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drive away

Definitions of drive away
  1. verb
    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    Drive away potential burglars”
    drive away bad thoughts”
    synonyms: chase away, dispel, drive off, drive out, run off, turn back
    drive out, force out, rouse, rout out
    force or drive out
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    frighten
    drive out by frightening
    fire
    drive out or away by or as if by fire
    clear the air
    dispel differences or negative emotions
    banish
    drive away
    shoo, shoo away, shoo off
    drive away by crying `shoo!'
    type of:
    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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