Driven meaning

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Motivated by or having a compulsive quality or need.

A driven person.

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Powered, operated, or controlled.

A piston-driven airplane; a menu-driven software program.

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Moved along and piled up by the wind.

Driven snow.

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(of snow) Formed into snowdrifts by wind.
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Caused, sustained, or stimulated.

An export-driven economic recovery.

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Having, or caused to act or function by, a sense of urgency or compulsion.

A driven person.

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Powered by.

Steam-driven.

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Controlled by.

Mouse-driven, management-driven.

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Motivated, impelled, or kept in force by.

Market-driven, guilt-driven.

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Past participle of drive.
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The definition of driven is a goal-oriented person, something that's been moved and piled by the wind, or something caused or operated.

An example of driven is a person who wants to climb the corporate ladder.

An example of driven is sand piled on top of a car in the desert, after a wind storm.

An example of driven is a decision determined by votes.

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Driven is the past form of drive, which is defined as to move something using force.

An example of driven is a car that's been taken on a cruise around the block.

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Piled up or carried along by a current.

Driven snow.

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