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(results in) To have as a consequence
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To be or to provide an advantage to
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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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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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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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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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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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To travel by automobile, usually a car
“We decided to drive along the coast to our destination.”
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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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To impel or force someone towards work or exertion
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“Our basketball coach used to drive us really hard during training.”
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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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To activate, or to put into motion
“We use solar power to drive our appliances.”
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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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To navigate or pilot a vehicle or vessel
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To be persuaded based on available information
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To direct or steer a group of people or animals
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To hasten the progress of or make easier
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To drive spiritually or urge someone on
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To hit or strike, often with one's hand
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Draw or push out
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To handle or operate something
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To place into the ground or soil to grow
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To provide with fuel
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To (excessively) exert oneself for a particular task, purpose or goal
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To drive out from hiding or cover
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(of an automobile) To have in one's possession for use
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To drive a motor vehicle in order to evaluate it, especially before potential purchase
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To develop gradually
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To place or put between or among others
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To direct one's attention or focus on a particular object or activity
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To (cause to) separate and go in different directions
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To place, fit, or push (something) into something else
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To make a hole
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To force one's way through
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To go on a voyage or journey
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To insert beneath a surface
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Seek to influence (a legislator) on an issue
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To command like an officer
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To strike or propel, usually forcibly, with the foot
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To drive away, or cause to go in a specified direction
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To make necessary
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To pierce and make a hole or holes in
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
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To assemble or congregate in one place or as a group
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Campaign to arouse public concern about an issue in the hope of prompting action
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To move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozer
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To fasten with a nail or nails
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Travel some distance between one's home and place of work on a regular basis
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Keep control over
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To cover completely with water
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Pursue or approach stealthily
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Move through the water in a boat using a paddle or paddles
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To make as good as possible
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To affix or impress a pattern or mark on a surface, object, document, or figuratively in one's mind
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To move around or sideways unsteadily
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To use as a route or means of transport
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Plural for a trip or journey in a car
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“My favorite cafe is only a ten-minute drive from where I live.”
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Plural for determination and ambition to achieve something
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“With such drive and enthusiasm, there's no limit to how much this young prodigy can achieve.”
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Plural for an organized effort by a number of people to achieve a purpose
“The media company is conducting a membership drive to raise funds for expansion.”
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Plural for an innate, biologically determined urge to attain a goal or satisfy a need
“Richard Hendricks was motivated by his lifelong drive to make the world a better place.”
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Plural for a short road leading from a public road to a house or other building
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“He then left the premises, walking down the drive and turning away to head home.”
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Plural for an electronic storage device
“I need a laptop with a drive that has a large capacity.”
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Plural for an organized gathering to play whist or another game, involving many players
“The whist drive in Kelly's on Saturday, January 24th in aid of club funds was well supported.”
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Plural for the fact of continuing in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition
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Plural for the characteristic of being rapid
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Plural for a person or thing that has an uplifting influence on one's intellect, emotion or creativity
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Test drives
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Plural for a sudden strong demand for a commodity
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Plural for an opening, such as a door, passage, or gate, that allows access to a place
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Plural for a sudden or violent lunge forward
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Plural for the quality of courage, energy, and determination
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Plural for the ability to move from place to place, or the act of doing so
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Plural for the initial agent that is the cause of all things
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Plural for storage and retrieval device
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Plural for a general direction in which something is developing or changing
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Plural for a machine with moving parts that converts power into motion
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Plural for a large number of people or things doing or undergoing the same thing
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