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Drive

Antonyms for drive:

idleness, pull, entice, hinder, tow, laziness.

Synonyms for drive:

Sense 1

staying power, overburden, chaperon, grove, the school run, thruway, bring around, get-up-and-go, crescent, steer, parade, backbone, mews, perversity, space flight, road trip, stick with, hajj, tenacity, Ave, wanderings, navigate, the law of the jungle, swarm, persistence, throng, mettle, show in, leave behind, cart off, joy ride, crossing, shepherd, road, BLVD, test drive, roadway, race, backstreet, Two-cycle, escort, perseverance, put, show out, hayride, mercy mission, peregrination, side street, horsepower, usher, accompany, frogmarch, pluck, two-stroke, initiative, calling, bring along, milk run, day trip, haul off, show around, turbine, ambition, walkabout, overnighter, pike, RD, bundle, cul de sac, tag along, mystery tour.

Sense 2

liter, string along, mobilize, slide, avenue, instill, come along, Dr., junket, pilot, round trip, grit, thoroughfare, latch onto, odyssey, guided tour, excursion, implant, freeway, red-eye, enterprise, street, exploration, way, gumption, see out, grand tour, fix on, voyage, inculcate, flooded, pilgrimage, rush, expressway, turnpike, milk round, boulevard, determination, megalomania, lift, strive, highway, taste, boot.

Sense 3

hunt, drop, besiege, ST, lunge, chase, aspiration, path, engine, swamp, deliver, expedition, pick up, herd, overwork, show, stalk, plunge, foray, will, see, commute, route, resolve.

Sense 4

overload, throttle, resolution, direction, sally, circuit, lane, schlep, commitment, sortie, barrage.

Sense 5

drill, leave, task, row, impress, spin, tool.

Sense 6

strain, stretch, cruise.

Sense 7

hop, rich, flight, passage.

Sense 8

foul.

Sense 10

swing.

Sense 11

call.

Sense 12

work.

Sense 13

sink.

Sense 19

close.

begin

trigger, set about.

cram

wedge, jampack.

encourage

egg on.

excursion

outing.

goad

spur.

motivate

touch off.

move

give rise to.

plunge

hurtle.

poke at

prod.

racecourse

racetrack.

send off

launch.

take

take.

travel

set out.

trundle

bowl along.

Other synonyms and related words:

hurry, fly, constrain, work, hustle, driveway, actuate, ride, get, spin, expedition, get-up-and-go, sweat, herd, pilot, shepherd, sink, run, go, starch, scuttle, enterprise, scurry, rush.

Sense 1 (noun)

expedition, spin, excursion, outing.

Sense 2 (noun)

escort, shepherd, deliver, haul off.

Sense 3 (noun)

road, avenue.

Sense 4 (noun)

initiative, ambition.

Sense 5 (noun)

herd.

Sense 6 (noun)

plunge, lunge.

Sense 7 (noun)

pilot, tool, influence, stir.

Sense 8 (noun)

actuate, determination, resolve, mobilize, aspiration, perseverance, will.

Sense 9 (noun)

work, task.

Sense 10 (noun)

strive, strain.

Sense 11 (noun)

sink.

Sense 12 (noun)

inculcate, drill, implant, BLVD, backstreet, Dr., crescent, close, Ave, cul de sac, instill, impress.

Sense 13 (noun)

hunt, stalk, chase.

Sense 16 (noun)

besiege, overload, stretch, overwork, swamp.

Sense 19 (noun)

circuit, crossing, flight, cruise, commute, exploration, day trip.

Sense 20 (noun)

horsepower, foul, rich, liter, throttle, turbine, engine, flooded, Two-cycle.

act (noun)

thrust, driving force.

avenue (noun)

way, parkway.

campaign for cause (noun)

action, effort, initiative, enterprise, crusade, get-up-and-go, push.

cause (noun)

motive, motivator, compunction, enforcement, effectuation, generation, inspiration, elicitation, determinant, stimulus, provocation, evocation, grounds, compulsion, mainspring, source, factor, root, origination, basis, execution, action.

drive at (noun)

journey, action, tenacity, trip, fight, crusade, initiative, pressure, spin, verve, need, excursion, ambition, struggle, desire, battle, enterprise, outing, motivation, avenue, driveway, resolve, campaign, determination, energy, spirit, thrust, power, jaunt, instinct, impulse, effort, urge, run, get-up-and-go, propulsion, vim, ride, push, road, zip, roadway, will.

energy (noun)

puissance, activity, potency, pep, snap, might, zing, stamina, vigor, vim, spirit, spunk, zip, vivacity, energy, verve, zeal, effervescence, strength, fervor.

expedition (noun)

jaunt.

impulse (noun)

momentum.

journey by vehicle (noun)

outing, expedition, jaunt, tour, trip, spin, excursion, commute, ride, run, ramble, lift.

life (noun)

vim.

motive (noun)

goading, facilitation, fermentation, propulsion, stimulation, prompting, enticement, catalyst, induction, magnetism, impulsion, fomentation.

offensive (noun)

offensive.

oomph (noun)

oomph.

perseverance (noun)

determination.

person's will to achieve (noun)

motive, vitality, spunk, zip, pep, motivation, impetus, impulse, punch, pressure, ambition, vigor, energy, moxie, gumption, momentum.

prime mover (noun)

motivator.

propulsion (noun)

Shoving, Throwing, pushing.

run (noun)

joy ride.

starch (noun)

starch.

thruway (noun)

thruway.

warfare (noun)

bloodshed, hostility, conflict, campaign, warpath, struggle, warfare, battle, jihad, offensive, scramble, war, engagement, aggression, guerre, contest, combat, tussle, crusade, scuffle, fight.

battle (verb)

engage.

compel (verb)

foment, browbeat, dragoon, dictate, galvanize, daunt, stress, intimidate, oblige, press, hijack, incite, urge, pressure, bully, nag, stimulate, bulldoze, mandate, coerce.

energize (verb)

invigorate, spark, power, energize, recharge, charge, fire, revive, empower, rouse, activate.

hit with heavy blow (verb)

beat, stab, throw, shoot, stick, ram, dig, butt, plunge, sink, strike, thrust, knock.

motion (verb)

take.

propel (verb)

shove, lob, heave, prod, flick, launch, bunt, bowl, hurl, shunt, cant, propel, goad, chuck, push, thrust, project, ram, throw, sling, precipitate, pitch, cast, catapult, impel, compel, pelt, butt, toss, fling.

sense (verb)

instinct.

Usage examples for drive:

  • Drive the Orion out if you can! - "The Voodoo Gold Trail", Walter Walden.
  • The drive will do you good. - "Every Soul Hath Its Song", Fannie Hurst.
  • Why did you not drive home? - "The Young Duke", Benjamin Disraeli.

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