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Meaning of DRIVE OUT

Pronunciation:  drIv awt

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  clear out the chest and lungs; "This drug expectorates quickly"
  2. [v]  force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
  3. [v]  force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
 
 Synonyms: chase away, clear out, dispel, drive away, drive off, expectorate, run off, turn back
 
 See Also: banish, clear the air, displace, fire, frighten, hunt, move, remove, shoo, shoo away, shoo off, smoke out, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

 

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