driving

adjective

Definition of driving

  1. 1 a :  communicating force <a driving wheel> b :  exerting pressure <a driving influence>

  2. 2 a :  having great force <a driving rain> <a driving beat> b :  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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