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English definition of “drive”

drive

verb [T] (PROVIDE POWER)   /drɑɪv/ (past tense drove  /droʊv/, past participle driven  /ˈdrɪv·ən/)
to provide the power to make a machine operate : The water pump is driven by a windmill .
(Definition of drive verb (PROVIDE POWER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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