Definition of drive-on in English:


(also drive-on/drive-off)


  • Denoting a ferry or train on to and from which motor vehicles may be driven.

    • ‘Also, the waterfront is designed to appeal to the walk-on ferry rider, not the drive-on ferry rider.’
    • ‘After the war, new "drive on" ferry terminals were built in Dover and Calais.’
    incite, encourage, urge, goad, provoke, spur on, drive on, egg on, entice, stimulate, push, press, prod, prompt, induce, impel, prevail upon, constrain, motivate, make, influence, persuade, sway
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