Hindi translation of 'drive'
drive /draɪv ड्राइव़्/
Word forms: drives, driving, drove, driven /ˈdrɪvən ˈड्रिव़न्/
1. intransitive or transitive verb
To drive, or drive a vehicle, means to control it so that it goes where you want it to go.
She never learned to drive.
His daughter drove him to the train station.
driving uncountable noun
गाड़ी चालन mn
driverWord forms: drivers countable noun
The driver got out of his van.
2. countable noun
A drive is a journey in a vehicle such as a car.
गाड़ी की यात्रा mn
I thought we might go for a drive.
3. countable noun
A drive is a private road leading from a public road to a house.
(निजी) सड़क nf
4. transitive verb
If something drives a machine, it supplies the power that makes it work.
Electric motors drive the wheels.
5. countable noun
You use drive to refer to the mechanical part of a computer which reads the data on disks and tapes, or writes data onto them.[computing]
कंप्यूटर का एक पुर्जा mn
6. transitive verb
If you drive one thing into another, you push it in or hammer it in using a lot of effort.
Drive the pegs into the ground.
7. transitive verb
If you drive people or animals somewhere, you make them go to or from that place.
The last offensive drove thousands of people into Thailand.
8. transitive verb
The desire or feeling that drives someone to do something, especially something extreme, is what causes them to do it.
Jealousy drives people to murder.
9. uncountable noun
Drive is energy and determination.
John will be remembered for his drive and enthusiasm.
10. singular noun
A drive is a special effort by a group of people to achieve something.
...a drive to end child poverty.
To drive people away means to make them want to go away or stay away.
Increased crime is driving away customers.
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Example Sentences Including 'drive'
The Port Authority police took me for a drive down the forty-foot container lanes.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
He'd wanted to drive her away, to banish her from his thoughts.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
They also taught her how to fire a gun, ride a motorbike and drive a car.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
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'drive' in Other Languages
- Arabic: نُزْهَةٌ في سَيَارَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: passeio de carro
- Chinese: 驾驶
- Croatian: vožnja
- Czech: jízda autem
- Danish: kørsel
- Dutch: rit
- European Spanish: viaje en coche
- Finnish: ajomatka
- French: promenade en voiture
- German: Fahrt
- Greek: διαδρομή με όχημα
- Italian: viaggio in auto il guidare
- Japanese: ドライブ
- Korean: 드라이브
- Norwegian: kjøretur
- Polish: przejażdżka
- Portuguese: passeio de carro
- Romanian: călătorie călătorii
- Russian: езда
- Spanish: viaje en carro
- Swedish: uppfartsväg
- Thai: การขับรถเที่ยว
- Turkish: yolculuk otomobil
- Ukrainian: їзда
- Vietnamese: chuyến đi chơi bằng xe
- Arabic: يَقُودُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dirigir
- Chinese: 驾驶
- Croatian: voziti
- Czech: řídit auto
- Danish: køre
- Dutch: rijden auto
- European Spanish: conducir
- Finnish: ajaa
- French: conduire
- German: fahren
- Greek: οδηγώ
- Italian: guidare
- Japanese: 運転する
- Korean: 운전하다
- Norwegian: kjøre
- Polish: kierować
- Portuguese: conduzir
- Romanian: a conduce
- Russian: водить
- Spanish: conducir
- Swedish: köra
- Thai: ขับ
- Turkish: sürmek otomobil
- Ukrainian: водити
- Vietnamese: lái xe
Translation of drive from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary