Definitions For Drive


  • The act of applying force to propel something
  • A journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
  • The act of driving a herd of animals overland
  • (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)
  • Hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
  • A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
  • A wide scenic road planted with trees
  • A mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
  • (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
  • A road leading up to a private house
  • The trait of being highly motivated
  • A physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
  • A journey in a car
  • A hard area or small road outside of a house where cars can be parked
  • An effort made by a group of people to achieve a goal, to collect money, etc.


  • Move into a desired direction of discourse
  • (hunting) chase from cover into more open ground
  • (hunting) search for game
  • Cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling
  • Excavate horizontally
  • Hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally
  • Strike with a driver, as in teeing off
  • Cause to move back by force or influence
  • Cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
  • Push, propel, or press with force
  • Force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
  • Compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
  • Travel or be transported in a vehicle
  • Proceed along in a vehicle
  • Operate or control a vehicle
  • Urge forward
  • Cause someone or something to move by driving
  • Move by being propelled by a force
  • Strive and make an effort to reach a goal
  • Work as a driver
  • To compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly
  • Have certain properties when driven
  • To direct the movement of (a car, truck, bus, etc.)
  • To move in a specified manner or direction
  • To travel in a car

Is Drive a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Drive is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Drive in a Sentence

  • He drove the car down a bumpy road.
  • Do you want to drive or should I?
  • He is learning to drive.
  • It's a two-hour drive to the beach.
  • Her house is an hour's drive east of Los Angeles.
  • We took a pleasant drive in the country.

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