Definition of drive oneself
: to work hard He's been driving himself too hard.
Word by Word Definitions
: to frighten or prod (as game or cattle) into moving in a desired direction
: to go through (an area) driving game animals
: to carry on or through energetically
: an act of driving :
: a trip in a carriage or automobile
: an instance of collecting and moving animals (as game or cattle) together in a desired direction
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
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