driving


driving
Synonyms and related words:
acid, action, active, actuating, advancing, adventuresome, adventurous, agency, aggressive, ambitious, animating, assailing, assaulting, attacking, automobiling, bicycling, biking, biting, blinding, busing, cat-and-doggish, causal, causative, charging, coactive, compelling, compulsatory, compulsive, compulsory, conduct, constraining, corrosive, cutting, cycling, direction, directive, drippy, drizzling, drizzly, drumming, dynamic, effective, enterprising, equitation, execution, exercise, forceful, forcible, functioning, go-ahead, gripping, gutsy, handling, holding, horseback riding, horsemanship, hustling, impellent, impelling, imperative, imperious, impressive, impulsive, in motion, incisive, incursionary, incursive, inducive, invading, invasionary, invasive, irresistible, irruptive, lively, management, manipulation, misty, misty-moisty, mizzly, mobile, mordant, motile, motivating, motivational, motive, motor, motorcycling, motoring, moving, nervous, obsessing, obsessional, obsessive, occupation, operancy, operation, pedaling, pelting, penetrating, performance, performing, piercing, pluvial, pluviose, pluvious, poignant, possessing, pouring, powerful, practice, preoccupying, pressing, propellant, propelling, propulsive, propulsory, pulsive, punchy, pushful, pushing, pushy, rainy, responsibility, restraining, riding, running, sensational, shoving, showery, sinewed, sinewy, slashing, steering, stirring, streaming, striking, strong, telling, thrusting, transitional, traveling, trenchant, up-and-coming, urgent, venturesome, venturous, vigorous, vital, work, working, workings

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Driving — Driv ing, a. 1. Having great force of impulse; as, a driving wind or storm. [1913 Webster] 2. Communicating force; impelling; as, a driving shaft. [1913 Webster] {Driving axle}, the axle of a driving wheel, as in a locomotive. {Driving box}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • driving — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a controlling influence: the driving force behind the plan. 2) being blown by the wind with great force: driving rain. ● in the driving seat Cf. ↑in the driving seat …   English terms dictionary

  • driving — [drī′viŋ] adj. 1. transmitting force or motion 2. moving with force and violence [a driving rain] 3. vigorous; energetic [a driving jazz solo] n. the way one drives an automobile, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Driving — Driv ing, n. 1. The act of forcing or urging something along; the act of pressing or moving on furiously. [1913 Webster] 2. Tendency; drift. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • driving — index compelling, important (urgent), impulsive (impelling), insistent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • driving — [adj] forceful active, compelling, dynamic, energetic, enterprising, galvanic, impellent, lively, propulsive, sweeping, urging, vigorous, violent; concept 540 Ant. unforceful, weak, wimpy …   New thesaurus

  • Driving — For other uses, see Driving (disambiguation). Driving is the controlled operation and movement of a land vehicle, such as a car, truck or bus. Although direct operation of a bicycle and a mounted animal are commonly referred to as riding, such… …   Wikipedia

  • driving — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, safe ▪ a new campaign to promote safe driving ▪ aggressive, bad, careless, dangerous, erratic …   Collocations dictionary

  • driving — driv|ing1 [ˈdraıvıŋ] n [U] the activity of driving a car, truck etc ▪ driving lessons ▪ He was charged with causing death by dangerous driving . ▪ hazardous driving conditions (=weather that makes driving dangerous) →in the driving seat at ↑seat1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • driving — /ˈdraɪvɪŋ / (say druyving) verb 1. present participle of drive. –adjective 2. energetic or active: a driving personality. 3. violent; having tremendous force: a driving storm. 4. relaying or transmitting power: the driving engine. 5. rhythmic;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • driving — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. communicating force < a driving wheel > b. exerting pressure < a driving influence > 2. a. having great force < a driving rain > < a …   New Collegiate Dictionary