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There are 3 meanings of the phrase Drive Out.

Drive Out - as a verb

Force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

Example: "Drive away potential burglars"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
chase awaydispel9drive awaydrive offrun offturn back
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Force or drive out

Example: "The police routed them out of bed at 2 a.m."

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
rouse5rout out
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Clear out the chest and lungs

Example: "This drug expectorates quickly"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
clear outexpectorate22

Example Sentences

"The villagers used loud noises to drive out the birds from the crops."
"The police worked tirelessly to drive out crime from the neighborhood."
"The company had to lay off employees to drive out excessive expenditure."
"The exorcist was called to drive out the evil spirits residing in the haunted house."
"The smoke from the fire started to drive out the insects from their hiding places."
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