drive off

drove off; driven off; driving off; drives off

Definitions of drive off
  1. verb
    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    synonyms: chase away, dispel, drive away, drive out, run off, turn back
    drive out, force out, rouse, rout out
    force or drive out
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    drive out by frightening
    drive out or away by or as if by fire
    clear the air
    dispel differences or negative emotions
    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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