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drove

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1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • people flocked to the annual festival in droves
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2 a group of domestic animals assembled or herded together
  • a drove of cattle
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colony, covey, gaggle, pack, plump [chiefly dialect], pod, school, swarm


drove

verb , past tense of drive

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1 to urge, push, or force onward
  • cowboys drove the herd of cattle from San Antonio to San Francisco
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herded, punched, ran (also chiefly dialectal run)

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2 to travel by a motorized vehicle
  • I'm going to drive across the country—want to come?
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3 to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one
  • drove the plunger into the opening
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4 to cause (a person) to give in to pressure
  • the corrupt governor was driven out of office
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6 to set or keep in motion
  • this motor drives the gears, which then turn the shaft
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