driving

adjective

Definition of driving

  1. 1a :  communicating force a driving wheelb :  exerting pressure a driving influence

  2. 2a :  having great force a driving rain a driving beatb :  acting with vigor :  energetic a hard-driving worker

14th Century

First Known Use of driving

14th century




DRIVING Defined for English Language Learners

driving

adjective

Definition of driving for English Language Learners

  • : falling or blowing with great force and speed

  • —used in the phrase driving force to describe the person or thing that causes or controls something



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