Definition of Drive out

1. Verb. Force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings. "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"

Exact synonyms: Chase Away, Dispel, Drive Away, Drive Off, Run Off, Turn Back
Specialized synonyms: Frighten, Fire, Clear The Air, Banish, Shoo, Shoo Away, Shoo Off
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Related verbs: Force Out, Rouse, Rout Out



2. Verb. Force or drive out. "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
Exact synonyms: Force Out, Rouse, Rout Out
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Related verbs: Chase Away, Dispel, Drive Away, Drive Off, Run Off, Turn Back
Specialized synonyms: Hunt, Smoke Out

3. Verb. Clear out the chest and lungs. "This drug expectorates quickly"
Exact synonyms: Clear Out, Expectorate
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

Definition of Drive out

1. Verb. (idiomatic) to push or to pull, i.e. to force, (someone or something) out of somewhere ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drive Out

drive-time
drive-volley
drive Irish tandem
drive around
drive at
drive away
drive back
drive by shooting
drive by shootings
drive home
drive in
drive line
drive line system
drive off
drive offs
drive out (current term)
drive someone crazy
drive someone up the wall
drive the porcelain bus
drive time
drive times
drive truck
drive up
drive wheel
drive wheels
driveabilities
driveability
driveable
driveaway
drivebolt

Literary usage of Drive out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"Then mill the Lord drive out all these Jos. 8: Land seize upon the city: Jud. 1:21. the children of Benjamin did not drive out 27.did Manasseh drive out ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
""Is it," asks GOOCH, who likes to do everything in its proper season, " the right time for driving in the Bois f " " Dey all drive out," ..."

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