drive definition by Free Dictionary – ABOUT MAG 2020

Noun 1 drive - the act of applying force to propel somethingto drive – the act of applying force to propel something; “after reaching the desired speed, the inverter is cut off”

firewall – (colloquial) the application of the maximum impulse; “he changed the accelerator to the firewall”
2) to drive – a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine; “a variable speed drive enabled operation across a range of speeds”

fusee, fusee unit – a spiral axis on a clock that neutralizes the decreasing power of the unwound mainspring
mechanism – device consisting of a machine; has moving parts that perform some function
3) unity - a series of actions that advance a principle or tend towards a specific endto drive – a series of actions promoting a principle or tending towards a specific end; “he supported populist campaigns”; “they worked for the cause of world peace”; “the team was ready to head towards the pennant”; “the movement to end slavery”; “contributed to the war effort”

risk – any risky venture, especially one with uncertain outcome
charming campaign – a flattery and sympathy campaign (for a company, politician, etc.) to become more popular and gain support
consumerism – a movement that advocates greater protection of consumer interests
Lost cause – a defeated cause or a cause for which defeat is inevitable
remodeling – a campaign to correct abuses or bad practices; “the reforms he proposed were too radical for politicians”
war – a concerted campaign to end something harmful; “the war against poverty”; “the war against crime”
4) drive - a road that leads to a private hometo drive – a road leading to a private home; “they parked in the garage”

road, route – an open (usually public) path for travel or transportation
inverted March – an area large enough for a vehicle to turn
5) to drive – the characteristic of being highly motivated; “your strength and energy have exhausted your co-workers”

trace – a distinctive feature of your personal nature
action – the characteristic of being active, energetic and vigorous; “a man of action”
6 drive - hitting a golf ball on a tee with a driverto drive – hitting a golf ball on a tee with a driver; “he cut his unit off limits” 7) to drive – the act of driving a herd of animals over land

livestock handling – lead a cattle herd (such as cows, bulls or steers)
8) driving - a trip in a vehicle (usually an automobile)to drive – a trip in a vehicle (usually an automobile); “he took his family out for a new car”

lift – a car ride; “he gave me a ride home”
tour – a car ride taken solely for pleasure; “they took their girlfriends for a ride in stolen cars”
to spin – a short drive; “he took the new car for a drive”
9 to drive – a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire

hunger, hunger – a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
sexual desire – physiological need for sexual activity; “testosterone is responsible for male sexual desire”
hypoxia – oxygen deficiency, causing a very strong impulse to correct the deficiency
10) to drive – (computer science) a device that writes or reads data from a storage medium

CD drive – a drive that reads a CD and is connected to an audio system
CD drive – a drive connected to a computer and on which a CD-ROM can be ‘played’
device – an instrument invented for a specific purpose; “the device is small enough to be worn on your wrist”; “a device designed to save water”
external drive – a unit with its own power supply and fan mounted outside the computer system case and connected to the computer with a cable
RAM disk – (computer science) a virtual unit created by separating part of the random access memory for use as if it were a group of sectors; “access to a RAM disk is very fast, but the data it contains is lost when the system is shut down”
Computer science, Computing – the branch of engineering science that studies (with the help of computers) computable processes and structures
11) drive - a wide panoramic road planted with treesto drive – a wide panoramic road planted with trees; “the riverside unit offers many exciting panoramic views”

road, route – an open (usually public) path for travel or transportation
12) to drive – (sports) a hard direct return (as in tennis or squash)

sneakers, sneakers – a game played with rackets by two or four players who kick a ball back and forth over a net that divides the field
Returns – a tennis shot that sends the ball back to the other player; “he won the point on a return between blocks”
forehand movement – (sports) strong direct return made on the forehand side (as in tennis, badminton or squash)
Verb 1 to drive – operate or control a vehicle; “driving a car or bus”; “Can you drive this four-wheeler?”

driving – the act of controlling and directing the movement of a vehicle or animal
to control, operate – handle and make it work; “do not operate machines after drinking alcohol”; “control the lever”
to drive, take – proceed in a vehicle; “We drive the highway to work”
Test ride – test a vehicle by driving it; “I want to test the new Porsche”
to drive – move being driven by a force; “The car turned the corner”
tool – to drive; “The convertible worked on the street”
to drive – work as a driver; “He drives a bread truck”; “She drives to the taxi company in Newark”
tour, to drive – have certain properties when triggered; “This car runs smoothly”; “My new truck drives well”
2) to drive – travel or be transported in a vehicle; “We drove to the university every morning”; “They traveled by car to London for the theater”

driving – the act of controlling and directing the movement of a vehicle or animal
go, locomote, to move, travel – change location; move, travel or proceed, also metaphorically; “How fast is your new car?”; “We traveled from Rome to Naples by bus”; “The police went from door to door looking for the suspect”; “The soldiers moved to the city in an attempt to take it before nightfall”; “news traveled fast”
to drive, take – proceed in a vehicle; “We drive the highway to work”
3) to drive – make someone or something move while driving; “She took me to school every day”; “We drove the car to the garage”

to move, move – move or move to a new position or place, both in the concrete and in the abstract sense; “Move these boxes to the corner, please”; “I am moving my money to another bank”; “The director transferred more responsibilities to his new assistant”
to drive, take – proceed in a vehicle; “We drive the highway to work”
pull – drive in a certain direction; “pull the horse into position”; “Pull the car”
4) to drive – force for or of an action or state, physically or metaphorically; “She put her mind in focus”; “It drives me crazy”

to drive – compel someone to do something, often against their own will or judgment; “She finally got him to change jobs”
impulse – push hard; “He pushed his chin forward”
to drive – compel or force or insist tirelessly or exert coercive pressure or motivate strongly; “She is driven by her passion”
drive on, screw – make it penetrate, as in a circular motion; “drive screws or nuts”
5) to drive – compel or force or insist tirelessly or exert coercive pressure or motivate strongly; “She is driven by her passion”

RAM, to drive, force – force for or of an action or state, physically or metaphorically; “She put her mind in focus”; “It drives me crazy”
to drive – compel someone to do something, often against their own will or judgment; “She finally got him to change jobs”
coerce, force, hale, pressure, squeeze – do it by pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means: “She forced you to take a job in the city”; “He shook it for information”
6 to drive – backtrack by force or influence; “repel the enemy”; “repel the urge to smoke”; “beat up the invaders”

to drive – move quickly, striking or throwing hard; “drive the ball into the field”
push, force – move hard, “he pushed the table to a corner”
7) to drive – compel someone to do something, often against their own will or judgment; “She finally got him to change jobs”

RAM, to drive, force – force for or of an action or state, physically or metaphorically; “She put her mind in focus”; “It drives me crazy”
I do – compel or make someone or something act in a certain way; “People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!”; “The heat makes you sweat”
to drive – compel or force or insist tirelessly or exert coercive pressure or motivate strongly; “She is driven by her passion”
8) to drive – push, push or press hard; “Put a nail in the wall”

boost, impel – move forward with force; “Steam drives this ship”
9 to drive – move quickly, striking or throwing hard; “drive the ball into the field”

to drive – strike with a driver, as at departure; “driving a golf ball”
throw – propel through the air; “throw a frisbee”
10) drive - strive and make an effort to reach a goalto drive – strive and make an effort to achieve a goal; “She pushed for years to earn a decent living”; “We have to press a little to meet the deadline!”; “She is moving away from her doctoral thesis”

push, support – pressuring, leading or driving (someone) to the action or completion of an action; “He pushed her to finish her doctorate”
fight, fight – make a strenuous or laborious effort; “She struggled for years to survive without well-being”; “He fought for his breath”
11) to drive – switch to a desired direction of speech; “What are you digesting?”

to mean, to intend – means or intends to express or transmit; “You never understand what I mean!”; “what do your words mean?”
12) to drive – have certain properties when triggered; “This car runs smoothly”; “My new truck drives well”

to drive – operate or control a vehicle; “driving a car or bus”; “Can you drive this four-wheeler?”
tour – be transported or travel in or in a vehicle; “I travel to work on a bus”; “He rides the subway downtown every day”
13) to drive – work as a driver; “He drives a bread truck”; “She drives to the taxi company in Newark”

to drive – operate or control a vehicle; “driving a car or bus”; “Can you drive this four-wheeler?”
works, works – be employed; “Is your husband working again?”; “My wife never worked”; “Do you want to work after 60?”; “She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money”; “She works as a waitress to graduate from college”
14) to drive – move being driven by a force; “The car turned the corner”

go, locomote, to move, travel – change location; move, travel or proceed, also metaphorically; “How fast is your new car?”; “We traveled from Rome to Naples by bus”; “The police went from door to door looking for the suspect”; “The soldiers moved to the city in an attempt to take it before nightfall”; “news traveled fast”
to drive – operate or control a vehicle; “driving a car or bus”; “Can you drive this four-wheeler?”
pull – change in a certain direction; “the car pulls to the right”
15 to drive – keep going; “direct the cows to the barn”

push, force – move hard, “he pushed the table to a corner”
porridge – driving (a team of dogs or a dog sled)
16 to drive – proceed in a vehicle; “We drive the highway to work”

driving – the act of controlling and directing the movement of a vehicle or animal
motor, to drive – travel or be transported in a vehicle; “We drove to the university every morning”; “They traveled by car to London for the theater”
to drive – operate or control a vehicle; “driving a car or bus”; “Can you drive this four-wheeler?”
to drive – make someone or something move while driving; “She took me to school every day”; “We drove the car to the garage”
17 to drive – strike with a driver, as at departure; “driving a golf ball”

golf, golf game – a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is to use as few strokes as possible to play all holes
hit – move by striking; “hit a ball”
to drive – hit hard, like swinging a stick horizontally; “direct a ball”
to drive – move quickly, striking or throwing hard; “drive the ball into the field”
18 to drive – hit hard, like swinging a stick horizontally; “direct a ball”

athletics, sport – active fun that requires physical effort and competition
hit – move by striking; “hit a ball”
to drive – strike with a driver, as at departure; “driving a golf ball”
19 to drive – dig horizontally; “drive a tunnel”

hollow, dig, excavation – remove the inner part or core from; “the mining company wants to excavate the slope”
20 to drive – make it work by providing power or energy to or controlling it; “The amplifier drives the tube”; “the steam drives the engines”; “this device directs the disks to the computer”

power – provide strength or power for the functioning of; “Gasoline powers the engines”
21 to drive – hunting: hunting search; “direct the forest”

to drive – hunting: chasing cover in more open terrain; “direct the game”
to hunt, to hunt, track back, run – seek food or sport (such as wild animals); “Goering used to hunt wild boar in Poland”; “Dogs are running deer”; “The duke hunted in this forest”
22) to drive – hunting: chasing cover in more open terrain; “direct the game”

to drive – hunting: hunting search; “direct the forest”
to hunt, to hunt, track back, run – seek food or sport (such as wild animals); “Goering used to hunt wild boar in Poland”; “Dogs are running deer”; “The duke hunted in this forest”

Paula Fonseca