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. Shawn Gilfedder:

    Think of it as how much gas you have left in your tank, you don't want to be driving around town with only a gallon left.

  2. Corey Feldman:

    The car’s pulling up to people almost looking like he’s going to hit them, and then [the other driver] slows down and aligns himself with our window on the passenger side … The guy on the passenger side, which is where my security’s sitting because I’m driving … he starts giving [my security guard] the evil eye.

  3. William Bottke:

    We can now apply this technique to study the surfaces of other planets to find out if they might also show more impacts, our findings also have implications for the history of life, which is punctuated by extinction events and rapid evolution of new species. Though the forces driving these events are complicated, asteroid impacts have surely played a role in this ongoing saga.

  4. Dan Morris:

    What's driving that, you got monetary policy out of sync globally. U.S. going one way, ECB going another, Swiss going another, Sweden going another.

  5. Francisco Zelada:

    The last death threat I received in March said: 'We'll shoot you while you're driving your car'. We're afraid. Some schools and the areas around them are totally controlled by gangs, we fear reprisals from the gangs. Any decision you take and they don't like, like disciplinary action against a pupil, can bring a threat.

Images & Illustrations of driving

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