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Pronunciation of Drive  


English Meaning

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.

  1. To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward: drove the horses into the corral.
  2. To repulse or put to flight by force or influence: drove the attackers away; drove out any thought of failure.
  3. To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
  4. To convey or transport in a vehicle: drove the children to school.
  5. To traverse in a vehicle: drive the freeways to work.
  6. To supply the motive force or power to and cause to function: Steam drives the engine.
  7. To cause or sustain, as if by supplying force or power: "The current merger mania is apparently driven by an urge . . . to reduce risk or to exploit opportunities in a very rapidly changing business environment” ( Peter Passell).
  8. To compel or force to work, often excessively: "Every serious dancer is driven by notions of perfection—perfect expressiveness, perfect technique” ( Susan Sontag).
  9. To force into or from a particular act or state: Indecision drives me crazy.
  10. To force to go through or penetrate: drove the stake into the ground.
  11. To create or produce by penetrating forcibly: The nail drove a hole in the tire.
  12. To carry through vigorously to a conclusion: drove home his point; drive a hard bargain.
  13. Sports To throw, strike, or cast (a ball, for example) hard or rapidly.
  14. Basketball To move with the ball directly through: drove the lane and scored.
  15. Baseball To cause (a run or runner) to be scored by batting. Often used with in.
  16. To chase (game) into the open or into traps or nets.
  17. To search (an area) for game in such a manner.
  18. To move along or advance quickly as if pushed by an impelling force.
  19. To rush, dash, or advance violently against an obstruction: The wind drove into my face.
  20. To operate a vehicle, such as a car.
  21. To go or be transported in a vehicle: drove to the supermarket.
  22. Sports To hit, throw, or impel a ball or other missile forcibly.
  23. Basketball To move directly to the basket with the ball.
  24. To make an effort to reach or achieve an objective; aim.
  25. The act of driving.
  26. A trip or journey in a vehicle.
  27. A road for automobiles and other vehicles.
  28. The means or apparatus for transmitting motion or power to a machine or from one machine part to another.
  29. The position or operating condition of such a mechanism: "He put his car into drive and started home” ( Charles Baxter).
  30. The means by which automotive power is applied to a roadway: four-wheel drive.
  31. The means or apparatus for controlling and directing an automobile: right-hand drive.
  32. Computer Science A device that reads data from and often writes data onto a storage medium, such as a floppy disk.
  33. A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose. See Synonyms at campaign.
  34. Energy, push, or aggressiveness.
  35. Psychology A strong motivating tendency or instinct related to self-preservation, reproduction, or aggression that prompts activity toward a particular end.
  36. A massive, sustained military offensive.
  37. Sports The act of hitting, knocking, or thrusting a ball very swiftly.
  38. Sports The stroke or thrust by which a ball is driven.
  39. Basketball The act of moving with the ball directly to the basket.
  40. A rounding up and driving of cattle to new pastures or to market.
  41. A gathering and driving of logs down a river.
  42. The cattle or logs thus driven.
  43. drive at To mean to do or say: I don't understand what you're driving at.

Malayalam Meaning

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× ആന്തരികത്വര - Aantharikathvara | antharikathvara
× പന്തടി - Panthadi
× പറത്തുക - Paraththuka | Parathuka
× തുരത്തുക - Thuraththuka | Thurathuka
× വാഹനയാത്ര - Vaahanayaathra | Vahanayathra
× സ്റ്റിയറിങ്ങിന്റെ സ്ഥാനം - Sttiyaringinte Sthaanam | Sttiyaringinte Sthanam
× പാച്ചുക - Paachuka | Pachuka
× ദ്വാരമുണ്ടാക്കുക - Dhvaaramundaakkuka | Dhvaramundakkuka
× വണ്ടിസവാരി - Vandisavaari | Vandisavari
× സവാരി - Savaari | Savari


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Jeremiah 19:9

And I will cause them to eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and everyone shall eat the flesh of his friend in the siege and in the desperation with which their enemies and those who seek their lives shall drive them to despair."'

അവരുടെ ശത്രുക്കളും അവർക്കും പ്രാണഹാനി വരുത്തുവാൻ നോക്കുന്നവരും അവരെ ഞെരുക്കുന്ന ഞെരുക്കത്തിലും നിരോധത്തിലും ഞാൻ അവരെ സ്വന്ത പുത്രന്മാരുടെ മാംസവും പുത്രിമാരുടെ മാംസവും തിന്നുമാറാക്കും; ഔരോരുത്തൻ താന്താന്റെ കൂട്ടുകാരന്റെ മാംസം തിന്നും.

Exodus 23:31

And I will set your bounds from the Red Sea to the sea, Philistia, and from the desert to the River. For I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you shall drive them out before you.

ഞാൻ നിന്റെ ദേശം ചെങ്കടൽതുടങ്ങി ഫെലിസ്ത്യരുടെ കടൽവരെയും മരുഭൂമിതുടങ്ങി നദിവരെയും ആക്കും; ദേശത്തിലെ നിവാസികളെ നിങ്ങളുടെ കയ്യിൽ ഏല്പിക്കും; നീ അവരെ നിന്റെ മുമ്പിൽ നിന്നു ഔടിച്ചുകളയേണം.

Numbers 22:6

Therefore please come at once, curse this people for me, for they are too mighty for me. Perhaps I shall be able to defeat them and drive them out of the land, for I know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed."

നീ വന്നു എനിക്കുവേണ്ടി ഈ ജനത്തെ ശപിക്കേണമേ; അവർ എന്നെക്കാൾ ഏറ്റവും ബലവാന്മാർ ആയിരിക്കകൊണ്ടു പക്ഷേ അവരെ തോല്പിച്ചു ദേശത്തുനിന്നു ഔടിച്ചുകളവാൻ എനിക്കു കഴിവുണ്ടാകുമായിരിക്കും; നീ അനുഗ്രഹിക്കുന്നവൻ അനുഗ്രഹിക്കപ്പെട്ടവൻ , നീ ശപിക്കുന്നവൻ ശപിക്കപ്പെട്ടവൻ എന്നു ഞാൻ അറിയുന്നു എന്നു പറയിച്ചു.


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