English translation of चलाना
चलानाPowered by COBUILD /calana/
Definitions and Translations
/calana, calAnA, calaanaa, calānā, clana, clAnA, claanaa, clānā, chalana, chalAnA, chalaanaa, chalānā, chlana, chlAnA, chlaanaa, chlānā/
1. drive intransitive or transitive verb
To drive, or drive a vehicle, means to control it so that it goes where you want it to go.
⇒ She never learned to drive. ⇒ His daughter drove him to the train station.
2. initiate transitive verb
If you initiate something, you start it or cause it to happen.
⇒ They initiated a discussion on economics.
3. institute transitive verb
If you institute a system, rule, or plan, you start it. [formal]
⇒ JPL created a development office to institute these changes.
4. manipulate transitive verb
If you manipulate something that requires skill, such as a complicated piece of equipment or a difficult idea, you operate it or process it.
⇒ The technology uses a pen to manipulate a computer.
5. put phrasal verb
If you put on a record, tape, or CD, you place it on a record, tape, or CD player and listen to it.
6. ride transitive verb
If you ride a bicycle or a motorcycle you sit on it, control it, and travel along on it.
⇒ He likes to play golf, fish, ski and ride his bicycle.
7. run transitive or intransitive verb
If you run an experiment, computer program, or other process, you start it and let it continue.
⇒ He ran a lot of tests. ⇒ This program runs on a standard personal computer.
8. start phrasal verb
If you start up something such as a new business, you create it or cause it to start.
⇒ You could start up your own newspaper.
9. steer transitive verb
When you steer a car, boat, or plane, you control it so that it goes in the direction you want.
⇒ She would often let me steer the car on the beach.
10. work transitive verb
If you work a machine or piece of equipment, you operate it.
⇒ He could never work the fax machine; I had to do it.
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Translation of चलाना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary