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drove


8 dicționare găsite pentru drove
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drive \Drive\ (dr[imac]v), v. t. [imp. Drove (dr[=o]v),
     formerly Drave (dr[=a]v); p. p. Driven (dr[i^]v'n); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Driving.] [AS. dr[imac]fan; akin to OS.
     dr[imac]ban, D. drijven, OHG. tr[imac]ban, G. treiben, Icel.
     dr[imac]fa, Goth. dreiban. Cf. Drift, Drove.]
     1. To impel or urge onward by force in a direction away from
        one, or along before one; to push forward; to compel to
        move on; to communicate motion to; as, to drive cattle; to
        drive a nail; smoke drives persons from a room.
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              A storm came on and drove them into Pylos. --Jowett
                                                    (Thucyd. ).
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              Shield pressed on shield, and man drove man along.
                                                    --Pope.
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              Go drive the deer and drag the finny prey. --Pope.
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     2. To urge on and direct the motions of, as the beasts which
        draw a vehicle, or the vehicle borne by them; hence, also,
        to take in a carriage; to convey in a vehicle drawn by
        beasts; as, to drive a pair of horses or a stage; to drive
        a person to his own door.
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              How . . . proud he was to drive such a brother!
                                                    --Thackeray.
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     3. To urge, impel, or hurry forward; to force; to constrain;
        to urge, press, or bring to a point or state; as, to drive
        a person by necessity, by persuasion, by force of
        circumstances, by argument, and the like. " Enough to
        drive one mad." --Tennyson.
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              He, driven to dismount, threatened, if I did not do
              the like, to do as much for my horse as fortune had
              done for his.                         --Sir P.
                                                    Sidney.
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     4. To carry or; to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute.
        [Now used only colloquially.] --Bacon.
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              The trade of life can not be driven without
              partners.                             --Collier.
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     5. To clear, by forcing away what is contained.
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              To drive the country, force the swains away.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     6. (Mining) To dig Horizontally; to cut a horizontal gallery
        or tunnel. --Tomlinson.
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     7. To pass away; -- said of time. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     8. Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to
        propel (the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible
        throw.
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     9. to operate (a vehicle) while it is on motion, by
        manipulating the controls, such as the steering,
        propulsion, and braking mechanisms.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drove \Drove\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Droved; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Droving.] [Cf. Drove, n., and Drover.]
     1. To drive, as cattle or sheep, esp. on long journeys; to
        follow the occupation of a drover.
  
              He's droving now with Conroy's sheep along the
              Castlereagh.                          --Paterson.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. To finish, as stone, with a drove or drove chisel.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drove \Drove\, imp.
     of Drive.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drove \Drove\, n. [AS. dr[=a]f, fr. dr[imac]fan to drive. See
     Drive.]
     1. A collection of cattle driven, or cattle collected for
        driving; a number of animals, as oxen, sheep, or swine,
        driven in a body.
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     2. Any collection of irrational animals, moving or driving
        forward; as, a finny drove. --Milton.
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     3. A crowd of people in motion.
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              Where droves, as at a city gate, may pass. --Dryden.
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     4. A road for driving cattle; a driftway. [Eng.]
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     5. (Agric.) A narrow drain or channel used in the irrigation
        of land. --Simmonds.
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     6. (Masonry)
        (a) A broad chisel used to bring stone to a nearly smooth
            surface; -- called also drove chisel.
        (b) The grooved surface of stone finished by the drove
            chisel; -- called also drove work.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  drive
       n 1: the act of applying force to propel something; "after
            reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
            [syn: thrust, driving force]
       2: a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a
          machine; "a variable speed drive permitted operation
          through a range of speeds"
       3: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward
          a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they
          worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready
          for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end
          slavery"; "contributed to the war effort" [syn: campaign,
           cause, crusade, movement, effort]
       4: a road leading up to a private house; "they parked in the
          driveway" [syn: driveway, private road]
       5: the trait of being highly motivated; "his drive and energy
          exhausted his co-workers"
       6: hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; "he sliced
          his drive out of bounds" [syn: driving]
       7: the act of driving a herd of animals overland
       8: a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; "he took the
          family for a drive in his new car" [syn: ride]
       9: a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or
          desire
       10: (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads
           data from a storage medium
       11: a wide scenic road planted with trees; "the riverside drive
           offers many exciting scenic views" [syn: parkway]
       12: (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)
       v 1: operate or control a vehicle; "drive a car or bus"; "Can you
            drive this four-wheel truck?"
       2: travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the
          university every morning"; "They motored to London for the
          theater" [syn: motor]
       3: cause someone or something to move by driving; "She drove me
          to school every day"; "We drove the car to the garage"
       4: force into or from an action or state, either physically or
          metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He
          drives me mad" [syn: force, ram]
       5: to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive
          pressure on, or motivate strongly; "She is driven by her
          passion"
       6: cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy";
          "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
          [syn: repel, repulse, force back, push back, beat
          back] [ant: attract]
       7: compel somebody to do something, often against his own will
          or judgment; "She finally drove him to change jobs"
       8: push, propel, or press with force; "Drive a nail into the
          wall"
       9: cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force;
          "drive the ball far out into the field"
       10: strive and make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for
           years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little
           to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her
           doctoral thesis" [syn: tug, labor, labour, push]
       11: move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you
           driving at?" [syn: get, aim]
       12: have certain properties when driven; "This car rides
           smoothly"; "My new truck drives well" [syn: ride]
       13: work as a driver; "He drives a bread truck"; "She drives for
           the taxi company in Newark"
       14: move by being propelled by a force; "The car drove around
           the corner"
       15: urge forward; "drive the cows into the barn"
       16: proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
           [syn: take]
       17: strike with a driver, as in teeing off; "drive a golfball"
       18: hit very hard and straight with the bat swinging more or
           less vertically; "drive a ball"
       19: excavate horizontally; "drive a tunnel"
       20: cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by
           controlling; "The amplifier drives the tube"; "steam
           drives the engines"; "this device drives the disks for
           the computer"
       21: hunting: search for game; "drive the forest"
       22: hunting: chase from cover into more open ground; "drive the
           game"
       [also: drove, driven]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  drove
       n 1: a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together
       2: a moving crowd [syn: horde, swarm]
       3: a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone
          [syn: drove chisel]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  drove
       See drive

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "drove":
     army, bunch, cage, colony, corral, crush, drift, drive, flock, gam,
     gang, goad, herd, horde, host, kennel, lash, litter, multitude,
     pack, pod, press, prick, pride, punch cattle, push, ride herd on,
     round up, run, school, shepherd, shoal, skulk, sloth, spur, squash,
     throng, trip, troop, whip, wrangle  
     

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