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From Middle English
- (UK) IPA: /ˈdɹaɪ.və(ɹ)/, X-SAMPA: /"draIv@(r\)/
- (US) enPR: drīʹvər, IPA: /ˈdɹaɪvɚ/, X-SAMPA: /"dr\aIv@`/
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- Rhymes: -aɪvə(r)
driver (plural drivers)
- One who drives something, in any sense of the verb to drive.
- Something that drives something, in any sense of the verb to drive.
- A person who drives a motorized vehicle such as a car or a bus.
- A person who drives some other vehicle.
- (computing) A program that acts as an interface between an application and hardware, written specifically for the device it controls.
- (golf) A golf club used to drive the ball a great distance.
- (nautical) a kind of sail, smaller than a fore and aft spanker on a square-rigged ship, a driver is tied to the same spars.
Derived terms 
Terms derived from driver
one who drives something
something that drives something
person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus
person who drives some other vehicle
program acting as interface between an application and hardware
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Alternative forms 
- (noun) driveur
- (noun) IPA: /draj.vœʁ/
driver m (plural drivers)
- drive (golf club)
Conjugation of driver (see also Appendix:French verbs)
|gerund||en drivant||en ayant drivé|
|present perfect||Use the present tense of avoir followed by the past participle|
|pluperfect||Use the imperfect tense of avoir followed by the past participle|
|past anterior1||Use the past historic tense of avoir followed by the past participle|
|future perfect||Use the future tense of avoir followed by the past participle|
|conditional perfect||Use the conditional tense of avoir followed by the past participle|
|subjunctive||que je (j’)||que tu||qu’il||que nous||que vous||qu’ils|
|past||Use the present subjunctive of avoir followed by the past participle|
|pluperfect1||Use the imperfect subjunctive of avoir followed by the past participle|
driver m and f (invariable)
- driver (in a trotting race; tennis player good at driving)
driver m (invariable)
- driver (golf club; computer module)
- present tense of driva.