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, 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"

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

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

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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. Tom Roberts:

    One guy had been driving all day, he was anxious for a nice fancy Starbucks -- but she gave him a large coffee and he was cool, i think he had a little craving going.

  2. Ed Miliband:

    One of the drivers of displacement and potential conflict over the next 10 to 20 years will be climate (change) - resource scarcity, climate change is going to compound the cocktail that's driving war and displacement.

  3. Regina Mayor:

    It was a dark and really scary time, nobody was driving. Everyone was hunkered down at their homes. We were all fighting over toilet paper.

  4. Brenda Richardson:

    I got to the fifth gated community. I'm on my motorcycle, the gate was closing. I barely squeezed through. as I was driving through the parking lot, I got about halfway through. [ I saw a ] car parked there just bashed in. My heart dropped. I called the police [ and told them ] I think I found the car that hit my wife.

  5. The American:

    Some days I'm stiffer than others. Yesterday I was out there hitting it great, driving it out there with Brooksy and DJ, and today I'm stiff. Hopefully I'm not that way tomorrow.

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