drive VERB (past drove; past part. driven) 1) operate and control (a motor vehicle). 2) convey in a motor vehicle. 3) propel or carry along in a specified direction. 4) urge (animals or people) to move in a specified direction. 5) compel to act in a particular way. 6) provide the energy to keep (an engine or machine) in motion.
NOUN 1) a trip or journey in a car. 2) (also driveway) a short private road leading to a house. 3) an innate, biologically determined urge. 4) an organized effort to achieve a particular purpose. 5) determination and ambition. 6) the transmission of power to machinery or to the wheels of a vehicle. 7) Brit. a large organized gathering for playing a game: a whist drive.
what someone is driving at — Cf. ↑what someone is driving at
DERIVATIVES drivable (also driveable) adjective.
ORIGIN Old English.

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