1 [intransitive, transitive] to operate a vehicle so that it goes in a particular direction Can you drive? Don't drive so fast! I drove to work this morning. Shall we drive (= go there by car) or go by train? drive something He drives a taxi (= that is his job). 2 [transitive] drive somebody (+ adv./prep.) to take somebody somewhere in a car, taxi, etc. Could you drive me home? 3 [transitive] drive something to own or use a particular type of vehicle What car do you drive?