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Meaning of DRIVE BACK

Pronunciation:  drIv bak

 
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 Definition: 
[v]  force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
 
 Synonyms: fight off, rebuff, repel, repulse
 
 See Also: defend, fight, fight back, fight down, oppose

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: beat back, beat off, block, brush off, chase, chase away, chase off, check, counter, cut, dismiss, drive away, fend, fend off, hinder, hold at bay, hold off, keep at bay, keep off, obstruct, pack off, parry, push back, put back, rebuff, refuse, repel, repulse, send away, send off, send packing, snub, spurn, stave off, stop, thrust back, turn aside, turn back, ward off
 

 

 

 

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