driveverbuk us /draɪv/ (drove, driven)
drive verb (USE VEHICLE)
drive verb (FORCE)
- Extreme stress had driven him to the brink of a nervous breakdown.
- His family could not understand how this quiet, well-adjusted man could have been driven to this terrible deed.
- Self-hatred apparently drove her to mutilate her own face.
- Her husband's violent and abusive behaviour drove her to the verge of despair.
- She had her demons and, later in life, they drove her to drink.
drive verb (PROVIDE POWER)
drivenounuk us /draɪv/
drive noun (ROAD)
drive noun (PLANNED EFFORT)
drive noun (COMPUTING)
drive noun (VEHICLE)
drive noun (POWER)