mean vs drive

drive vs mean

mean and drive both are nouns.

mean is an adjective but drive is not an adjective.

mean and drive both are verbs.

As verbs, drive is a hyponym of mean; that is, drive is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than mean:
  • mean: mean or intend to express or convey
  • drive: move into a desired direction of discourse
Other hyponyms of mean include stand for, represent, typify, symbolise, symbolize, signify, import, spell, aim, get, aim.
mean (noun) drive (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n the act of applying force to propel something
a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
a road leading up to a private house
the trait of being highly motivated
hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
the act of driving a herd of animals overland
a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
(computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
a wide scenic road planted with trees
(sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)
mean (adjective) drive (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) drive (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey operate or control a vehicle
have as a logical consequence travel or be transported in a vehicle
denote or connote cause someone or something to move by driving
have in mind as a purpose force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
have a specified degree of importance to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly
intend to refer to cause to move back by force or influence
destine or designate for a certain purpose compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
push, propel, or press with force
cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
strive and make an effort to reach a goal
move into a desired direction of discourse
have certain properties when driven
work as a driver
move by being propelled by a force
urge forward
proceed along in a vehicle
strike with a driver, as in teeing off
hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally
excavate horizontally
cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling
(hunting) search for game
(hunting) chase from cover into more open ground
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