Definition of driver
: one that drives: such asa : coachmanb : the operator of a motor vehiclec : an implement (such as a hammer) for drivingd : a mechanical piece for imparting motion to another piecee : one that provides impulse or motivation a driver in this economyf : a golf wood with a nearly straight face used in drivingg : an electronic circuit that supplies input to another electronic circuit; also : loudspeakerh : a piece of computer software that controls input and output operations
driverlessplay \-ləs\ adjective
Examples of driver in a Sentence
Who was the driver at the time of the accident?
We told the taxi driver to take us to the library.
He likes to sit at the front of the bus, near the driver.
There's a problem with the printer's driver.
Recent Examples of driver from the Web
In those cities, Allstate quoted a rate that was 15 percent more on average for a good driver who had previously been covered by high-risk carriers like Safe Auto Insurance and Equity Insurance, compared with State Farm.
City officials say that the company's relocation would result in about 500 new jobs — half for truck drivers and the other half for administrative support staff.
In the incident report, police described fresh damage to the driver's side of the car — both tires were flat, along with minor damage to the rims.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo finished third ahead of Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas.
Both drivers were quicklly treated at the infield care center and released, according to ESPN.
Howard said that forced him to the top of the track, and the British driver for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports wound up in the outside wall.
The 42-year-old Earnhardt would like to change that in his final season as a NASCAR driver before stepping away for retirement.
The odds-on favorite via Las Vegan is Scott Dixon (check out all the odds here), but most eyes will be on Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso.
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First Known Use of driver
DRIVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of driver for English Language Learners
: a person who drives a car, truck, etc.
: a person whose job is to drive a vehicle (such as a taxi, truck, or bus)
: a piece of computer software that controls a device (such as a mouse or printer) that is attached to the computer
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