Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "drive_home":
Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. carry out or perform;
- Example: "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"
- Example: "The boxer drove home a solid left"
[syn: deliver, drive home]

2. make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something;
- Example: "drive home a point or an argument"
- Example: "I'm trying to drive home these basic ideas"
[syn: drive home, ram home, press home]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

drive home v 1: carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left" [syn: deliver, drive home] 2: make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something; "drive home a point or an argument"; "I'm trying to drive home these basic ideas" [syn: drive home, ram home, press home]