driveway

noun drive·way \ -ˌwā \
|Updated on: 8 Jun 2018

Definition of driveway

: a private road giving access from a public way to a building on abutting grounds

Examples of driveway in a Sentence

  1. A long driveway led to the mansion.

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First Known Use of driveway

1871

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DRIVEWAY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of driveway for English Language Learners

  • : a short private road from a street to a house or other building where cars can usually be parked


DRIVEWAY Defined for Kids

driveway

noun drive·way \ ˈdrīv-ˌwā \

Definition of driveway for Students

: a private road leading from the street to a house or garage


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