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Verb
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run, past participle; ran, past tense; runing, present participle; runs, 3rd person singular present; running, present participle;
  1. Move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the ground at the same time
    • - the dog ran across the road
    • - she ran the last few yards, breathing heavily
    • - he hasn't paid for his drinks—run and catch him
  2. Run as a sport or for exercise
    • - I run every morning
  3. (of an athlete or a racehorse) Compete in a race
    • - she ran in the 200 meters
    • - Dave has run 42 marathons
  4. Enter (a racehorse) for a race

  5. (of a batter or base runner) Attempt to advance to the next base

  6. (of hounds) Chase or hunt their quarry

  7. (of a boat) Sail directly before the wind, esp. in bad weather

  8. (of a migratory fish) Go upriver from the sea in order to spawn

  9. Move about in a hurried and hectic way
    • - I've spent the whole day running around after the kids
  10. Have rapid recourse to (someone) for support or help
    • - don't come running to me for a handout
  11. Pass or cause to pass quickly or smoothly in a particular direction
    • - the rumor ran through the pack of photographers
    • - Helen ran her fingers through her hair
  12. Move or cause to move somewhere forcefully or with a particular result
    • - the tanker ran aground off the Aleutian Islands
    • - a woman ran a stroller into the back of my legs
  13. Fail to stop at (a red traffic light)

  14. Navigate (rapids or a waterfall) in a boat

  15. Extend or cause to extend in a particular direction
    • - cobbled streets run down to a tiny harbor
    • - he ran a wire under the carpet
  16. (of a quality or trait) Be common or inherent in members of (a particular family), esp. over several generations
    • - weight problems run in my family
  17. Pass into or reach a specified state or level
    • - inflation is running at 11 percent
    • - the decision ran counter to previous government commitments
  18. (of a liquid) Flow in a specified direction
    • - tears were running down her face
  19. Cause (a liquid) to flow
    • - she ran cold water into the sink
  20. Cause water to flow over (something)
    • - I ran my hands under the faucet
  21. Fill (a bath) with water
    • - I'll run you a nice hot bath
  22. Be covered or streaming with (a particular liquid)
    • - his face was running with sweat
  23. Emit or exude a liquid
    • - she was weeping loudly, and her nose was running
  24. (of a solid substance) Melt and become fluid
    • - it was so hot that the butter ran
  25. (of the sea, the tide, or a river) Rise higher or flow more quickly
    • - there was still a heavy sea running
  26. (of dye or color in fabric or paper) Dissolve and spread when the fabric or paper becomes wet
    • - the red dye ran when the socks were washed
  27. (of a stocking or pair of tights) Develop a ravel

  28. (of a bus, train, ferry, or other form of transportation) Make a regular journey on a particular route
    • - buses run into town every half hour
  29. Put (a particular form of public transportation) in service
    • - the group is drawing up plans to run trains on key routes
  30. Take (someone) somewhere in a car
    • - I'll run you home
  31. Be in charge of; manage
    • - Andrea runs her own catering business
    • - an attractive family-run hotel
  32. (of a system, organization, or plan) Operate or proceed in a particular way
    • - everything's running according to plan
  33. Organize and make available for other people
    • - we decided to run a series of seminars
  34. Carry out (a test or procedure)
    • - he asked the army to run tests on the anti nerve-gas pills
  35. Own, maintain, and use (a vehicle)

  36. Be in or cause to be in operation; function or cause to function
    • - the car runs on unleaded fuel
    • - a number of peripherals can be run off one SCSI port
  37. Move or cause to move between the spools of a recording machine
    • - I ran the tape back
    • - the tape has run out
  38. Continue or be valid or operative for a particular period of time
    • - the course ran for two days
    • - this particular debate will run on and on
  39. Happen or arrive at the specified time
    • - the program was running fifteen minutes late
  40. (of a play or exhibition) Be staged or presented
    • - the play ran on Broadway last year
  41. Be a candidate in a political election
    • - he announced that he intended to run for President
  42. (esp. of a political party) Sponsor (a candidate) in an election
    • - they ran their first candidate for the school board
  43. Publish or be published in a newspaper or magazine
    • - the tabloids ran the story
    • - when the story ran, there was a big to-do
  44. (of a story, argument, or piece of writing) Have a specified wording or contents
    • - “Tapestries slashed!” ran the dramatic headline
  45. Bring (goods) into a country illegally and secretly; smuggle
    • - they run drugs for the cocaine cartels
  46. (of an object or act) Cost (someone) (a specified amount)
    • - a new photocopier will run us about $1,300
Noun
  1. An act or spell of running
    • - I usually go for a run in the morning
    • - a cross-country run
  2. A running pace
    • - Bobby set off at a run
  3. An opportunity or attempt to achieve something
    • - their absence means the Russians will have a clear run at the title
  4. A preliminary test of the efficiency of a procedure or system
    • - if you are styling your hair yourself, have a practice run
  5. An attempt to secure election to political office
    • - his run for the Republican nomination
  6. An annual mass migration of fish up a river to spawn, or their return migration afterward
    • - the annual salmon runs
  7. A journey accomplished or route taken by a vehicle, aircraft, or boat, esp. on a regular basis
    • - the New York-Washington run
  8. A short excursion made in a car
    • - we could take a run out to the country
  9. The distance covered in a specified period, esp. by a ship
    • - a record run of 398 miles from noon to noon
  10. A short flight made by an aircraft on a straight and even course at a constant speed before or while dropping bombs

  11. A point scored when a base runner reaches home plate after touching the other bases

  12. A point scored by hitting the ball so that both batsmen are able to run between the wickets, or awarded in some other circumstances

  13. A continuous spell of a particular situation or condition
    • - he's had a run of bad luck
  14. A continuous series of performances
    • - the play had a long run on Broadway
  15. A quantity or amount of something produced at one time
    • - a production run of only 150 cars
  16. A continuous stretch or length of something
    • - long runs of copper piping
  17. A rapid series of musical notes forming a scale

  18. A sequence of cards of the same suit

  19. A widespread and sudden or continuous demand for (a particular currency or commodity)
    • - there's been a big run on nostalgia toys this year
  20. A sudden demand for repayment from a bank made by a large number of lenders
    • - growing nervousness among investors led to a run on some banks
  21. Free and unrestricted use of or access to
    • - her cats were given the run of the house
  22. The average or usual type of person or thing
    • - she stood out from the general run of varsity cheerleaders
  23. An enclosed area in which domestic animals or birds can run freely in the open
    • - a chicken run
  24. A track made or regularly used by a particular animal
    • - a badger run
  25. A sloping snow-covered course or track used for skiing, bobsledding, or tobogganing
    • - a ski run
  26. A large open stretch of land used for pasture or the raising of stock
    • - one of the richest cattle runs of the district
  27. A line of unraveled stitches in stockings or tights

  28. A downward trickle of paint or a similar substance when applied too thickly

  29. A small stream or brook

  30. Diarrhea

  31. The after part of a ship's bottom where it rises and narrows toward the stern


  1. a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
  2. move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
  3. scat: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
  4. test: the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
  5. footrace: a race run on foot; "she broke the record for the half-mile run"
  6. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her ...
  7. "Run!" is the fifteenth episode of the first season of the NBC science fiction drama series Heroes. Regular cast members Milo Ventimiglia (Peter Petrelli) and Santiago Cabrera (Isaac Mendez) do not appear in this episode.
  8. On the Microsoft Windows operating system, the Run command is used to directly open an application or document whose path is known. It functions more or less like a single-line command line interface.
  9. Run is a 1991 film, directed by Geoff Burrowes. The movie stars Patrick Dempsey and Kelly Preston.
  10. Run is a Hindi film released in the year 2004. It stars Abhishek Bachchan and Bhumika Chawla in the lead roles. It is directed by Jeeva and is a remake of the Tamil blockbuster starring Madhavan and Meera Jasmine. The film was produced by Boney Kapoor. ...
  11. Run is the sixth studio album by Japanese rock band B'z. "Run" debuted with 1,190,380 copies sold in its first week and over 2,196,660 copies sold in total.
  12. In American football, rushing has two different meanings.
  13. The act of running; The route taken while running or skiing; A flow of liquid; a leak; A small creek or part thereof; The amount of something made; The length of a showing of a play, film, tv series or season or themes/genres of such; The top of a step on a staircase, also called a tread, as ...
  14. (running) The action of the verb to run; The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason; That which runs or run; consecutively; in a row
  15. (runs) (slang) Diarrhea/diarrhoea
  16. (Running) Behavior of a fire that is spreading rapidly, usually with a well-defined head.
  17. (Running) Sailing in the same direction as the wind.
  18. (Running) When a canopy is flying with the ambient wind it is said to be running. This produces the greatest possible ground speed.
  19. (Running) Sailing with the wind
  20. (running) A process is an instance of a program that is running (i.e., operating or executing). Thus, it would seem logical that processes are running, too. However, any given process is actually running (i.e. ...
  21. ("running") in British term for breaking.
  22. (RUNNING) Before bicycles and cars made transportation fast and easy, running was one of the only ways for a human being to move rapidly. According to the legend, Philippides ran twenty-six miles from Marathon to Athens in 490 b.c. ...
  23. (Running (Between the wickets)) A dark art, mastered by very few people in the club. Once it is mastered they soon realize that you have to do it with your bat down and at a pace greater than that of a fat snail. Due to this most people just don’t bother trying!
  24. (Running (away)) A hyper-reactive state in the horse characterised by acceleration and usually heaviness in the reins. The horse is exhibiting conflict behaviour and attempting to flee the aversive situation. ...
  25. (Running) 180 degrees from the wind. Sails out full. Usually slowest point of sail.