What does driving mean?

Definitions for driving
ˈdraɪ vɪŋdriv·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word driving.

Wiktionary

  1. drivingnoun

    The action of the verb to drive in any sense.

  2. drivingnoun

    In particular, the action of operating a motor vehicle.

    In European Union, driving on the right is practiced everywhere except in the British Isles, Malta and Cyprus, where driving on the left is practised.

  3. drivingadjective

    That drives (a mechanism or process).

  4. drivingadjective

    That drives forcefully; strong; forceful; violent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drive, drivingnoun

    hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver

    "he sliced his drive out of bounds"

  2. drivingadjective

    the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

  3. driving, impulsiveadjective

    having the power of driving or impelling

    "a driving personal ambition"; "the driving force was his innate enthusiasm"; "an impulsive force"

  4. drivingadjective

    acting with vigor

    "responsibility turned the spoiled playboy into a driving young executive"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Driving

    of Drive

  2. Drivingadjective

    having great force of impulse; as, a driving wind or storm

  3. Drivingadjective

    communicating force; impelling; as, a driving shaft

  4. Drivingnoun

    the act of forcing or urging something along; the act of pressing or moving on furiously

  5. Drivingnoun

    tendency; drift

Freebase

  1. Driving

    Driving is the controlled operation and movement of a land vehicle, such as a car, truck or bus. Although direct operation of a bicycle and a mounted animal are commonly referred to as riding, such operators are legally considered drivers and are required to obey the rules of the road. Driving over a long distance is referred to as a road trip.

Editors Contribution

  1. driving

    The act and process of to control, direct, manage and move a vehicle.

    Driving is a wonderful experience to be enjoyed.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'driving' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2917

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'driving' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1380

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'driving' in Nouns Frequency: #2465

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'driving' in Adjectives Frequency: #874

How to pronounce driving?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of driving in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of driving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of driving in a Sentence

  1. Craig Erlam:

    In the last 48 hours we've seen record low yields on euro zone debt, falling yields on U.S. debt despite the first rate hike being just around the corner, a collapse in the euro driving the rally in the dollar, which in turn has brought weakness in commodities that yesterday led to a big sell off in stock indices, under the circumstances, it's hard to argue that the ECB's programme isn't causing waves in the markets.

  2. Jonathan Pompa:

    How do you do product testing if you can't go outside ? it worked really well at driving around an engineering office, because that's what we were doing with it, instead of driving around in a city.

  3. Aisha Braveboy:

    We have someone who's not even old enough to drive, carjacking and driving, oftentimes across county lines or in multiple jurisdictions. So it creates a lot of problems, not just for the victim of that carjacking but for all motorists on our roadways.

  4. Moon Jae-in:

    The most important thing is that it will be a fundamental solution to protecting the lives and safety of the people by reducing the number of deaths from overwork, industrial accidents and sleep-deprived driving.

  5. Don Boyd:

    The kinds of income that are kind of driving this are particularly capital gains related to the stock market. If you had to find a No. 1 culprit, that's it.

Images & Illustrations of driving

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