drive up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb
present tense
I/you/we/theydrive up
he/she/itdrives up
present participledriving up
past tensedrove up
past participledriven up
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a vehicle or driver drives up, the vehicle moves near to a person or place and stops

    A huge Rolls Royce drove up.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to make a price or amount rise to a higher level

    The government’s policies are driving up interest rates.

See also main entry: drive