View definitions for drives


noun as in journey by vehicle

noun as in campaign for cause

verb as in hit with heavy blow

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Example Sentences

“A guy drives up in a 2008 Mercedes, brand new,” Harry S. Connelly Jr. says in the video, according to the Times.

Is there something wrong with trans people that drives us to self-harm?

Day by day, it drives people to distraction by diverting energy to mindless legal compliance.

Not hard to imagine what drives this number – money, the ever swelling lubricant of elective office.

Key findings in these focus groups about what drives voters should give pause to strategists and ad-makers in both parties.

Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.

They destroy ants and spiders and other creeping things, so that Alila's mother never kills them nor drives them away.

It needed only an exertion of will for the soul to hurl the body ashore as wind drives paper; to waft it kite-fashion to the bank.

He drives a white mule, and has managed to put a top of sail cloth on an old ramshackle buggy, which he calls a 'shay.'

Ethel was anxious to hear what her brother thought of papa's spirits, and whether he talked in their drives.


On this page you'll find 248 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drives, such as: tour, ride, run, trip, commute, and whirl.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.