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Adjective
Forceful
“Consumer spending was the driving force behind growth this summer.”
Adjective
Verb
Present 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to move or urge on mentally or emotionally
“My past failures would actually drive me to work harder.”
Verb
Present participle for to urge or push inward by force
“A hammer strong enough to drive a nail into a wall must also be capable of crushing your thumb.”
Verb
Present participle for to propel or carry along by force in a specified direction
“The strong winds would drive our boat back to shore.”
Verb
Present participle for to transport or be transported in a vehicle
“There was a chauffeur available to drive us around during our business trip.”
Verb
Present participle for to travel by an automobile, usually a car
“We decided to drive along the coast to our destination.”
Verb
Present 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to impel or force someone towards work or exertion
“Our basketball coach used to drive us really hard during training.”
Verb
Present participle for to move past at a great speed, usually in a vehicle
“An erratic car would suddenly drive past us at almost twice the speed limit.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to function
“We use solar power to drive our appliances.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to give in to pressure
“Lobby groups would drive us to change our political position.”
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