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Adjective
Passionately motivated to achieve one's goals
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“Steven was highly driven in his quest to become a professional musician.”
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Resulting from or acting from a compulsion
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Transported
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Ruled
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Obliged by law, circumstances, or duty to do something
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Operated by the means specified
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To have caused a response after a particular event
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Past participle for to operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle
“Faced with the prospect of incarceration, Thelma and Louise would drive their car off a cliff into the Grand Canyon.”
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Past participle for to move or urge on mentally or emotionally
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“My past failures would actually drive me to work harder.”
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Past participle for to urge or push inward through force
“A hammer strong enough to drive a nail into a wall must also be capable of crushing your thumb.”
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Past participle for to propel or carry along by force in a specified direction
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“The strong winds would drive our boat back to shore.”
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Past participle for to transport or be transported in a vehicle
“There was a chauffeur available to drive us around during our business trip.”
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Past participle for to travel by automobile, usually a car
“We decided to drive along the coast to our destination.”
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Past participle for to impel or urge physically onward by force
“The Border Collie was bred to guard and drive sheep herds in the highland border areas.”
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Past participle for to impel or force someone towards work or exertion
“Our basketball coach used to drive us really hard during training.”
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Past participle for to move past at a great speed, usually in a vehicle
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“An erratic car would suddenly drive past us at almost twice the speed limit.”
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Past participle for to activate, or to put into motion
“We use solar power to drive our appliances.”
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Past participle for to cause to give in to pressure
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“Lobby groups would drive us to change our political position.”
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Past participle for to navigate or pilot a vehicle or vessel
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Past participle for to be persuaded based on available information
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Past participle for to direct or steer a group of people or animals
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Past participle for to hasten the progress of or make easier
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(lead to) Past participle for to culminate or result in a particular event or consequence
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Past participle for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Past participle for to work arduously in pursuit of an aim or goal
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Past participle for to apply great and continuous effort
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Past participle for draw or push out
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Past participle for to handle or operate something
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Past participle for to place into the ground or soil to grow
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Past participle for to change, progress, or develop in a specified way
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Past participle for to drive out from hiding or cover
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(of an automobile) Past participle for to have in one's possession for use
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Past participle for to drive a motor vehicle in order to evaluate it, especially before potential purchase
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Past participle for to place or put between or among others
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Past participle for to wheel or roll, especially by pushing
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Past participle for to direct one's attention or focus on a particular object or activity
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Past participle for to place, fit, or push (something) into something else
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Past participle for to make a hole
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Past participle for to (cause to) separate and go in different directions
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Past participle for to force one's way through
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Past participle for to go on a voyage or journey
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Past participle for to insert beneath a surface
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Past participle for to command like an officer
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Past participle for to strike or propel, usually forcibly, with the foot
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Past participle for to drive away, or cause to go in a specified direction
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Past participle for to pierce and make a hole or holes in
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Past participle for to throw or launch something in a given direction
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Past participle for to assemble or congregate in one place or as a group
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Past participle for campaign to arouse public concern about an issue in the hope of prompting action
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Past participle for to move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozer
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Past participle for to fasten with a nail or nails
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Past participle for travel some distance between one's home and place of work on a regular basis
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Past participle for keep control over
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Past participle for to cover completely with water
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Past participle for pursue or approach stealthily
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Past participle for move through the water in a boat using a paddle or paddles
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Past participle for to make as good as possible
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Past participle for to affix or impress a pattern or mark on a surface, object, document, or figuratively in one's mind
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Past participle for to move around or sideways unsteadily
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Past participle for to use as a route or means of transport
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Past participle for to be or to provide an advantage to
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