5 letter words starting with dri

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Definition of drift

drift (noun)

  1. (physical) Movement; that which moves or is moved.
  2. The act or motion of drifting; the force which impels or drives; an overpowering influence or impulse.
  3. A place (a ford) along a river where the water is shallow enough to permit crossing to the opposite side.
  4. The tendency of an act, argument, course of conduct, or the like; object aimed at or intended; intention; hence, also, import or meaning of a sentence or discourse; aim.
  5. The horizontal thrust or pressure of an arch or vault upon the abutments.
  6. (handiwork) A tool.
  7. A deviation from the line of fire, peculiar to oblong projectiles.
  8. Minor deviation of audio or video playback from its correct speed.
  9. The situation where a performer gradually and unintentionally moves from their proper location within the scene.
  10. A passage driven or cut between shaft and shaft; a driftway; a small subterranean gallery; an adit or tunnel.
  11. Movement.
  12. A sideways movement of the ball through the air, when bowled by a spin bowler.
  13. Slow, cumulative change.

drift (verb)

  1. To move slowly, especially pushed by currents of water, air, etc.
  2. To move haphazardly without any destination.
  3. To deviate gently from the intended direction of travel.
  4. To drive or carry, as currents do a floating body.
  5. To drive into heaps.
  6. To accumulate in heaps by the force of wind; to be driven into heaps.
  7. To make a drift; to examine a vein or ledge for the purpose of ascertaining the presence of metals or ores; to follow a vein; to prospect.
  8. To enlarge or shape, as a hole, with a drift.
  9. To oversteer a vehicle, causing loss of traction, while maintaining control from entry to exit of a corner. See Drifting (motorsport).

Definition of drill

drill (noun)

  1. A tool used to remove material so as to create a hole, typically by plunging a rotating cutting bit into a stationary workpiece.
  2. The portion of a drilling tool that drives the bit.
  3. An activity done as an exercise or practice (especially a military exercise), particularly in preparation for some possible future event or occurrence.
  4. Any of several molluscs, of the genus Urosalpinx, especially the oyster drill (Urosalpinx cinerea), that drill holes in the shells of other animals.
  5. A style of trap music with gritty, violent lyrics, originating on the South Side of Chicago.

drill (verb)

  1. To create (a hole) by removing material with a drill (tool).
  2. To practice, especially in (or as in) a military context.
  3. To cause to drill (practice); to train in military arts.
  4. To repeat an idea frequently in order to encourage someone to remember it.
  5. To investigate or examine something in more detail or at a different level
  6. To hit or kick with a lot of power.
  7. To hit someone with a pitch, especially in an intentional context.
  8. To have sexual intercourse with; to penetrate.

drill (noun)

  1. An agricultural implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them into the hole made.
  2. A light furrow or channel made to put seed into, when sowing.
  3. A row of seed sown in a furrow.

drill (verb)

  1. To sow (seeds) by dribbling them along a furrow or in a row.

drill (noun)

  1. A small trickling stream; a rill.

drill (verb)

  1. To cause to flow in drills or rills or by trickling; to drain by trickling.

drill (verb)

  1. To entice or allure; to decoy; with on.
  2. To cause to slip or waste away by degrees.

drill (noun)

  1. An Old World monkey of West Africa, Mandrillus leucophaeus, similar in appearance to the mandrill, but lacking the colorful face.

drill (noun)

  1. A strong, durable cotton fabric with a strong bias (diagonal) in the weave.

Definition of drink

drink (verb)

  1. To consume (a liquid) through the mouth.
  2. (metonymic) To consume the liquid contained within (a bottle, glass, etc.).
  3. To consume alcoholic beverages.
  4. To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe.
  5. To take in; to receive within one, through the senses; to inhale; to hear; to see.
  6. To smoke, as tobacco.

drink (noun)

  1. A beverage.
  2. Drinks in general; something to drink
  3. A type of beverage (usually mixed).
  4. A (served) alcoholic beverage.
  5. The action of drinking, especially with the verbs take or have.
  6. Alcoholic beverages in general.
  7. (with the) Any body of water.

Definition of drive

drive (noun)

  1. Motivation to do or achieve something; ability coupled with ambition.
  2. Violent or rapid motion; a rushing onward or away; especially, a forced or hurried dispatch of business.
  3. An act of driving animals forward, as to be captured, hunted etc.
  4. A sustained advance in the face of the enemy to take a strategic objective.
  5. A mechanism used to power or give motion to a vehicle or other machine or machine part.
  6. A trip made in a vehicle (now generally in a motor vehicle).
  7. A driveway.
  8. A type of public roadway.
  9. A place suitable or agreeable for driving; a road prepared for driving.
  10. Desire or interest.
  11. An apparatus for reading and writing data to or from a mass storage device such as a disk, as a floppy drive.
  12. A mass storage device in which the mechanism for reading and writing data is integrated with the mechanism for storing data, as a hard drive, a flash drive.
  13. A stroke made with a driver.
  14. A ball struck in a flat trajectory.
  15. A type of shot played by swinging the bat in a vertical arc, through the line of the ball, and hitting it along the ground, normally between cover and midwicket.
  16. A straight level shot or pass.
  17. An offensive possession, generally one consisting of several plays and/ or first downs, often leading to a scoring opportunity.
  18. A charity event such as a fundraiser, bake sale, or toy drive.
  19. (retail) A campaign aimed at selling more of a certain product, e.g. by offering a discount.
  20. An impression or matrix formed by a punch drift.
  21. A collection of objects that are driven; a mass of logs to be floated down a river.

drive (verb)

  1. To provide an impetus for motion or other physical change, to move an object by means of the provision of force thereto.
  2. To provide an impetus for a non-physical change, especially a change in one's state of mind.
  3. To displace either physically or non-physically, through the application of force.
  4. To cause intrinsic motivation through the application or demonstration of force: to impel or urge onward thusly, to compel to move on, to coerce, intimidate or threaten.
  5. (especially of animals) To impel or urge onward by force; to push forward; to compel to move on.
  6. To direct a vehicle powered by a horse, ox or similar animal.
  7. To cause animals to flee out of.
  8. To move (something) by hitting it with great force.
  9. To cause (a mechanism) to operate.
  10. To operate (a wheeled motorized vehicle).
  11. To motivate; to provide an incentive for.
  12. To compel (to do something).
  13. To cause to become.
  14. To hit the ball with a drive.
  15. To travel by operating a wheeled motorized vehicle.
  16. To convey (a person, etc) in a wheeled motorized vehicle.
  17. To move forcefully.
  18. To be moved or propelled forcefully (especially of a ship).
  19. To urge, press, or bring to a point or state.
  20. To carry or to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute.
  21. To clear, by forcing away what is contained.
  22. To dig horizontally; to cut a horizontal gallery or tunnel.
  23. To put together a drive (n.): to string together offensive plays and advance the ball down the field.
  24. To distrain for rent.
  25. To separate the lighter (feathers or down) from the heavier, by exposing them to a current of air.
  26. To be the dominant party in a sex act.