drive out

Definitions of drive out
  1. verb
    force or drive out
    synonyms: force out, rouse, rout out
    chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, run off, turn back
    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
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    hunt
    chase away, with as with force
    smoke out
    drive out with smoke
    flush
    force to come into the open, as from a place of concealment
    type of:
    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  2. verb
    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    synonyms: chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, run off, turn back
    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
  3. verb
    clear out the chest and lungs
    synonyms: clear out, expectorate
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    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
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