(Irregular preterit, past participle: drove, driven).
1. To operate a vehicle; To travel in a vehicle; SYN. motor, cruise, travel.
2. To push or propel.
3. To cause someone or something to move by driving.
4. To cause to function.
5. To cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force.
6. To compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on.
7. To compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment.
8. To have certain properties when driven; SYN. ride.
9. To hit (a ball) very hard and straight, as (in cricket) with the bat swinging more or less vertically.
10. To strike (the ball) with a driver, as in teeing off; in golf.
11. To move into a desired direction of discourse; SYN. get, aim.
12. To SYN. tool.
13. To search (an area) for game.
14. To excavate horizontally, in mining.
15. To chase (game) from cover into more open ground.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: stuck).
1. To cause to protrude SYN. put forward.
2. To pierce with a thrust.
3. To pierce with something pointed.
4. To saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; SYN. sting.
1. To deliver a blow to, deliver a stroke to.
2. To hit a key or note; also used metaphorically:; SYN. hit.
3. To cause (an arc) to form (as between electrodes of an arc lamp).
4. To indicate a certain time by striking, of clocks.
5. To remove by erasing or crossing out; SYN. expunge, excise.
6. To make an attack against an enemy or a target; SYN. hit.
7. To find unexpectedly:; SYN. come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, discover.
8. To arrive at or come upon, as of solutions to problems.
9. To stop work in order to press demands; SYN. walk out.