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.

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

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jian Zhao:

    Free land is a driving force.

  2. Max Verstappen:

    I'm driving like a grandma.

  3. Max Verstappen:

    I'm driving like a grandma!

  4. Jay Keasling:

    Ethanol is for drinking, not driving

  5. Eran Shir:

    Sensor fusion is critical to self-driving.

Images & Illustrations of driving

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