drive a wedge between

Definition of drive a wedge between

  1. :  to cause disagreement or anger between (people who had been friendly before) A fight over their parents' estate drove a wedge between the brothers.

Word by Word Definitions

driveplay
  1. :  to frighten or prod (game, cattle, etc.) into moving in a desired direction

    :  to go through (an area) driving game animals

    :  to carry on or through energetically

  1. :  an act of driving:

    :  a trip in a carriage or automobile

    :  an instance of collecting and moving animals (such as game or cattle) together in a desired direction

wedgeplay
  1. :  a piece of a substance (such as wood or iron) that tapers to a thin edge and is used for splitting wood and rocks, raising heavy bodies, or for tightening by being driven into something

    :  something (such as a policy) causing a breach or separation

    :  something used to initiate an action or development

  1. :  to fasten or tighten by driving in a wedge

    :  to force or press (something) into a narrow space :  cram

    :  to force (one's way) into or through


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