drove

  • 1 Drove — Gemeinde Kreuzau Koordinaten: 50° …

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  • 2 Drove — Drove, n. [AS. dr[=a]f, fr. dr[=i]fan to drive. See {Drive}.] 1. A collection of cattle driven, or cattle collected for driving; a number of animals, as oxen, sheep, or swine, driven in a body. [1913 Webster] 2. Any collection of irrational… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Drove — Drove, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Droved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Droving}.] [Cf. {Drove}, n., and {Drover}.] 1. To drive, as cattle or sheep, esp. on long journeys; to follow the occupation of a drover. He s droving now with Conroy s sheep along the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 drove — drove1 [drōv] n. [ME < OE draf < drifan, DRIVE] 1. a number of cattle, hogs, sheep, etc. driven or moving along as a group; flock; herd 2. a moving crowd of people usually used in pl. 3. a) a broad faced chisel for grooving or dressing… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Drove — Drove, imp. of {Drive}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 drove — index assemblage, mass (body of persons) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 drove — [n] large gathering collection, company, crowd, crush, drive, flock, herd, horde, mob, multitude, pack, press, rout, run, swarm, throng; concepts 397,432 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 drove — [2] ► NOUN 1) a flock of animals being driven. 2) a large number of people doing the same thing: tourists arrived in droves. ► VERB historical ▪ drive (livestock) to market. DERIVATIVES drover noun. ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Drove — Drive Drive (dr[imac]v), v. t. [imp. {Drove} (dr[=o]v), formerly {Drave} (dr[=a]v); p. p. {Driven} (dr[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Driving}.] [AS. dr[=i]fan; akin to OS. dr[=i]ban, D. drijven, OHG. tr[=i]ban, G. treiben, Icel. dr[=i]fa, Goth.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 drove — I. /droʊv / (say drohv) verb past tense of drive. II. /droʊv / (say drohv) noun 1. a number of oxen, sheep, or swine driven in a group. 2. (usually plural) a large crowd of human beings, especially in motion. 3. Building Trades a. Also, drove… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 drove — drove1 [drəuv US drouv] the past tense of ↑drive drove 2 drove2 n [: Old English; Origin: draf, from drifan to drive ] 1.) droves [plural] crowds of people in droves ▪ Tourists come in droves to see the W …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 drove — I [[t]droʊv[/t]] v. pt. of drive II drove [[t]droʊv[/t]] n. v. droved, drov•ing 1) ahb. a number of oxen, sheep, or swine driven in a group; herd; flock 2) Usu., droves. a large crowd of human beings, esp. in motion 3) bui Also called drove′ chis …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 drove — drove1 /drohv/, v. pt. of drive. drove2 /drohv/, n., v., droved, droving. n. 1. a number of oxen, sheep, or swine driven in a group; herd; flock. 2. Usually, droves. a large crowd of human beings, esp. in motion: They came to Yankee Stadium in… …

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  • 14 drove — drove1 the past tense of drive1 drove drove 2 [ drouv ] noun 1. ) count a large number of animals, especially cows 2. ) droves plural large numbers of people: in droves: People came in droves to see the show …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 drove — I UK [drəʊv] / US [droʊv] the past tense of drive I II UK [drəʊv] / US [droʊv] noun Word forms drove : singular drove plural droves 1) [countable] a large number of animals, especially cows 2) droves [plural] large numbers of people in droves:… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 drove — {{11}} O.E. draf, p.t. and obsolete pp. of DRIVE (Cf. drive) (q.v.). {{12}}drove (n.) O.E. draf beasts driven in a body, road along which cattle are driven, originally act of driving, from drifan to drive (see DRIVE (Cf. drive)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17 drove — [[t]dro͟ʊv[/t]] Drove is the past tense of drive …

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  • 18 drove — 1 the past tense of drive 1 2 noun (C) 1 a group of animals that are being moved together: a drove of cattle 2 droves (plural) a crowd of people: in droves: Tourists come in droves to see the White House …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 drove — noun 1) a drove of cattle Syn: herd, flock, pack 2) they came in droves Syn: crowd, swarm, horde, multitude, mob, throng, host, mass, army, herd …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 drovė — 1 drovė̃ sf. (4) Skp; M žr. 1 drova …

    Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language


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