Other Words for Drive

Drive Noun Synonyms
driveway, approach, (private) road or street, lane, byway, (scenic) route
The drive up to the house is lined with trees.

campaign, effort, appeal, crusade
The club has had a successful membership drive this year.

push, propel, impel, urge, press, thrust, move, motivate, actuate, prod, spur, goad, urge, force, make, compel, coerce, constrain, oblige, pressure or pressurize, high-pressure, induce, require, demand
What drove you to become a traitor? .

energy, effort, impetus, vigor, vim, spunk, enterprise, industry, initiative, ambition, ambitiousness, determination, persistence, urgency, zeal, enthusiasm, keenness, aggressiveness, get-up-and-go, pep, zip, push, hustle
She owes her success to her drive as well as her talent.

Drive Verb Synonyms
stab, plunge, thrust, sink, push, send, dig, ram
He has driven the dagger deep into the monster's heart.

ride, trip, outing, journey, run, tour, excursion, spin, whirl
On Sundays we would go for a drive in the country.

herd, drove, shepherd, ride herd (on)
We used to drive the cattle up the old Chisholm Trail to market in Abilene.

More Words for Drive

Make / Stab / Ram / Herd / Force / Sink / Run / Demand / Move / Spunk / Press

Chain Drive

Technology / Motorcycle / Chain Drive: Chain Drive is a method to transmit power from the transmission to the rear wheel of the motorcycle using a chain. The chain is much like that on a bicycle requiring periodic lubrication -- a messy jo MORE

Final Drive

Technology / Motorcycle / Final Drive: Means of transmitting power to the driven wheel, usually by chain, shaft, or belt. MORE

No Drive No Five

Entertainment / Bowling / No Drive No Five: An expression meaning that to take out the five pin on a pocket hit, the ball must drive through the deflection from the headpin to hit the five pin. MORE

Ribbon Driver

Technology / Home Audio / Ribbon Driver: The ribbon tweeter driver is a very thin corrugated aluminum 'voice coil' hanging freely like a streamer in a side-by-side magnetic field. A ribbon is actually a type of dynamic driver, in which the v MORE

Zip Drive

Technology / Computers / Zip Drive: An external drive that supports 100MB magnetic media on a 3.5 inch removable drive. MORE

Electrostatic Driver

Technology / Home Audio / Electrostatic Driver: The Electrostatic Driver generates a motive force for its diaphragm by the interaction of electric rather than magnetic fields as is the case for the dynamic driver. The electrostatic driver is basica MORE

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