1. (v. t.) 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.

2. (v. t.) To urge on and direct the motions of, as the beasts which draw a vehicle, or the vehicle borne by them; hence, also, to take in a carriage; to convey in a vehicle drawn by beasts; as, to drive a pair of horses or a stage; to drive a person to his own door.

3. (v. t.) To urge, impel, or hurry forward; to force; to constrain; to urge, press, or bring to a point or state; as, to drive a person by necessity, by persuasion, by force of circumstances, by argument, and the like.

4. (v. t.) To carry or; to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute.

5. (v. t.) To clear, by forcing away what is contained.

6. (v. t.) To dig Horizontally; to cut a horizontal gallery or tunnel.

7. (v. t.) To pass away; -- said of time.

8. (v. i.) To rush and press with violence; to move furiously.

9. (v. i.) To be forced along; to be impelled; to be moved by any physical force or agent; to be driven.

10. (v. i.) To go by carriage; to pass in a carriage; to proceed by directing or urging on a vehicle or the animals that draw it; as, the coachman drove to my door.

11. (v. i.) To press forward; to aim, or tend, to a point; to make an effort; to strive; -- usually with at.

12. (v. i.) To distrain for rent.

13. (p. p.) Driven.

14. (n.) The act of driving; a trip or an excursion in a carriage, as for exercise or pleasure; -- distinguished from a ride taken on horseback.

15. (n.) A place suitable or agreeable for driving; a road prepared for driving.

16. (n.) Violent or rapid motion; a rushing onward or away; esp., a forced or hurried dispatch of business.

17. (n.) In type founding and forging, an impression or matrix, formed by a punch drift.

18. (n.) A collection of objects that are driven; a mass of logs to be floated down a river.

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