drive out

drive out
Expel, reject, eject, cast out, turn out.

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  • drive out — index deport (banish), depose (remove), divest, expel, oust, supplant, transport …   Law dictionary

  • drive out — verb 1. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings (Freq. 1) Drive away potential burglars drive away bad thoughts dispel doubts The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers • Syn: ↑chase away, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • drive out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms drive out : present tense I/you/we/they drive out he/she/it drives out present participle driving out past tense drove out past participle driven out to force someone or something to leave a place Government… …   English dictionary

  • drive out — PHRASAL VERB To drive out something means to make it disappear or stop operating. [V P n (not pron)] Herbert offered whisky to drive out the chill ... [V P n (not pron)] He cut his rates to drive out rivals …   English dictionary

  • drive-out agreement — An arrangement between a letter carrier and the USPS in which the carrier provides and is reimbursed for the use of his or her personal vehicle for mail delivery. (Also see vehicle hire contract) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • drive out — drive away, expel, oust, eject, throw out, banish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drive out — verb to push or to pull, i.e. to force, (someone or something) out of somewhere …   Wiktionary

  • you can drive out nature with a pitchfork, but she keeps on coming back — Originally HORACE Epistles I. x. 24 naturam expelles furca, tamen usque recurret, you may drive out nature with a pitchfork, but she will always return. 1539 R. TAVERNER tr. Erasmus’ Adages 44 Thurst out nature wyth a croche [staff], yet woll she …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Drive (Incubus song) — Drive Single by Incubus from the album Make Yourself Released November 20, 2000 Recorded …   Wikipedia

  • drive somebody out (of something) — ˌdrive sb/sthˈout (of sth) derived to make sb/sth disappear or stop doing sth • New fashions drive out old ones. • The supermarkets are driving small shopkeepers out of business. Main entry: ↑drivederived …   Useful english dictionary

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