What does driving mean?

Definitions for driving
ˈdraɪ vɪŋdriv·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drive, driving(noun)

    hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver

    "he sliced his drive out of bounds"

  2. driving(adj)

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

  3. driving, impulsive(adj)

    having the power of driving or impelling

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

  4. driving(adj)

    acting with vigor

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

Wiktionary

  1. driving(Noun)

    The action of the verb to drive in any sense.

  2. driving(Noun)

    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. driving(Adjective)

    That drives (a mechanism or process).

  4. driving(Adjective)

    That drives forcefully; strong; forceful; violent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Driving

    of Drive

  2. Driving(adj)

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

  3. Driving(adj)

    communicating force; impelling; as, a driving shaft

  4. Driving(noun)

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

  5. Driving(noun)

    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  

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say driving in sign language?

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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. Swingers:

    Mike Look, we're gonna spend half the night driving around the Hills looking for this one party and you're going to say it sucks and we're all gonna leave and then we're gonna go look for this other party. But all the parties and all the bars, they all suck. I spend half the night talking to some girl who's looking around the room to see if there's somebody else who's more important she should be talking to. And it's like I'm supposed to be all happy 'cause she's wearing a backpack, you know

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Thoughts are supreme. It is driving the car we call life. So to reach the deserved destination, think right.

  3. Virat Kohli:

    I love driving my car on any highway.

  4. Jeff Powell:

    I look at it as purely a sentiment-driven market. There's no new news that's any kind of substance that's driving this, i think they will continue to trend as they are right now.

  5. Charles A. Cerami:

    Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.

Images & Illustrations of driving

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