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Drive appears in the following pangrams (sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Fake bugs put in wax jonquils drive him crazy. (37 letters)
  • Few black taxis drive up major roads on quiet hazy nights. (47 letters)
  • Opium frequently leads to bad palpitations, hazy judgement, and causes weak sex drive. (71 letters)
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Usage statistics for the verb drive:

conversational speech66.22%task-oriented speech33.78% imaginative writing69.44%informational writing30.56%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun drive:

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Drive is sometimes a misspelling of drives.

The word drive is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun drive

What does drive mean as a name of something?

Drive is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: drives

  1. the act of applying force to propel something
  2. a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • example: a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: mechanism = device consisting of a piece of machinery
    • more specific terms: fusee drive / fusee = a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring
  3. a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
  4. a road leading up to a private house
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of drive: driveway / private road
    • more generic words: road / route = an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    • part: turnaround = an area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around
  5. the trait of being highly motivated
  6. hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    • example: he sliced his drive out of bounds
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of drive: driving
    • more generic terms: golf shot / golf stroke / swing = the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
  7. the act of driving a herd of animals overland
  8. a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    • example: he took the family for a drive in his new car
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of drive: ride
    • more generic words: journey / journeying = the act of traveling from one place to another
    • more specific words:
      • lift = a ride in a car
      • joyride = a ride in a car taken solely for pleasure
      • spin = a short drive in a car
  9. a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
  10. (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
    • domain: computer science / computing
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: device = an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • more specific terms:
      • CD drive = a drive that reads a compact disc and that is connected to an audio system
      • CD-ROM drive = a drive that is connected to a computer and on which a CD-ROM can be `played'
      • Winchester drive / disc drive / disk drive / hard drive = computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
      • external drive = a drive with its own power supply and fan mounted outside the computer system enclosure and connected to the computer by a cable
      • internal drive = a drive mounted inside of a computer
      • RAM disk = a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors
    • part: mandrel / mandril / spindle / arbor = any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
  11. a wide scenic road planted with trees
    • example: the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of drive: parkway
    • more generic words: road / route = an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
  12. (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)

Alternative definition of the noun drive

noun

  1. Self-motivation; ability coupled with ambition.
  2. [military] A sustained advance in the face of the enemy to take a strategic objective.
  3. A motor that does not take fuel, but instead depends on a mechanism that stores potential energy for subsequent use.
  4. A trip made in a motor vehicle.
  5. A driveway.
  6. A type of public roadway.
  7. [psychology] Desire or interest.
  8. [computing] An apparatus for reading and writing data to or from a mass storage device such as a disk, as a floppy drive.
  9. [computing] A mass storage device in which the mechanism for reading and writing data is integrated with the mechanism for storing data, as a hard drive, a flash drive.
    • [golf] A stroke made with a driver.
    • [baseball] A ball struck in a flat trajectory.
      • [cricket] A type of shot played by swinging the bat in a vertical arc, through the line of the ball, and hitting it along the ground, normally between cover and midwicket.
      • [soccer] A straight level shot or pass.

      Specialised definition of the noun drive

      Glossary of sports

      in some sports, to kick or hit a ball forcefully (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      energy and determination that helps someone achieve what he or she wants to do (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      in some sports, a forceful shot or stroke in hitting a ball (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      a ride in a motor vehicle (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      the way in which a car is propelled or guided (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      a path leading to a house wide enough for a car to drive along it (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      Glossary of sports / American football

      a sequence of plays executed by one team without losing possession (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      the series of plays a team puts together in an attempt to score

      Glossary of sports / badminton

      a ball hit hard and low over the net to the opponent's playing field center or the baseline area (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

      a hard low shot that is hit with the racquet horizontal and travels horizontally over the net (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      Glossary of sports / basketball

      a fast direct run towards the basket while dribbling the ball (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      an aggressive move toward the basket with the ball

      Glossary of sports / cricket

      a shot played with a vertical bat so that the ball runs along the ground in front of the batsman (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      Glossary of sports / golf

      a long shot played from either a tee or fairway, when covering the principal distance between two holes (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      a long hit taken with a special club (the driver). (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

      a tee shot using a driver (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      usually, to hit the ball from the tee; also, to hit the ball with a full swing and maximum force

      Glossary of sports / polo

      a hit made from alongside the horse (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

      Glossary of sports / rowing

      the action of pulling the oar through the water (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      Glossary of sports / rugby union

      the pushing forward by one team of a maul (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      Glossary of sports / tennis

      a hit that brings the ball quickly and low to the opponent's baseline (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

      a fast and straight shot (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      Definition of the verb drive

      What does drive mean as a doing word?

      Drive is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

      verb - inflections:

      simple pastpast participlepresent participlethird-person singular
      drovedrivendrivingdrives

      1. operate or control a vehicle
        • examples: drive a car or bus | Can you drive this four-wheel truck? | They drive the car down the avenue
        • domain: driving
        • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
        • more generic words: control / operate = handle and cause to function
        • more specific terms:
      2. travel or be transported in a vehicle
        • example: They drive up the hill
        • syntax:
          Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
          [Agent - being] [Verb]They rowed
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Location]They rowed the canals of Venice
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Oblique] [Adjective]Penny rowed her palms raw
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state]Penny rowed her palms to shreds
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]He drove Penny
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state]Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Path Preposition] [Location]He rowed Penny across the lake
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location]They rowed along the canal

          Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): cruise, fly, navigate, oar, paddle, pedal, rally, ride, row, sail, tack, voyage.

        • domain: driving
        • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
        • synonym of drive: motor
        • more generic words: carry / transport = move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; go / locomote / move / travel = change location
        • entailment: ride = be carried or travel on or in a vehicle
      3. cause someone or something to move by driving
        • syntax:
          Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
          [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme]Amanda carried the package | Amanda drove the packageVerbs of Sending and Carrying: bike, motor, paddle, row, trundle, wheel
          [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package to New York | Amanda drove the package to New York
          [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] to [Destination] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda drove the package to New York from home
          [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package from home | Amanda drove the package from home
          [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package from home to New York | Amanda drove the package from home to New York
          [Agent - being] [Verb]They rowedVerbs of Motion: cruise, fly, navigate, oar, paddle, pedal, rally, ride, row, sail, tack, voyage
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Location]They rowed the canals of Venice
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Oblique] [Adjective]Penny rowed her palms raw
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state]Penny rowed her palms to shreds
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]He drove Penny
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state]Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Path Preposition] [Location]He rowed Penny across the lake
          [Agent - being] [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location]They rowed along the canal
        • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
        • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
        • more specific terms:
      4. force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
        • example: He drives me mad
        • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
        • synonyms of drive: force / ram
        • more generic word: thrust = push forcefully
        • more specific words: toenail / toe = drive obliquely
      5. to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly
        • example: They drive him to write the letter
        • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
        • more generic words: coerce / force / hale / pressure / squeeze = to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
      6. cause to move back by force or influence
      7. compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
        • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
        • more generic word: make = compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
      8. push, propel, or press with force
        • examples: Drive a nail into the wall | The horses drive across the field
        • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
        • more generic words: impel / propel = cause to move forward with force
      9. cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
        • example: drive the ball far out into the field
        • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
        • more generic word: throw = propel through the air
      10. strive and make an effort to reach a goal
      11. move into a desired direction of discourse
        • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
        • synonyms of drive: aim / get
        • more generic words: intend / mean = mean or intend to express or convey
      12. have certain properties when driven
        • examples: My new truck drives well | These cars won't drive
        • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
        • synonym of drive: ride
      13. work as a driver
        • examples: He drives a bread truck | She drives for the taxi company in Newark
        • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
        • more generic terms: do work / work = be employed
      14. move by being propelled by a force
        • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
        • more generic words: go / locomote / move / travel = change location
        • more specific word: pull = move into a certain direction
      15. urge forward
        • example: drive the cows into the barn
        • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
        • more generic words: force / push = move with force
        • more specific word: mush = drive
      16. proceed along in a vehicle
      17. strike with a driver, as in teeing off
        • example: drive a golf ball
        • domain: golf / golf game
        • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
        • more generic word: hit = cause to move by striking
      18. hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally
        • example: drive a ball
        • domain: athletics / sport
        • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
        • more generic word: hit = cause to move by striking
      19. excavate horizontally
        • example: drive a tunnel
        • domain: excavation / mining
        • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
        • more generic words: dig / excavate / hollow = remove the inner part or the core of
      20. cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling
        • examples: The amplifier drives the tube | steam drives the engines | this device drives the disks for the computer
        • lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
        • more generic word: power = supply the force or power for the functioning of
      21. (hunting) search for game
      22. (hunting) chase from cover into more open ground

      Specialised definition of the verb drive

      Glossary of sports / basketball

      to dribble the ball through a particular area of the court towards the basket (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      to advance forcefully towards the basket with the ball (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      to make an aggressive move toward the basket with the ball

      Glossary of sports / bowling

      to bowl a straight fast bowl, eliminating the bias, with the intention of breaking up the head and/or sending the jack into the ditch or off the rink (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

      Glossary of sports / cricket

      to strike the ball very hard and straight with the bat held vertically (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      Glossary of sports / golf

      to hit a long shot from either a tee or a fairway when covering the principal distance between holes (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

      Films

      1. "Drive" is a 2011 American neo-noir arthouse action crime thriller film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac, and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the 2005 James Sallis novel of the same name, with a screenplay by Hossein Amini.
      2. "Drive" is a 1997 cult action film starring Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, Tracey Walter, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy, and Masaya Kato. The film was directed by Steve Wang with stunt work/fight choreography done by Koichi Sakamoto. Like most of Wang's films at the time, Drive went straight-to-video but received a cult following afterwards.
      3. Drive is an American action drama television series created by Tim Minear and Ben Queen, produced by Minear, Queen, and Greg Yaitanes, and starring Nathan Fillion. Four episodes aired on the Fox Network in April 2007. Two unaired episodes were later released directly to digital distribution.
      4. "Drive" is a film.
        • country: Japan
        • language: Japanese Language
        • genre: Japanese Movies
      5. "Drive": This video sports a huge cast and a wild scheme to rid the world of sex. The story has Mary Jim Sstunning plotting to kidnap a scientist who's developed a drug to eliminate the sex drive, hence the title. But secret agent Clark is on the case. Long-haired Clark and his lover Robbie engage in foreplay on the floor and take turns sucking one another's cock. These two muscled men suck 69 style before humping butt.
      6. "Drive" is a 2010 documentary film directed by Telen Rodwell and Bronwyn Purvis.
      7. "Drive" is a film, directed by Sean Kilgus.
      8. "Drive" is a short film, directed by Joseph Procopio.
        • country: Canada
        • language: English Language
        • released in (9 years ago)

      Music

      1. "Drive" is a 1984 song by The Cars, the third single from the band's Heartbeat City album released in March 1984 and their biggest international hit. Written by Ric Ocasek, the track was sung by bassist Benjamin Orr and produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange with the band. Upon its release, "Drive" became The Cars' highest charting single in the United States, peaking at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart; on the Adult Contemporary chart, the song went to number one. It reached number four in West Germany, number six in Canada and number five in the UK.
      2. "Drive" is the product of The Crystal Method's teaming up with Nike. It is part of a series of mixes intended to assist joggers on their workout routines known as Original Run. The album is a nearly 45 minute continuous mix of ten tracks, some new, some remixes and edits of songs off of the London soundtrack and Community Service II. It was released on the iTunes Store on June 28, 2006 as one long track.
      3. "Drive" is the tenth studio album by American country music artist Alan Jackson. Released in 2002 on Arista Nashville, the album produced Jackson's highest-debuting single on the Hot Country Songs charts in the Number One hit "Where Were You", a ballad written in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. "Drive", "Work in Progress", and "That'd Be Alright" were also released as singles, peaking at #1, #3, and #2, respectively, on the same chart; "Designated Drinker" also reached #44 without officially being released.
      4. "Drive" is a song recorded by American rock band Incubus. It was released in November 2000 as a single from their third album Make Yourself. It is considered the band's biggest hit and breakthrough single, eventually reaching the top of Billboard's modern rock charts on March 3, 2001 and #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 on July 28. In 2001, "Drive" won Billboard's award for Modern Rock Single of the Year. Director Bill Draheim documented the making of "Drive". 'Save Me from my Half-Life Drive' is the result of that edited EPK footage.
      5. "Drive" was the lead single and first track from American alternative rock band R.E.M.'s eighth studio album Automatic for the People in 1992. Although it was not as successful as previous lead singles "Losing My Religion," "Stand," or "The One I Love" in the United States, it became R.E.M.'s then second biggest hit on the UK Singles Charts, peaking at #11. It managed a peak of #28 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song did hit number one on the Modern Rock Tracks and number two on the Mainstream Rock Tracks.
      6. "Drive" is a composition, cataloged instance.
      7. "Drive" is a song by Miley Cyrus.
      8. "Drive" is the second studio album produced by Electronic dance music artist Gareth Emery, released on April 1, 2014. The album is the follow up to Gareth's first release - Northern Lights in 2010 The Album features vocals from Christina Novelli who also sung on Emery's most successful single to date - Concrete Angel which has had over 20 million views on YouTube. Also featured are Gavin Beach, Ben Gold, LJ Ayrten, Asia Whiteacre, Krewella, Bo Bruce and Emery's sister, Roxanne Emery.
      9. "Drive" is an album by American banjoist Béla Fleck. The album was produced toward the end of Fleck's New Grass Revival career and before the Flecktones were formed and included an all-star list of bluegrass performers.
      10. "Drive" is the fifth studio album by Anneke van Giersbergen.
      11. "Drive" is a 2003 album by Bodyslam.
        • released on (11 years ago)
      12. "Drive" is the debut solo album by New Zealand artist Bic Runga, released in August 1997 in New Zealand. The album was released the following year in Australia and Europe, and on 21 July 1998 in the United States.
        • also known as Drive (bonus disc)
        • genre: Rock music
        • released on (17 years ago)
      13. "Drive" is a musical album of Cliff Martinez.
        • released on
      14. "Drive" is a composition.
      15. "Drive" is a 2003 album by British musician Robert Palmer, his fourteenth solo studio album, and his last album before his death.
        • genre: Blues
        • released on (11 years ago)
      16. "Drive" is the fifth studio album by the Finnish gothic metal band Poisonblack. It was released on 27 April 2011 in Europe by Century Media Records.
      17. "Drive" is the title of a studio album released in 1993 by American country music artist Steve Wariner. It was his second release for the Arista Nashville label. The album produced four chart singles on the Billboard country charts in "If I Didn't Love You" at #8, "Drivin' and Cryin'" at #24, "It Won't Be over You" at #18, and the title track at #63.
        • genre: Country
        • released on (21 years ago)
      18. "Drive" is a pop/rock song written by Phil Thornalley and Bryan Adams, and was the second single release by Australian singer-songwriter Shannon Noll. released on 19 April 2004. The single, the second to be lifted from Shannon's 2004 debut album That's What I'm Talking About was Shannon's second top 10 hit, debuting and peaking at #4 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. The single is certified Platinum with sales of 70,000.
      19. "Drive" is an album by the American guitarist Russ Freeman, released in 2002 for the Peak label. This album reached #7 on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz chart.
      20. "Drive" is the third album by American actor/singer/songwriter Scott Grimes, released in 2010.
      21. "Drive" is the 1992 single album by R.E.M.
        • artist: R.E.M.
        • released on (23 years ago)
      22. "Drive" is a musical single of Incubus.
        • released on (14 years ago)
      23. "Drive" is a musical single of Client.
        • also known as Drive [2]
        • released in (8 years ago)
      24. "Drive" is a composition, cataloged instance.

      Groups

      1. Drive was a five-piece progressive metal, power metal, heavy metal, and hard rock band formed in Houston, Texas, USA by Rick Chavez. They released two albums, Characters in Time and Diablero.
      2. Drive is a musical group.
      3. Drive is a music group from Oregon, United States.
        • album: "Music for Interplanetary Travel"
      4. Drive is a music group from Toledo, Ohio, United States.
        • album: "As You Wish"

      There are other groups with in their name, like I Drive, X Drive, Drive By, Drive In, Drive-by, Drive-in, Drive?in, Cool Drive, Days Drive, Sara Drive, Cielo Drive, Cover Drive, Disco Drive, Faben Drive, Faber Drive, Final Drive, Grand Drive, Kyoto Drive, Manic Drive and Ocean Drive.

      Business

      1. Drive a.k.a. Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by Google, released on April 24, 2012, which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Rumors about Google Drive began circulating as early as March 2006. Files shared publicly on Google Drive can be searched with web search engines. As of October 2014, Google Drive had 240 million monthly active users.
      2. Drive a.k.a. RankAbove: With over a decade of experience, we know what components of a website Google’s algorithm is looking for to deem it the most relevant match to a search query. Each component is tracked in our SEO platform, and optimizing is as straightforward as addressing the tasks ordered by priority and seeing your site’s Optimization Score rise.

      Miscellanea

      1. Drive: In golf stroke mechanics, a drive, also known as a tee shot, is a long-distance shot played from the tee box, intended to move the ball a great distance down the fairway towards the green.
      2. Drive: /DRIVE is an automotive network and popular YouTube channel with web video series dedicated to car reviews, driving adventures, motorsports coverage, and detailed looks at the manufacturing of high-end cars. Launched on January 2, 2012, /DRIVE was the first new series to air as part of Google's original content initiative. Michael Spinelli of Jalopnik.com, Gumball 3000 veteran Alex Roy of Team Polizei 144, Matt Farah of TheSmokingTire.com, and Chris Harris formerly of AutoCar and EVO magazine, were part of the initial launch season and remain key contributors to the /DRIVE channel.
      3. Drive: In charitable organizations, a drive is a collection of items for people who need them, such as clothing, used items, books, canned food, cars, etc. Some drives are that people go through their inventory, bag the items up, and put them in a giveaway bin, or charitable organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Salvation Army come to the house and pick them up. They then put the items in their thrift stores or, if they don't have any, sell them to thrift stores to raise money for their organization.

      Phrases with Drive

      Phrases starting with the word Drive:

      1. drive in
      2. drive up
      3. Drive-by
      4. drive-in
      5. drive off
      6. drive out
      7. Drive-Off

      Phrases ending with the word Drive:

      1. u-drive
      2. cd drive
      3. On Drive
      4. let drive
      5. log drive
      6. Off Drive
      7. Pen Drive
      8. sex drive
      9. War-Drive
      10. you-drive
      11. Zip Drive
      12. Belt drive
      13. Belt-Drive

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      Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Drive

      Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

      Google previewOfficial Gazette of the United States Patent Office (1918)

      drive means secured to the remaining lugs, a revolving plate positioned within said hopper, said drive means being adapted to rotate said revolving plate whereby the seed may be discharged from said hopper, said hopper being capable of ...

      Google previewHegel on the Proofs and the Personhood of God (2017)

      Studies in Hegel's Logic and Philosophy of Religion by Robert R. Williams

      Drive is the carrying-out of the certainty belonging to it—to wit, that its subjectivity is one-sided and defective,

      Google previewThe Art of Fine Art (2012)

      Notes, Essays, and Guiding Lights After Fifty Years of Work by Eo Omwake

      Drive is an essential ingredient for the artist. It is the bedrock of...

      Google previewProposed Runway 5L/23R, Proposed New Overnight Express Air Cargo Sorting and Distribution Facility, and Associated Developments, Piedmont Triad International Airport (2001)

      Environmental Impact Statement

      Functionally classified as open space, Shelby Drive is a 7.17-acre area maintained by the City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department. Site No. 56: Creekwood Drive ~ Creekwood Drive is located 4.6 miles southeast of PTIA along ...

      Google previewYellowstone & Grand Teton Splendor (2015)

      by Dennis W. Linnehan

      The Firehole Lake Drive is a one way 3-mile drive over a flat wide open road. Firehole Spring perpetually boils and emits frequent small bursts of water creating fascinating bacteria mats from the spring's runoff. The Firehole Canyon Drive is a ...

      Google previewNew Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2011: Introductory (2010)

      by June Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja

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      by Misty E. Vermaat, Susan L. Sebok, Steven M. Freund, Jennifer T. Campbell, Mark Frydenberg

      An external hard drive is a separate, portable, freestanding hard disk or SSD that usually connects to the computer with a cable (Figure 1-22). As with an internal hard disk or SSD, the entire external hard drive is enclosed in an airtight, sealed ...

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      A hard disk drive is the main storage device on a personal computer system. It is usually mounted...

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      Google previewStart Your Own Information Consultant Business (2004)

      Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success by Entrepreneur Press

      Your computer's hard drive is the toolbox in which you'll keep the tools of your trade. If you have to choose between size and speed, go with size. At least a 40GB hard drive is a good size and will give you plenty of room for your programs and ...

      Google previewFundamentos de administración financiera (2008)

      A hard disk drive is the main storage device on a personal computer system. It is usually mounted...

      An optical drive is a storage device that works with CDs, DVDs, Btu-ray discs, or some combination of these storage media. Optical drives are ...

      Google previewNew Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Introductory (2011)

      by June Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja

      A hard disk drive is the main storage device on a personal computer system. It is usually mounted...

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      Google previewComdex 14-In-1 Computer Course Kit, 2008 Edition (With Cd) (2008)

      by Vikas Gupta

      CD-ROM drive is a device that reads the information stored on CD-ROM disks (Fig.W- 1 .2). CD-ROM is an abbreviated term for 'Compact Disk-Read Only Memory' . A CD-ROM gives us the opportunity to only read its information.

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      Insights into the Little Big Things of Life by Tara Thorat

      Drive is an overwhelming sense of purpose like an innate fire or an unstoppable avalanche, It's the force that moves mountains and churns oceans, it allows one to walk on air and water, It is the fire that tempers our steel, burns up the outdated ...

      Google previewEncyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management (2016)

      by Lee, In

      Attribute5–Attribute 5 in, 1 ; Attribute 5 in=drive ba_re_dl , ...

      Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (2003)

      VolumeII: Performance and Production by John Shepherd

      GARRY TAMLYN Drive The term 'drive' relates to the rhythmic character of a jazz, rock or rock-derived accompaniment where successively sounded pulse, metrical units or points of rhythmic interest in a beat are equally highlighted through ...

      Google previewDictionary of Computer Networking

      RAID 0: Data is striped over one or more drives, but there is no redundant drive. RAID 0 provides no fault tolerance because the loss of a hard disk means a complete loss of data. Some classification ...

      Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

      by Chambers,

      incense, inflame,kippage, offence,offense, outrage,provoke, rancour 08badblood,drive mad,irritate,paroxysm, road rage,vexation09 aggravate, annoyance, infuriate,make angry 10antagonism, antagonize,bitterness, conniption, drive crazy, ...

      Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

      CD-ROM Edition, Windows/Mac Individual User Version 1.0 by Oxford Dictionaries,

      local CD-ROM/DVD drive (for installation); 16-bit sound card; 512 MB RAM; runs from hard drive only. Network ...

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      Usage statistics about drive

      The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

      Usage statistics for the verb drive:

      conversational speech66.22%task-oriented speech33.78% imaginative writing69.44%informational writing30.56%

      Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun drive:

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      Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb drive:

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      Quotes about Drive

      In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950 Mercury. I couldn't drive, but I had it in the parking lot there, and everybody that could drive would drive the car. So it was like a community thing. (Willie Mays)
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      Scrabble value of D2R1I1V4E1

      The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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