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.

    ‘After the war, new "drive on" ferry terminals were built in Dover and Calais.’
    ‘Also, the waterfront is designed to appeal to the walk-on ferry rider, not the drive-on ferry rider.’
    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