Synonyms of driven
- 1. drive, operate, control
- usage: operate or control a vehicle; "drive a car or bus"; "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?"
- 2. drive, motor, travel, go, move, locomote
- usage: travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater"
- 3. drive, move, displace
- usage: cause someone or something to move by driving; "She drove me to school every day"; "We drove the car to the garage"
- 4. force, drive, ram, thrust
- usage: force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"
- 5. drive, coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force
- usage: to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly; "She is driven by her passion"
- 6. repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back, push, force
- usage: cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
- 7. drive, make
- usage: compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment; "She finally drove him to change jobs"
- 8. drive, propel, impel
- usage: push, propel, or press with force; "Drive a nail into the wall"
- 9. drive, throw
- usage: cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force; "drive the ball far out into the field"
- 10. tug, labor, labour, push, drive, fight, struggle
- usage: strive and make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
- 11. drive, get, aim, mean, intend
- usage: move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?"
- 12. drive, ride
- usage: have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well"
- 13. drive, work, do work
- usage: work as a driver; "He drives a bread truck"; "She drives for the taxi company in Newark"
- 14. drive, drive, travel, go, move, locomote
- usage: move by being propelled by a force; "The car drove around the corner"
- 15. drive, push, force
- usage: urge forward; "drive the cows into the barn"
- 16. drive, take, traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
- usage: proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
- 17. drive, hit
- usage: strike with a driver, as in teeing off; "drive a golf ball"
- 18. drive, hit
- usage: hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally; "drive a ball"
- 19. drive, excavate, dig, hollow
- usage: excavate horizontally; "drive a tunnel"
- 20. drive, power
- usage: cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling; "The amplifier drives the tube"; "steam drives the engines"; "this device drives the disks for the computer"
- 21. drive, hunt, run, hunt down, track down
- usage: hunting: search for game; "drive the forest"
- 22. drive, hunt, run, hunt down, track down
- usage: hunting: chase from cover into more open ground; "drive the game"
- 1. driven, goaded, involuntary (vs. voluntary), nonvoluntary, unvoluntary
- usage: compelled forcibly by an outside agency; "mobs goaded by blind hatred"
- 2. driven, impelled, motivated (vs. unmotivated)
- usage: urged or forced to action through moral pressure; "felt impelled to take a stand against the issue"
- 3. compulsive, determined, driven, ambitious (vs. unambitious)
- usage: strongly motivated to succeed
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