Meaning of DRIVER in English

DRIVER

/ ˈdraɪvə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

a person who drives a vehicle :

a bus / train / ambulance / taxi driver

She climbed into the driver's seat.

( BrE )

a learner driver (= one who has not yet passed a driving test)

( NAmE )

a student driver

The car comes equipped with a driver's airbag.

—see also back-seat driver

2.

( in golf ) a club with a wooden head

3.

( computing ) software that controls the sending of data between a computer and a piece of equipment that is attached to it, such as a printer

4.

one of the main things that influence sth or cause it to make progress :

Housing is a key driver of the economy.

IDIOMS

see seat noun

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.