What does driveway mean?

Definitions for driveway
ˈdraɪvˌweɪdrive·way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. driveway, drive, private roadnoun

    a road leading up to a private house

    "they parked in the driveway"

Wiktionary

  1. drivewaynoun

    Short private road that leads to a house or garage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drivewaynoun

    a passage or way along or through which a carriage may be driven

Freebase

  1. Driveway

    A driveway is a type of private road for local access to one or a small group of structures, and is owned and maintained by an individual or group. Driveways rarely have traffic lights, but some that bear heavy traffic, especially those leading to commercial businesses and parks, do. Driveways may be decorative in ways that public roads cannot, because of their lighter traffic and the willingness of owners to invest in their construction. Driveways are not resurfaced, snow blown or otherwise maintained by governments. They are generally designed to conform to the architecture of connected houses or other buildings. Materials used for driveways include concrete, decorative brick, cobblestone, block paving, asphalt, and decomposed granite, surrounded with grass or other ground-cover plants. Driveways are commonly used as paths to private garages, carports, or houses. On large estates, a driveway may be the road that leads to the house from the public road, possibly with a gate in between. Some driveways divide to serve different homeowners. A driveway may also refer to a small apron of pavement in front of a garage with a curb cut in the sidewalk, sometimes too short to accommodate a car.

Editors Contribution

  1. driveway

    A type of road on a persons property.

    The driveway is welcomed as they have two cars.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of driveway in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of driveway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of driveway in a Sentence

  1. Randall Stauffer:

    I didn't have my driveway plowed one time last year.

  2. Pam Jordan:

    My mother put tape in our driveway for a finish line, and we even had our own Heartbreak Hill. But to be back now is amazing.

  3. Stacey Abrams:

    They knew that he was impaired because he had parked in that driveway, and they knew when he ran away that he did not pose a danger that was a deadly force incentive.

  4. Alan Tinter:

    I noticed that those little sandwich bags were in almost everybody's driveway along, along this street.

  5. David Miller:

    For example, I could come to anyone’s driveway and find where your vehicles has leaked a drop of oil or antifreeze, sample that spot, {and claim] you are not in compliance with environmental regulations.

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