Meaning of DRIVER in English


/ ˈdraɪvə(r); NAmE / noun


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


( in golf ) a club with a wooden head


( 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


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

Housing is a key driver of the economy.


see seat noun

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