drijven

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From Middle Dutch driven, from Old Dutch drīvan, from Proto-Germanic *drībaną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰreybʰ- (to drive, push). Cognate with Low German drieven, West Frisian driuwe, English drive, German treiben, Danish drive. More at drive.

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drijven (past singular dreef, past participle gedreven)

  1. to float
  2. to drive, to push (cattle e.g.)

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