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Synonyms for drive out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off(verb)

    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, rouse(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    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

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.

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. Joe Barton:

    We have the best technology, the best oil and over time we will drive out Russian oil. We will drive out Saudi, Iranian.

  2. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani:

    In Syria, when our first objective is to drive out terrorists and combating terrorists to defeat them, we have no solution other than to strengthen the central authority and the central government of that country as a central seat of power, so I think today everyone has accepted that President Assad must remain so that we can combat the terrorists.

  3. 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.

  4. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

    Not a few who meant to drive out their demons went thereby into the swine themselves.

  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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