• the act of applying force to propel something;
    • "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
  • a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine;
    • "a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds"
  • a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end;
    • "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"
  • a road leading up to a private house;
    • "they parked in the driveway"
  • the trait of being highly motivated;
    • "his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers"
  • hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver;
    • "he sliced his drive out of bounds"
  • the act of driving a herd of animals overland
  • a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile);
    • "he took the family for a drive in his new car"
  • a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
  • (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
  • a wide scenic road planted with trees;
    • "the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views"
  • (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)
  • operate or control a vehicle;
    • "drive a car or bus"
    • "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?"
  • travel or be transported in a vehicle;
  • cause someone or something to move by driving;
  • force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically;
    • "He drives me mad"
  • to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly;
    • "She is driven by her passion"
  • cause to move back by force or influence;
  • compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment;
  • push, propel, or press with force;
  • cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force;
    • "drive the ball far out into the field"
  • strive and make an effort to reach a goal;
  • move into a desired direction of discourse;
  • have certain properties when driven;
    • "My new truck drives well"
  • work as a driver;
    • "He drives a bread truck"
    • "She drives for the taxi company in Newark"
  • move by being propelled by a force;
  • urge forward;
    • "drive the cows into the barn"
  • proceed along in a vehicle;
    • "We drive the turnpike to work"
  • strike with a driver, as in teeing off;
    • "drive a golf ball"
  • hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally;
    • "drive a ball"
  • excavate horizontally;
    • "drive a tunnel"
  • cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling;
    • "The amplifier drives the tube"
    • "steam drives the engines"
    • "this device drives the disks for the computer"
  • hunting: search for game;
    • "drive the forest"
  • hunting: chase from cover into more open ground;
    • "drive the game"
  • DRIVE v DROVE or DRAVE, DRIVEN, DRIVING, DRIVES to urge or propel forward DRIVABLE adj

Scrabble Score: 9

drive is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

drive is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

drive is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 10

drive is a valid Words With Friends word