Drive meaning in everyday life and in business



1. Noun

They went for a drive around the countryside.

similar meaning to “ride”

I take it you can drive?

Asking if someone has a license and can legally drive.

2. Verb

He is driving me to the airport.

A passenger point of view

He is driving me crazy.

To drive in this sentence means the process of making someone go crazy.

An organized effort by a number of people to achieve a common purpose e.g. 10,000 people took part in the charity drive to raise funds for the homeless.

His ambition drove him to become one of the richest billionaires in the country.

A biological urge or determination and ambition

Gale force winds drove the turbines in full force.

A physical force or energy directed at something

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