force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings;
"Drive away potential burglars"
"drive away bad thoughts"
"The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
- Sing a song to drive off those feelings of sadness.
- I was about to drive off when I saw this huge lorry bearing down on me.
- They had once again driven off the enemy's attack.
- He fought off three men who attacked him.
- The czar ordered the guards to drive people away.
- Homemade dish drive one from home.
- drive off 驱散