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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) DRIVE

Synonyms: drive, driving force, thrust Definition: the act of applying force to propel something Usage: after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

Hypernyms: actuation, propulsion Definition: the act of propelling

Synonyms: drive, ride Definition: a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile) Usage: he took the family for a drive in his new car

Hypernyms: journey, journeying Definition: the act of traveling from one place to another

Synonyms: drive Definition: the act of driving a herd of animals overland

Hypernyms: conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation Definition: the act of moving something from one location to another

Synonyms: drive Definition: (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)

Hypernyms: return Definition: a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player Usage: he won the point on a cross-court return

Synonyms: drive, driving Definition: hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver Usage: he sliced his drive out of bounds

Hypernyms: swing, golf shot, golf stroke Definition: the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it

Synonyms: movement, campaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort Definition: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end Usage: he supported populist campaigns; they worked in the cause of world peace; the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant; the movement to end slavery; contributed to the war effort

Hypernyms: venture Definition: any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

Synonyms: drive, parkway Definition: a wide scenic road planted with trees Usage: the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views

Hypernyms: road, route Definition: an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

Synonyms: drive Definition: a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine Usage: a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

Hypernyms: mechanism Definition: device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function

Synonyms: drive Definition: (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium

Hypernyms: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: drive, driveway, private road Definition: a road leading up to a private house Usage: they parked in the driveway

Hypernyms: road, route Definition: an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

Synonyms: drive Definition: the trait of being highly motivated Usage: his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers

Hypernyms: trait Definition: a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

Synonyms: drive Definition: a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire

Hypernyms: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

Synonyms for (verb) DRIVE

Synonyms: aim, drive, get Definition: move into a desired direction of discourse Usage: What are you driving at?

Hypernyms: intend, mean Definition: mean or intend to express or convey Usage: You never understand what I mean!; what do his words intend?

Synonyms: drive Definition: hunting: chase from cover into more open ground Usage: drive the game

Hypernyms: track down, run, hunt, hunt down Definition: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals) Usage: Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland; The dogs are running deer; The Duke hunted in these woods

Synonyms: drive Definition: hunting: search for game Usage: drive the forest

Hypernyms: track down, run, hunt, hunt down Definition: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals) Usage: Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland; The dogs are running deer; The Duke hunted in these woods

Synonyms: drive Definition: cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling Usage: The amplifier drives the tube; steam drives the engines; this device drives the disks for the computer

Hypernyms: power Definition: supply the force or power for the functioning of Usage: The gasoline powers the engines

Synonyms: drive Definition: excavate horizontally Usage: drive a tunnel

Hypernyms: dig, excavate, hollow Definition: remove the inner part or the core of Usage: the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

Synonyms: drive Definition: hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally Usage: drive a ball

Hypernyms: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: drive Definition: strike with a driver, as in teeing off Usage: drive a golf ball

Hypernyms: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: beat back, drive, force back, push back, repel, repulse Definition: cause to move back by force or influence Usage: repel the enemy; push back the urge to smoke; beat back the invaders

Hypernyms: push, force Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

Synonyms: drive Definition: cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force Usage: drive the ball far out into the field

Hypernyms: throw Definition: propel through the air Usage: throw a frisbee

Synonyms: drive Definition: push, propel, or press with force Usage: Drive a nail into the wall

Hypernyms: impel, propel Definition: cause to move forward with force Usage: Steam propels this ship

Synonyms: force, drive, ram Definition: force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically Usage: She rammed her mind into focus; He drives me mad

Hypernyms: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: drive Definition: compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment Usage: She finally drove him to change jobs

Hypernyms: make Definition: compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way Usage: People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!; Heat makes you sweat

Synonyms: motor, drive Definition: travel or be transported in a vehicle Usage: We drove to the university every morning; They motored to London for the theater

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: drive, take Definition: proceed along in a vehicle Usage: We drive the turnpike to work

Hypernyms: pass over, track, traverse, cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over Definition: travel across or pass over Usage: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Synonyms: drive Definition: operate or control a vehicle Usage: drive a car or bus; Can you drive this four-wheel truck?

Hypernyms: operate, control Definition: handle and cause to function Usage: do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol; control the lever

Synonyms: drive Definition: urge forward Usage: drive the cows into the barn

Hypernyms: push, force Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

Synonyms: drive Definition: cause someone or something to move by driving Usage: She drove me to school every day; We drove the car to the garage

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: drive Definition: move by being propelled by a force Usage: The car drove around the corner

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Hypernyms: drive Definition: operate or control a vehicle Usage: drive a car or bus; Can you drive this four-wheel truck?

Synonyms: labor, labour, push, tug, drive Definition: strive and make an effort to reach a goal Usage: 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

Hypernyms: fight, struggle Definition: make a strenuous or labored effort Usage: She struggled for years to survive without welfare; He fought for breath

Synonyms: drive Definition: work as a driver Usage: He drives a bread truck; She drives for the taxi company in Newark

Hypernyms: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college

Synonyms: drive Definition: to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly Usage: She is driven by her passion

Hypernyms: squeeze, pressure, force, hale, coerce Definition: to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city" Usage: He squeezed her for information