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Definition 1: make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something - [verb of communication]

Samples where drive home or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • drive home a point or an argument
  • I'm trying to drive home these basic ideas

Synonyms for drive home in the sense of this definition

(drive home is a kind of ...) to stress, single out as important

"Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"

Definition 2: carry out or perform - [verb of possession]

Samples where drive home or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • deliver an attack
  • deliver a blow
  • The boxer drove home a solid left

Synonyms for drive home in the sense of this definition

(drive home is a kind of ...) cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense

"She gave him a black eye" "The draft gave me a cold"

(... is a kind of drive home ) deliver (a blow)

"He landed several blows on his opponent's head"

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