाना या नियंत्रित करना।

वह कार चला रहा है।

Meaning : Travel or be transported in a vehicle.

Example : We drove to the university every morning.
They motored to London for the theater.

Synonyms : motor

Meaning : Cause someone or something to move by driving.

Example : She drove me to school every day.
We drove the car to the garage.

Meaning : Force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically.

Example : She rammed her mind into focus.
He drives me mad.

Synonyms : force, ram

Meaning : To compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly.

Example : She is driven by her passion.

Meaning : Cause to move back by force or influence.

Example : Repel the enemy.
Push back the urge to smoke.
Beat back the invaders.

Synonyms : beat back, force back, push back, repel, repulse

Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.

Her good looks attract the stares of many men.
The ad pulled in many potential customers.
This pianist pulls huge crowds.
The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers.
attract, draw, draw in, pull, pull in

Meaning : Compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment.

Example : She finally drove him to change jobs.

Meaning : Push, propel, or press with force.

Example : Drive a nail into the wall.

Meaning : Cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force.

Example : Drive the ball far out into the field.

Meaning : Strive and make an effort to reach a goal.

Example : She tugged for years to make a decent living.
We have to push a little to make the deadline!.
She is driving away at her doctoral thesis.

Synonyms : labor, labour, push, tug

Meaning : Move into a desired direction of discourse.

Example : What are you driving at?.

Synonyms : aim, get

Meaning : Have certain properties when driven.

Example : This car rides smoothly.
My new truck drives well.

Synonyms : ride

Meaning : Work as a driver.

Example : He drives a bread truck.
She drives for the taxi company in Newark.

Meaning : Move by being propelled by a force.

Example : The car drove around the corner.

Meaning : Urge forward.

Example : Drive the cows into the barn.

Meaning : Proceed along in a vehicle.

Example : We drive the turnpike to work.

Synonyms : take

Meaning : Strike with a driver, as in teeing off.

Example : Drive a golf ball.

Meaning : Hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally.

Example : Drive a ball.

Meaning : Excavate horizontally.

Example : Drive a tunnel.

Meaning : Cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling.

Example : The amplifier drives the tube.
Steam drives the engines.
This device drives the disks for the computer.

Meaning : (hunting) search for game.

Example : Drive the forest.

Meaning : (hunting) chase from cover into more open ground.

Example : Drive the game.


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