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English verb: drive in

1. drive in (competition) cause a run or runner to be scored


SamplesHis line double drove in Jim Lemon with the winning run.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Causehit, rack up, score, tally


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

2. drive in (motion) arrive by motorcar


SamplesThe star and her manager drive in today from their motor tour across the country.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)arrive, come, get

3. drive in (contact) cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion


SamplesDrive in screws or bolts.


Synonymsscrew


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)go around, revolve, rotate









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