What is drive?

  • (verb): Have certain properties when driven.
    Synonyms: ride
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on drive:

Omar Rodríguez-López - Discography
... With Bosnian Rainbows TBA (2013) With Startled Calf I Love Being Trendy (1991) With At the Drive-In Acrobatic Tenement (1996) El Gran Orgo (1997) In/Casino/Out (1998, re-release 2004) Vaya (1999, re-rele ...
Master System - History - Europe
... its lifespan, after the release of the Sega Mega Drive ... user base in Western Europe was 6.25 million units, larger than that of the Sega Mega Drive's 5.73 million base that year ... base for consoles in Western Europe in 1993 (13.51 million), and combined with the Mega Drive, Sega represented the majority of the console user base in Western ...
Interstate 215 (California) - Exit List
... of SR 60 overlap R38.92 30A Fair Isle Drive – Box Springs Inaccessible from I-215 northbound 39.48 30B Watkins Drive, Central Avenue 40.28 31 El. 45.01 36 Center Street – Highgrove San Bernardino Colton 0.40 37 La Cadena Drive, Iowa Avenue – Colton Grand Terrace 1.31 38 Barton Road Colton 2.69 39 Mt ... former US 99 San Bernardino 5.03 41 Orange Show Road, Auto Plaza Drive 5.58 42A Inland Center Drive – Colton 6.06 42B Mill Street – SBD Airport 6.79 43 2nd Street, 3rd Street – San Bernardino ...
Ontario Highway 427 - Exit List
... Northbound exit only Eva Road Southbound exit and entrance 4.2 2.6 Burnhamthorpe Road Holiday Drive Southbound exit only 5.2 3.2 Rathburn Road Northbound exit and ...
Differential (mechanical Device) - Traction-aiding Devices
... not even use differential gears but instead drive one wheel or both depending on torque value and direction ... In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a viscous coupling unit can replace a centre differential entirely, or be used to limit slip in a conventional 'open' differential ... A four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle will have at least two differentials (one in each axle for each pair of driven roadwheels), and possibly a centre differential to apportion torque between the front and ...

More definitions of "drive":

  • (verb): Travel or be transported in a vehicle.
    Synonyms: motor
  • (verb): Work as a driver.
    Example: "He drives a bread truck"; "She drives for the taxi company in Newark"
  • (noun): The act of driving a herd of animals overland.
  • (verb): Cause someone or something to move by driving.
    Example: "She drove me to school every day"; "We drove the car to the garage"
  • (verb): Proceed along in a vehicle.
    Example: "We drive the turnpike to work"
    Synonyms: take
  • (verb): Hunting: search for game.
    Example: "Drive the forest"
  • (verb): Move into a desired direction of discourse.
    Example: "What are you driving at?"
    Synonyms: get, aim
  • (noun): A mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine.
    Example: "A variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds"
  • (verb): Cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling.
    Example: "The amplifier drives the tube"; "steam drives the engines"; "this device drives the disks for the computer"
  • (noun): (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash).
  • (noun): A journey in a vehicle driven by someone else.
    Example: "He took the family for a drive in his new car"
    Synonyms: ride
  • (verb): Move by being propelled by a force.
    Example: "The car drove around the corner"
  • (noun): (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium.
  • (verb): Operate or control a vehicle.
    Example: "Drive a car or bus"; "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?"
  • (verb): Compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment.
    Example: "She finally drove him to change jobs"
  • (noun): A physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire.
  • (verb): Urge forward.
    Example: "Drive the cows into the barn"
  • (noun): The trait of being highly motivated.
    Example: "His drive and energy exhausted his co-workers"
  • (verb): Strike with a driver, as in teeing off.
    Example: "Drive a golfball"
  • (verb): Hit very hard and straight with the bat swinging more or less vertically.
    Example: "Drive a ball"
  • (noun): A wide scenic road planted with trees.
    Example: "The riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views"
    Synonyms: parkway
  • (verb): Strive and make an effort to reach a goal.
    Example: "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
    Synonyms: tug, labor, labour, push
  • (noun): The act of applying force to propel something.
    Example: "After reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
    Synonyms: thrust, driving force
  • (noun): A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end.
    Example: "The team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"
    Synonyms: campaign, cause, crusade, movement, effort
  • (verb): Excavate horizontally.
    Example: "Drive a tunnel"
  • (verb): Hunting: chase from cover into more open ground.
    Example: "Drive the game"
  • (noun): Hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver.
    Example: "He sliced his drive out of bounds"
    Synonyms: driving
  • (verb): Push, propel, or press with force.
    Example: "Drive a nail into the wall"
  • (verb): Force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically.
    Synonyms: force, ram
  • (verb): Cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force.
    Example: "Drive the ball far out into the field"
  • (verb): To compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly.
    Example: "She is driven by her passion"

Famous quotes containing the word drive:

    I am every day more convinced that we women, if we are to be good women, feminine and amiable and domestic, are not fitted to reign; at least it is contre gré that they drive themselves to the work which it entails.
    Victoria (1819–1901)

    Why should I let the toad work
    Squat on my life?
    Can’t I use my wit as a pitchfork
    And drive the brute off?
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    You may drive a dog off the King’s armchair, and it will climb into the preacher’s pulpit; he views the world unmoved, unembarrassed, unabashed.
    —Jean De La Bruyère (1645–1696)