driveway etymology

English word driveway comes from English drive, English way

Detailed word origin of driveway

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
drive English (eng) (American football) An offensive possession, generally one consisting of several plays and/ or first downs, often leading to a scoring opportunity.. (baseball, tennis) A ball struck in a flat trajectory.. (computing) A mass storage device in which the mechanism for reading and writing data is integrated with the mechanism for storing data, as a hard drive, a flash drive.. (computing) An [...]
way English (eng) (obsolete) To travel. (US, As the head of an interjectory clause) Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation.. (heading) Personal interaction.. (heading) To do with a place or places.. (nautical) Speed, progress, momentum.. (paganism) A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of [...]
driveway English (eng) (UK) and (US) Short private road that leads to a house or garage; (UK) also: drive.

Words with the same origin as driveway

Descendants of way
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