drive off

Definition of drive off

  1. :  to cause or force (someone or something) to leave They drove off the invaders. waved her hands to drive the flies off

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

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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