drove Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “drove” in the English Dictionary

"drove" in British English

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uk   /drəʊv/  us   /droʊv/
past simple ofdrive

drovenoun [C]

uk   /drəʊv/  us   /droʊv/
mainly UK a ​largegroup of ​animals, ​especially cattle or ​sheep, ​moving from one ​place to anotherdroves [plural] a ​largegroup, ​especially of ​people, ​moving towards a ​place: Every ​summer droves of sightseers ​crowd the ​city. Fans came in droves to ​see her ​concerts.

droveverb [T]

uk   /drəʊv/  us   /droʊv/ (drove) UK specialized
to ​movefarmanimals on ​foot from one ​place to another
noun [C] uk   /ˈdrəʊ.vər/  us   /ˈdroʊ.vɚ/
The drover ​walkedalongside the ​oxen, ​gentlytapping them with his ​stick.
(Definition of drove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drove" in American English

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 us   /droʊv/
past simple ofdrive
(Definition of drove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drove”
in Arabic drive الفِعل الماضي مِن…
in Korean “drive”의 과거형…
in Portuguese passado de “drive”…
in Catalan passat de “drive”…
in Japanese “drive” の過去形…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驾驶…
in Turkish 'sürmek' fiilinin ikinci hali…
in Russian прош. вр. гл. drive…
in Chinese (Traditional) 駕駛…
in Italian passato semplice di “drive”…
in Polish -…
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