(of rain or snow) falling and being blown by the wind with great force. The control and operation of a motor vehicle. Operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle. Propel or carry along by force in a specified direction. Urge or force (animals or people) to move in a specified direction. (of a fact or feeling) compel (someone) to act in a particular way, especially one that is considered undesirable or inappropriate.