Definition of drive out
- They drove the invaders out.
- The family was driven out of the neighborhood by rising real estate prices.
: 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
: 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
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
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