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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drive out

    Banish, primarily to put under ban, to compel by authority to leave a place or country, perhaps with restriction to some other place or country. From a country, a person may be banished, exiled, or expatriated; banished from any country where he may happen to be, but expatriated or exiled only from his own. One may expatriate or exile himself; he is banished by others. Banish is a word of wide import; one may banish disturbing thoughts; care may banish sleep. To expel is to drive out with violence or rudeness, and so often with disgrace.

    Synonyms:
    ban, banish, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, eject, evict, exile, expatriate, expel, ostracize, oust

    Preposition:
    Cataline was banished from Rome; John the Apostle was banished to Patmos.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run offverb

    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

    "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, elope, absquatulate, drive off, abscond, hold back, return, go off, rout out, retrovert, arrest, bolt, decamp, waste, invert, rouse, clear out, turn back, xerox, disperse, run out, chase away, make off, drive away, stop, regress, beetle off, expectorate, dissipate, reverse, scatter, photocopy, contain, double back, break up, force out, dispel, revert, backtrack, run off, check

  2. rout out, drive out, force out, rouseverb

    force or drive out

    "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."

    Synonyms:
    excite, drive off, depose, bestir, arouse, expel, gouge, sack, give the axe, dismiss, rout out, agitate, give the sack, wake up, evict, fire, rouse, clear out, turn back, squeeze out, give notice, rout up, displace, drive away, send away, waken, turn on, charge, rout, can, commove, expectorate, squirt, chase away, awaken, crowd out, charge up, force out, dispel, eject, terminate, wake, run off

  3. expectorate, clear out, drive outverb

    clear out the chest and lungs

    "This drug expectorates quickly"

    Synonyms:
    rouse, run off, cough out, chase away, spit up, clear out, clean out, spit out, force out, drive off, drive away, cough up, expectorate, dispel, rout out, turn back

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Editors Contribution

  1. expulse

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drive out

    Synonyms:
    expel, reject, eject, cast out, turn out

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How to use drive out in a sentence?

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Hate can not drive out hate: only love can do that.

  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that.

  3. Atlanta Police:

    Upon arrival, officers spoke with an employee who stated two males entered the location and destroyed a coin machine with a sledgehammer, once the suspects destroyed the machine, they proceeded to remove the cash box from inside the machine then fled the location in a dark grey in color Malibu with a drive out tag.

  4. Prashant Agarwal:

    Have you ever thought about the factors that help you come out of every odd situation in life? There are 3R's that can let you sail easily through every stormy situation of life. These are the response, responsibility, and responsiveness. The way you respond to the problem, the way you hold yourself responsible for it and finally the responsiveness you show in solving it matters a lot and let you drive out of the bad situation.

  5. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.


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