drive out

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to push or to pull, i.e. to force, (someone or something) out of somewhere
clear out the chest and lungs; "This drug expectorates quickly"
drive away, expel, oust, eject, throw out, banish
To drive out something means to make it disappear or stop operating. He cut his rates to drive out rivals
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"
force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A M "
{v} ferret
drive someone out of his senses
make someone crazy, greatly irritate someone
drive out

    Turkish pronunciation

    drayv aut

    Pronunciation

    /ˈdrīv ˈout/ /ˈdraɪv ˈaʊt/

    Etymology

    [ 'drIv ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English drIfan; akin to Old High German trIban to drive.

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