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Run — synonyms, run antonyms, definition

1. run (Noun)

111 synonyms
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16 definitions

run (Noun) — A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely. ex. "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"

run (Noun) — The act of testing something. ex. "in the experimental runs the amount of carbon was measured separately"

run (Noun) — A race run on foot. ex. "she broke the record for the half-mile run"

run (Noun) — An unbroken series of events. ex. "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"

run (Noun) — (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team. ex. "the defensive line braced to stop the run"

run (Noun) — A regular trip. ex. "the ship made its run in record time"

run (Noun) — The act of running; travelling on foot at a fast pace. ex. "he broke into a run" ex. "his daily run keeps him fit"

run (Noun) — The continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation. ex. "the assembly line was on a 12-hour run"

run (Noun) — Unrestricted freedom to use. ex. "he has the run of the house"

run (Noun) — The production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.). ex. "a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"

run (Noun) — A small stream.

run (Noun) — A race between candidates for elective office. ex. "he is raising money for a Senate run"

run (Noun) — A row of unravelled stitches. ex. "she got a run in her stocking"

run (Noun) — The pouring forth of a fluid.

run (Noun) — An unbroken chronological sequence. ex. "the play had a long run on Broadway" ex. "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"

run (Noun) — A short trip. ex. "take a run into town"

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MOT test Marathon Ministry of Transportation test Snellen test assay audition campaign for governor clinical test clinical trial dash double blind draw draw play earned run end run escape field trial fitting fun run funrun • • •

2. run (Verb)

169 synonyms
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1 antonym
41 definition

run (Verb) — Move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time. ex. "Don't run--you'll be out of breath" ex. "The children ran to the store"

run (Verb) — Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run. ex. "If you see this man, run!"

run (Verb) — Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point. ex. "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"

run (Verb) — Direct or control (projects, businesses, etc.). ex. "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"

run (Verb) — Have a particular form. ex. "the story or argument runs as follows"

run (Verb) — Move along, of liquids. ex. "Water ran into the cave"

run (Verb) — Perform as expected when applied. ex. "Does this old car still run well?"

run (Verb) — Change or be different within limits. ex. "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"

run (Verb) — Stand or compete for an office or a position. ex. "Who's running for treasurer this year?"

run (Verb) — Cause to emit recorded audio or video. ex. "They ran the tapes over and over again"

run (Verb) — Move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way. ex. "who are these people running around in the building?" ex. "She runs around telling everyone of her troubles" ex. "let the dogs run free"

run (Verb) — Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined. ex. "These dresses run small"

run (Verb) — Be operating, running or functioning. ex. "The car is still running--turn it off!"

run (Verb) — Change from one state to another. ex. "run amok" ex. "run rogue" ex. "run riot"

run (Verb) — Cause to perform. ex. "run a subject" ex. "run a process"

run (Verb) — Be affected by; be subjected to. ex. "run a temperature" ex. "run a risk"

run (Verb) — Continue to exist. ex. "These stories run"

run (Verb) — Occur persistently. ex. "Musical talent runs in the family"

run (Verb) — Carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine. ex. "Run the dishwasher" ex. "run a new program on the Mac"

run (Verb) — Include as the content; broadcast or publicize. ex. "We ran the ad three times"

run (Verb) — Carry out. ex. "run an errand"

run (Verb) — Pass over, across, or through. ex. "He ran his eyes over her body" ex. "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"

run (Verb) — Cause something to lie along a particular path. ex. "Run the wire behind the cabinet"

run (Verb) — (sport) make without a miss.

run (Verb) — (crime) deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor.

run (Verb) — Cause an animal to move fast. ex. "run the dogs"

run (Verb) — Be diffused. ex. "These dyes and colours are guaranteed not to run"

run (Verb) — Sail before the wind.

run (Verb) — Cover by running; run a certain distance. ex. "She ran 10 miles that day"

run (Verb) — Extend or continue for a certain period of time. ex. "The film runs 5 hours"

run (Verb) — Set animals loose to graze.

run (Verb) — Keep company. ex. "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring"

run (Verb) — (sport) run with the ball; in such sports as football.

run (Verb) — Travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means. ex. "Run to the store!" ex. "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"

run (Verb) — Travel a route regularly. ex. "Ships run the waters near the coast"

run (Verb) — Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals). ex. "The dogs are running deer"

run (Verb) — Compete in a race. ex. "he is running the Marathon this year"

run (Verb) — Progress by being changed. ex. "run through your presentation before the meeting"

run (Verb) — Reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating.

run (Verb) — Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging. ex. "Her nylons were running"

run (Verb) — Become undone. ex. "the sweater ran"

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4 see also
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