(noun, adjective, verb)


1. having the power of driving or impelling

- a driving personal ambition

- the driving force was his innate enthusiasm

Similar word(s): dynamic, dynamical, impulsive

2. acting with vigor

- responsibility turned the spoiled playboy into a driving young executive

Similar word(s): energetic


1. hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver

- he sliced his drive out of bounds

Similar word(s): drive

Definition categories: act, swing

2. the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

Definition categories: act, travel, traveling, travelling, direction, guidance, steering

Sentences with driving as a noun:

- In European Union, driving on the right is practiced everywhere except in the British Isles, Malta and Cyprus, where driving on the left is practised.


1. present participle of drive