drive /draɪv/ verb (past tense drove, past participle driven)
CONTROL VEHICLE [I, T] › to make a car, bus, or train move, and control what it does: She's learning to drive. He drives a red sports car. TRAVEL [I, T] › 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 › 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.