drive out


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Verb1.drive out - force to go awaydrive out - 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."
2.drive out - force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
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"
chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, run off, turn back - 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"
hunt - chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"
smoke out - drive out with smoke; "smoke out the bees"
3.drive out - clear out the chest and lungs; "This drug expectorates quickly"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
Translations

w>drive out

viheraus-/hinausfahren; he drove out onto the streeter fuhr auf die Straße (hinaus)
vt sep personhinaustreiben or jagen; evil thoughtsaustreiben
References in classic literature ?
Their homeward journey was as lively as their drive out had been.
A Safe Place, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services, programs, and resources to empower and transform the lives of victims of domestic violence and their children is hosting its 17th annual "Drive Out Domestic Violence" Golf Outing on Monday, Aug.
Members will be treated to a weekend of family entertainment, drive outs, barbecues and games at Hatton Country World, near Warwick.