HyperDic: drive_back

English > 1 sense of the expression drive back:
VERBcompetitiondrive back, repel, repulse, fight off, rebuffforce or drive back
English > drive back: 1 sense > verb 1, competition
MeaningForce or drive back.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrepel, repulse, fight off, rebuff
Broaderfight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defendfight against or resist strongly
Spanishrepeler, repulsar
Catalanrepel·lir

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