driver

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noun driv·er \ˈdrī-vər\

Definition of driver

  1. :  one that drives: such asa :  coachmanb :  the operator of a motor vehiclec :  an implement (as a hammer) for drivingd :  a mechanical piece for imparting motion to another piecee :  one that provides impulse or motivation <a driver in this economy>f :  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

driverless

play \-ləs\ adjective

Examples of driver in a sentence

  1. Who was the driver at the time of the accident?

  2. We told the taxi driver to take us to the library.

  3. He likes to sit at the front of the bus, near the driver.

  4. There's a problem with the printer's driver.

14th Century

First Known Use of driver

14th century



DRIVER Defined for English Language Learners

driver

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noun driv·er \ˈdrī-vər\

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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