What does drove mean?

Definitions for drove
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drove.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drove(noun)

    a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together

  2. drove, horde, swarm(noun)

    a moving crowd

  3. drove, drove chisel(noun)

    a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone

Wiktionary

  1. drove(Noun)

    A number of cattle driven to market or new pastures.

  2. drove(Noun)

    A large number of people on the move (literally or figuratively).

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  3. drove(Noun)

    A road or track along which cattle are habitually driven

  4. drove(Verb)

    to herd cattle; particularly over a long distance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drove

    of Drive

  2. Drove

    of Drive

  3. Drove(noun)

    a collection of cattle driven, or cattle collected for driving; a number of animals, as oxen, sheep, or swine, driven in a body

  4. Drove(noun)

    any collection of irrational animals, moving or driving forward; as, a finny drove

  5. Drove(noun)

    a crowd of people in motion

  6. Drove(noun)

    a road for driving cattle; a driftway

  7. Drove(noun)

    a narrow drain or channel used in the irrigation of land

  8. Drove(noun)

    a broad chisel used to bring stone to a nearly smooth surface; -- called also drove chisel

  9. Drove(noun)

    the grooved surface of stone finished by the drove chisel; -- called also drove work

  10. Origin: [Cf. Drove, n., and Drover.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Drove

    drōv, pa.t. of Drive.—n. a number of cattle, or other animals, driven.—n. Drov′er, one whose occupation is to drive cattle: (Spens.) a boat. [A.S. dráfdrífan, to drive.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'drove' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2790

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'drove' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3418

Anagrams for drove »

  1. Dover

  2. Roved

How to say drove in sign language?

  1. drove

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drove in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drove in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of drove in a Sentence

  1. Brad Thomas:

    We drove four and a half hours.

  2. Oren Gutfeld:

    It drove us to return to the caves.

  3. Ashton Munoz:

    I drove in, we were able to identify the owner.

  4. Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia:

    She drove me away like a dog ! Poor Nicky ! Poor Russia !

  5. Kim Kang-won:

    It just drove me deeper into despair, i never had a chance.

Images & Illustrations of drove

  1. drovedrovedrove

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