Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Portuguese translation of drive

See all translations

drive

verb
 
/draɪv/ ( present participle driving, past tense drove, past participle driven)
A1 to make a car, bus, or train move, and control what it does
dirigir
She’s learning to drive.
A1 to travel somewhere in a car, or to take someone somewhere in a car
ir/levar de carro
Annie drove me home last night.
drive someone mad, crazy, etc. to make someone extremely annoyed
deixar alguém louco
He leaves dirty clothes all over the floor and it’s driving me mad.
drive someone crazy, nuts, etc. to make someone extremely annoyed
deixar alguém louco
He leaves dirty clothes all over the floor and it’s driving me crazy.
drive a hard bargain to expect a lot in exchange for what you pay or do
negociar duro
(Definition of drive verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “drive” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More