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drive

2 noun
     
drive2 S2 W2
1

in a car

[countable]TTC a journey in a car
drive to/along etc
Let's go for a drive along the coast.
Taylor took me for a drive through the town.
an hour's/a two hour etc drive
It's a two hour drive from Calais to Thiepval.
2

natural need

[countable]HBH a strong natural need or desire:
The treatment will not affect your sex drive.
3

outside your house

[countable]DH the hard area or road between your house and the street [= driveway]
in/on the drive
He parked his car in the drive.
4

effort

[countable]PPPSSO an effort to achieve something, especially an effort by an organization for a particular purpose:
a recruitment drive for new members
an economy drive (=effort to reduce spending)
drive to do something
a nationwide drive to crack down on crime
5

determination

[uncountable] determination and energy to succeed:
Brian has got tremendous drive.
6

power

[uncountable]TTCTEM the power from an engine that makes the wheels of a vehicle go round
7TD

computer

[countable] a piece of equipment in a computer that is used to get information from a disk or to store information on it disk drive
8

sport

[countable]DS an act of hitting a ball hard, especially in tennis, baseball, or golf:
He hit a long, high drive to right field.
9

military attack

[countable]PM several military attacks
drive into
a drive deep into enemy territory
10

animals

[countable] when animals such as cows or sheep are brought together and made to move in a particular direction
11

Drive

TTR used in the names of roads:
141 Park Drive
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