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driving

 
Adjective driving has 2 senses
  1. driving, impulsive - having the power of driving or impelling; "a driving personal ambition"; "the driving force was his innate enthusiasm"; "an impulsive force"
    Antonyms: undynamic, adynamic (indirect, via dynamic)
  2. driving - acting with vigor; "responsibility turned the spoiled playboy into a driving young executive"
    Antonyms:
    lethargic, unergetic (indirect, via energetic)
Noun driving has 2 senses
  1. drive, driving - hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; "he sliced his drive out of bounds"
    --1 is a kind of golf stroke, golf shot, swing
    Derived form: verb drive17
  2. driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
    --2 is a kind of
    travel, traveling, travelling; steering, guidance, direction
    --2 has particulars: motoring
    Derived forms: verb drive1, verb drive8
Verb drive has 22 senses
  1. drive - operate or control a vehicle; "drive a car or bus"; "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?"
    --1 is one way to
    operate, control
    Derived forms: noun drive4, noun drive11, noun drive8, noun driver1, noun driving2
    Sample sentence:
    They drive the car down the avenue
  2. drive, motor - travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater"
    --2 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun drive4, noun drive11, noun drive8
    Sample sentence:
    They drive up the hill
  3. drive - cause someone or something to move by driving; "She drove me to school every day"; "We drove the car to the garage"
    --3 is one way to
    move, displace
    Derived forms: noun drive8, noun drive11, noun driver1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. force, drive, ram - force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"
    --4 is one way to thrust
    Derived form: noun drive3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. drive - to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly; "She is driven by her passion"
    --5 is one way to
    coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force
    Derived form: noun drive9
    Sample sentence:
    They drive him to write the letter
  6. repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back - cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
    --6 is one way to push, force
    Derived forms: noun drive3, noun drive1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  7. drive - compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment; "She finally drove him to change jobs"
    --7 is one way to
    make
    Derived form: noun drive3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  8. drive - push, propel, or press with force; "Drive a nail into the wall"
    --8 is one way to
    propel, impel
    Derived forms: noun drive12, noun drive6, noun driver2, noun driving2
    Sample sentence:
    The horses drive across the field
  9. drive - cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force; "drive the ball far out into the field"
    --9 is one way to
    throw
    Derived forms: noun drive6, noun drive12
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  10. tug, labor, labour, push, drive - strive and make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
    --10 is one way to fight, struggle
    Derived form: noun drive3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  11. drive, get, aim - move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?"
    --11 is one way to mean, intend
    Derived forms: noun drift5, noun drift6, noun drive3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  12. drive, ride - have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well"
    Derived forms: noun drive4, noun drive11, noun drive8
    Sample sentence:
    These cars won't drive
  13. drive - work as a driver; "He drives a bread truck"; "She drives for the taxi company in Newark"
    --13 is one way to
    work, do work
    Derived forms: noun drive4, noun drive8, noun drive11, noun driver1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  14. drive - move by being propelled by a force; "The car drove around the corner"
    --14 is a kind of
    drive; travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun drive4, noun drive11, noun drive8
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  15. drive - urge forward; "drive the cows into the barn"
    --15 is one way to
    push, force
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  16. drive, take - proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
    --16 is one way to traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
    Derived forms: noun drive4, noun drive8, noun drive11
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  17. drive - strike with a driver, as in teeing off; "drive a golfball"
    --17 is one way to
    hit
    Derived forms: noun drive6, noun driver3, noun driver5, noun driving1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  18. drive - hit very hard and straight with the bat swinging more or less vertically; "drive a ball"
    --18 is one way to
    hit
    Derived form: noun drive12
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  19. drive - excavate horizontally; "drive a tunnel"
    --19 is one way to
    excavate, dig, hollow
    Derived form: noun drift7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  20. drive - cause to function by supplying the force or power for or by controlling; "The amplifier drives the tube"; "steam drives the engines"; "this device drives the disks for the computer"
    --20 is one way to
    power
    Derived forms: noun driver4, noun drive2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  21. drive - hunting: search for game; "drive the forest"
    --21 is one way to
    hunt, run, hunt down, track down
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  22. drive - hunting: chase from cover into more open ground; "drive the game"
    --22 is one way to
    hunt, run, hunt down, track down
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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