Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To drive (a motor vehicle) to evaluate performance and condition.

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  • verb To drive a motor vehicle in order to evaluate it, especially before potential purchase

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Examples

  • The company has added special Nano Access Points where "customers can experience, test-drive or test-ride many do not know driving the car," says a Tata spokesperson.

    Saving the Nano

  • The company has added special Nano Access Points where "customers can experience, test-drive or test-ride many do not know driving the car," says a Tata spokesperson.

    Saving the Nano

  • Some of our top 10, like the Hyundai Tucson and the GMC Acadia, will be featured at a Heels and Wheels women-only test-drive event in California next month.

    Cars Women Will Love

  • The products here, which proved themselves in our spring cleaning test-drive, can be locked and loaded in a matter of seconds.

    Mean Clean-Machines

  • Some of our top 10, like the Hyundai Tucson and the GMC Acadia, will be featured at a Heels and Wheels women-only test-drive event in California next month.

    Cars Women Will Love

  • Law enforcement officials say Shahzad paid $1,300 cash three weeks ago for the Pathfinder, going first for a test-drive in a mall and offering less than the $1,800 advertised price.

    Times Square Bomber Faces Terror Charges «

  • Oh, yeah: I'm totally with you on using December to test-drive our 2010 resolutions.

    Just Wait Until You See Our Self-Help Book

  • Mitsubishi Motors Corp. created an online test-drive for its 2011 Outlander Sport.

    Ad Execs Gaze Into 2011 Crystal Ball

  • Choose one to test-drive the new Gmail for yourself, or view screenshots of the new setup below.

    Gmail Redesigned: Google's Email To Get A New Look

  • Choose one to test-drive the new Gmail for yourself, or view screenshots of the new setup below.

    Gmail Redesigned: Google's Email To Get A New Look

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