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Definitions and Synonyms of drive in | Another word for drive in | What is drive in?

Definition 1: cause a run or runner to be scored - [verb of competition]

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

  • His line double drove in Jim Lemon with the winning run

(drive in causes ...) gain points in a game

"The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

(drive in belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion - [verb of contact]

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

  • drive in screws or bolts

Synonyms for drive in in the sense of this definition

(drive in is a kind of ...) turn on or around an axis or a center

"The Earth revolves around the Sun" "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"

Definition 3: arrive by motorcar - [verb of motion]

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

  • The star and her manager drive in today from their motor tour across the country

(drive in is a kind of ...) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

"She arrived home at 7 o'clock" "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

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