The next day, Nyhof Dunn drove to Dick's Sporting Goods in Gresham.
Leon drove the van down a dirt trail and stopped near the backhoe, which had finished its digging and was now just waiting.
The cousin then drove Deeds to his farm and the wounded state senator was flown to the hospital from there.
When the day was through, he drove to his home in the Walnut Hills section.
Only then does he begin in earnest to investigate what drove his friends to cast him out.
He jerked up on the reins with a curse and drove in the spurs.
"Looks as if there were something doing there," said Percival, as they drove off the wharf.
The orderly saluted with his whip and drove on in obedience to Saxham's nod.
As he drove up the Street, he glanced across at the Page house.
The King of Prussia drove along the Konigstrasse, bowing to right and left.
Old English drifan "to drive, force, hunt, pursue; rush against" (class I strong verb; past tense draf, past participle drifen), from Proto-Germanic *dribanan (cf. Old Frisian driva, Old Saxon driban, Dutch drijven, Old High German triban, German treiben, Old Norse drifa, Gothic dreiban "to drive"). Not found outside Germanic. Original sense of "pushing from behind," altered in Modern English by application to automobiles. Related: Driving.
MILLER: "The more you drive, the less intelligent you are." ["Repo Man," 1984]
1690s, "act of driving," from drive (v.). Meaning "excursion by vehicle" is from 1785. Golfing sense of "forcible blow" is from 1836. Meaning "organized effort to raise money" is 1889, American English. Sense of "dynamism" is from 1908. In the computing sense, first attested 1963.
A strong motivating tendency or instinct, especially of sexual or aggressive origin, that prompts activity toward a particular end.