Bedeutung von “drive” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /draɪv/ past tense drove, past participle driven
Extra Examples
"Can you drive?" "I'm learning."He's not meant to drive any more.I drive and he reads the map.My dad taught me to drive.He hardly ever drives the car. It just sits in the garage.

to make a car, bus, or train move, and control what it does:

She's learning to drive.
He drives a red sports car.

A1 to travel somewhere in a car, or to take someone somewhere in a car:

We decided to drive to the airport.
My friend drove me home last night.
drive sb out/away/from, etc

to force someone to leave a place:

The supermarket has driven many small shops out of the area.
drive sb crazy/mad/wild, etc

B2 to make someone feel crazy, annoyed, or excited:

That noise is driving me mad.
drive sb to sth; drive sb to do sth

to make someone have a bad feeling or do something bad:

The arguments and violence drove her to leave home.
drive sth into/through/towards, etc

to push something somewhere by hitting it hard:

He drove the nail into the wall with a hammer.

to provide the power or energy that makes someone or something work:

[ often passive ] She was driven by greed and ambition.
→ See also drive/send sb round the bend , drive sb up the wall

(Definition von “drive verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)