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a journey in a car
in a car[countable]TTC
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.
a strong natural need or desire:
The treatment will not affect your sex drive.
the hard area or road between your house and the street [= driveway]
outside your house[countable]DH
in/on the drive
He parked his car in the drive.
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
determination and energy to succeed:
Brian has got tremendous drive.
the power from an engine that makes the wheels of a vehicle go round
a piece of equipment in a computer that is used to get information from a disk or to store information on it ➔ disk drive
an act of hitting a ball hard, especially in tennis, baseball, or golf:
He hit a long, high drive to right field.
several military attacks
a drive deep into enemy territory
when animals such as cows or sheep are brought together and made to move in a particular direction
used in the names of roads:
141 Park Drive