Is drives a Scrabble word?

Yes, drives is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 10 points in Scrabble, and 11 points in Words with Friends

Drives is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word drives

The meaning of drives


34 definitions of the word drives.


  1. Operate or control a vehicle
  2. Travel or be transported in a vehicle
  3. Cause someone or something to move by driving
  4. Force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
  5. To compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly
  6. Cause to move back by force or influence
  7. Compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
  8. Push, propel, or press with force
  9. Cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
  10. Strive and make an effort to reach a goal
  11. Move into a desired direction of discourse
  12. Have certain properties when driven
  13. Work as a driver
  14. Move by being propelled by a force
  15. Urge forward
  16. Proceed along in a vehicle
  17. Strike with a driver, as in teeing off
  18. Hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally
  19. Excavate horizontally
  20. Cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling
  21. Hunting: search for game
  22. Hunting: chase from cover into more open ground


  1. The act of applying force to propel something
  2. A mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
  3. A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
  4. A road leading up to a private house
  5. The trait of being highly motivated
  6. Hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
  7. The act of driving a herd of animals overland
  8. A journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
  9. A physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
  10. (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
  11. A wide scenic road planted with trees
  12. (sports) a hard straight return (as in tennis or squash)

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in drives?

6 Letter Words

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1 Anagram of Drives

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to drives:

Unscramble the letters in drives

There are 10 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'drives'.

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