drive away


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Verb1.drive away - force to go awaydrive away - force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
frighten - drive out by frightening
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
fire - drive out or away by or as if by fire; "The soldiers were fired"; "Surrender fires the cold skepticism"
clear the air - dispel differences or negative emotions; "The group called a meeting to finally clear the air"
banish - drive away; "banish bad thoughts"; "banish gloom"
shoo, shoo away, shoo off - drive away by crying `shoo!'
drive out, rouse, rout out, force out - force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
References in classic literature ?
A Hedgehog, passing by, saw his anguish and inquired if he should drive away the flies that were tormenting him.
At last Nicholas, in a condition of absolute despair, ordered the coachman to drive away, and in the unexpected jerk of a sudden starting, Mrs Nickleby lost a shilling among the straw, which fortunately confined her attention to the coach until it was too late to remember anything else.
When we arrive at the summit of our wishes, success has usually the power to drive away sleep on the first night after the fulfilment of long cherished hopes.
In the first place, knowing that their being entirely concealed was their only safety before and would be much more so now, while the number of their enemies would be so great, they resolved, first of all, to take down the huts which were built for the two Englishmen, and drive away their goats to the old cave; because they supposed the savages would go directly thither, as soon as it was day, to play the old game over again, though they did not now land within two leagues of it.
Embrace and invite helps, and advices, touching the execution of thy place; and do not drive away such, as bring thee information, as meddlers; but accept of them in good part.
The draw was held on the last day of Dubai Summer Surprises, which ran across the emirate from July 1 to August 12 and featured exclusive discounts and entertainment as well as the chance to drive away in a brand new luxurious car the Range Rover Sport 2017.
It had never occurred to me to simply drive away from my house, as I have spent quite a lot of money on it and I had considered it, well .
During morning peak hours people park their car on the unpaved area on the Sharjah side and walk across to be picked up by other drivers or drive away in their own car parked on the other side.
the island, see parades, Stay just a drive away in Cal has a private pool and spacious gardens, a stone-built barbecue nights from September 21 for PS993 (PS166 per person).
To the motorists who simply drove away today - remember, statistically you could very well be involved in an accident and I hope for your sake that those who see it don't simply drive away because they can't be bothered or getting to work on time is more important.
Until October 31, the Buick GMC dealership in Ashland is a designated drop-off location for the 2012 Drive Away Hunger campaign, helping FeedMore and the Central Virginia Food Bank.
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