Definitions of drove

  1.   of Drive. Also adj.
  2.   Of drive.
  3.   Imp. of DRIVE, v.
  4.   The grooved surface of stone finished by the drove chisel; - called also drove work.
  5.   Any collection of irrational animals, moving or driving forward; as, a finny drove.
  6.   A narrow drain or channel used in the irrigation of land.
  7.   a group of animals ( a herd or flock) moving together
  8.   To drive, as cattle or sheep, esp. on long journeys; to follow the occupation of a drover.
  9.   A broad chisel used to bring stone to a nearly smooth surface; - called also drove chisel.
  10.   A number of animals, as sheep or cattle, moving in a body; a crowd of people in motion.
  11.   A road for driving cattle; a driftway.
  12.   Past tense of drive, which see.
  13.   a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone
  14.   Pa. t. of DRIVE.
  15.   A collection of cattle driven, or cattle collected for driving; a number of animals, as oxen, sheep, or swine, driven in a body.
  16.   A crowd of people in motion.
  17.   A number of cattle, or other animals, driven.
  18.   A collection of cattle or sheep driven in a body.
  19.   a chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone
  20.   a moving crowd
  21.   To finish, as stone, with a drove or drove chisel.
  22.   Number of cattle, & c., driven.
  23.   A number of animals driven or herded for driving.
  24.   A number of animals, as oxen, sheep, & c., driven in a body; a collection of animals driving or moving forward; a road for driving cattle; a crowd of people in motion; a drain or narrow channel used in the irrigation of land.

Quotes of drove

  1. That difficult start drove me on to inspire children and let them know that it is never to late to repair a bad experience at school, and once you get your head down and start to read books, you can really achieve. – Johnny Ball
  2. Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service. – Barbara Castle
  3. I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities controlled a lot of things. I don't recognize faces, so I'm sure it's what drove me to portraits in the first place. – Chuck Close
  4. I'm very learning -disabled, and I think it drove me to what I'm doing. – Chuck Close
  5. I moved further and further away from mass entertainment. The sexual element became increasingly sinister and bizarre. Don't blame me! The bastards drove me to it! They all backed off after that! – Robert Crumb
  6. My failure, during the first five or six years of my art training, to get set in the right direction, and the disappointment which it caused me, drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative. – Laurence Housman
  7. The white men told lies for each other. They drove off a great many of our cattle. Some branded our young cattle so they could claim them. – Chief Joseph
  8. It wasn't poverty that drove me on. – Aleksandr I. Kuprin
  9. I don't know what idiocies drove me in those days, but they were naive, innocent idiocies in many ways. – Laurie Lee
  10. You try various things when you're growing up. I was an attache in the Foreign Service for a while and then I drove a bulldozer, but neither of those panned out for me so it had to be stand -up. – Dylan Moran
  11. The ambiguous orientation of Japan drove the country into the position of an invader in Asia. – Kenzaburo Oe
  12. I do identify with St. Patrick, not just in name. He drove the snakes out of Ireland. I intend to drive the snakes out of the State House. – Deval Patrick
  13. Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue. – Sallust
  14. No one could understand the bond between me and my brother. I struggled to understand the forces that drove his soul in one direction and mine in another. – Barry White

Usage examples for drove

  1. John laughed as the strange man departed and then drove up to the house. ” – The Go Ahead Boys and the Mysterious Old House by Ross Kay
  2. They just drove off in that carriage. ” – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King
  3. “ I drove here in my carriage. ” – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  4. “ I liked the look of it as I drove up. ” – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  5. And what drove he to 'list? ” – The Drummer's Coat by J. W. Fortescue
  6. “ I knew it would, and that was what drove me to consent at last. ” – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  7. He went out of the house and got into a waiting car, and they drove down the mountain. ” – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  8. “ " All right," said he, and drove off. ” – California 1849-1913 or the Rambling Sketches and Experiences of Sixty-four Years' Residence in that State. by L. H. Woolley
  9. She was glad when they drove away at length, for she wanted to be alone. ” – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  10. It was not fear of prison that drove me to this, Mariana. ” – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  11. After lunch he drove alone to his father's house. ” – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  12. “ " Do you mean to say," said Meldon, " that he drove straight off to see Miss King?" ” – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  13. Well, do you know where she drove – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  14. “ I drove up to your door. ” – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  15. Once more, however, he heard sounds which drove him back. ” – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  16. As she drove along she tried to remember what had happened, to think what more would happen, but she could not do so. ” – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  17. She got up and drove them about the meadow, till the Bride saw them from the window. ” – Snowdrop and Other Tales by Jacob Grimm Wilhelm Grimm
  18. If so, they raised a storm which drove them out and killed one of them. ” – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  19. Then he drove off. ” – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey

Rhymes for drove