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driving

adjective

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driving

verb
present participle of drive

Synonyms & Antonyms of driving (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to urge, push, or force onward
  • cowboys drove the herd of cattle from San Antonio to San Francisco

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2 to travel by a motorized vehicle
  • I'm going to drive across the country—want to come?

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3 to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one
  • drove the plunger into the opening

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The first known use of driving was in the 14th century

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Thesaurus Entries Near driving

drives (into)

driving

driving (away or off)

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“Driving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/driving. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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