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run - Dictionary definition and meaning for word run

Definition
(noun) a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
Synonyms : tally
Example Sentence
  • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
  • their first tally came in the 3rd inning

Definition
(noun) the act of testing something
Synonyms : test , trial
Example Sentence
  • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
  • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

Definition
(noun) a race run on foot
Synonyms : foot race , footrace
Example Sentence
  • she broke the record for the half-mile run

Definition
(noun) an unbroken series of events
Synonyms : streak
Example Sentence
  • had a streak of bad luck
  • Nicklaus had a run of birdies

Definition
(noun) (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
Example Sentence
  • the defensive line braced to stop the run
  • the coach put great emphasis on running

Definition
(noun) a regular trip
Example Sentence
  • the ship made its run in record time

Definition
(noun) the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
Synonyms : running
Example Sentence
  • he broke into a run
  • his daily run keeps him fit

Definition
(noun) the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation
Example Sentence
  • the assembly line was on a 12-hour run

Definition
(noun) unrestricted freedom to use
Example Sentence
  • he has the run of the house

Definition
(noun) the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
Example Sentence
  • a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint

Definition
(noun) a small stream
Synonyms : rill , rivulet , runnel , streamlet

Definition
(noun) a race between candidates for elective office
Example Sentence
  • I managed his campaign for governor
  • he is raising money for a Senate run

Definition
(noun) a row of unravelled stitches
Synonyms : ladder , ravel
Example Sentence
  • she got a run in her stocking

Definition
(noun) the pouring forth of a fluid
Synonyms : discharge , outpouring

Definition
(noun) an unbroken chronological sequence
Example Sentence
  • the play had a long run on Broadway
  • the team enjoyed a brief run of victories

Definition
(noun) a short trip
Example Sentence
  • take a run into town

Definition
(verb) move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
Example Sentence
  • Don't run--you'll be out of breath
  • The children ran to the store

Definition
(verb) flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
Example Sentence
  • If you see this man, run!
  • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

Definition
(verb) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
Synonyms : extend , go , lead , pass
Example Sentence
  • 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 personal assets

Definition
(verb) direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
Synonyms : operate
Example Sentence
  • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan

Definition
(verb) have a particular form
Synonyms : go
Example Sentence
  • the story or argument runs as follows
  • as the saying goes...

Definition
(verb) move along, of liquids
Synonyms : course , feed , flow
Example Sentence
  • Water flowed into the cave
  • the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Definition
(verb) perform as expected when applied
Synonyms : function , go , operate , work
Example Sentence
  • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
  • Does this old car still run well?
  • This old radio doesn't work anymore

Definition
(verb) change or be different within limits
Synonyms : range
Example Sentence
  • Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion
  • Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
  • The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals
  • My students range from very bright to dull

Definition
(verb) run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
Synonyms : campaign
Example Sentence
  • Who's running for treasurer this year?

Definition
(verb) cause to emit recorded audio or video
Synonyms : play
Example Sentence
  • They ran the tapes over and over again
  • I'll play you my favorite record
  • He never tires of playing that video

Definition
(verb) move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way
Example Sentence
  • who are these people running around in the building?
  • She runs around telling everyone of her troubles
  • let the dogs run free

Definition
(verb) have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
Synonyms : be given , incline , lean , tend
Example Sentence
  • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
  • These dresses run small
  • He inclined to corpulence

Definition
(verb) be operating, running or functioning
Example Sentence
  • The car is still running--turn it off!

Definition
(verb) change from one state to another
Example Sentence
  • run amok
  • run rogue
  • run riot

Definition
(verb) cause to perform
Example Sentence
  • run a subject
  • run a process

Definition
(verb) be affected by; be subjected to
Example Sentence
  • run a temperature
  • run a risk

Definition
(verb) continue to exist
Synonyms : die hard , endure , persist , prevail
Example Sentence
  • These stories die hard
  • The legend of Elvis endures

Definition
(verb) occur persistently
Example Sentence
  • Musical talent runs in the family

Definition
(verb) carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
Synonyms : execute
Example Sentence
  • Run the dishwasher
  • run a new program on the Mac
  • the computer executed the instruction

Definition
(verb) include as the content; broadcast or publicize
Synonyms : carry
Example Sentence
  • We ran the ad three times
  • This paper carries a restaurant review
  • All major networks carried the press conference

Definition
(verb) carry out
Example Sentence
  • run an errand

Definition
(verb) pass over, across, or through
Synonyms : draw , guide , pass
Example Sentence
  • He ran his eyes over her body
  • She ran her fingers along the carved figurine
  • He drew her hair through his fingers

Definition
(verb) cause something to pass or lead somewhere
Synonyms : lead
Example Sentence
  • Run the wire behind the cabinet

Definition
(verb) make without a miss
Definition
(verb) deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
Synonyms : black market

Definition
(verb) cause an animal to move fast
Example Sentence
  • run the dogs

Definition
(verb) be diffused
Synonyms : bleed
Example Sentence
  • These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run

Definition
(verb) sail before the wind
Definition
(verb) cover by running; run a certain distance
Example Sentence
  • She ran 10 miles that day

Definition
(verb) extend or continue for a certain period of time
Synonyms : run for
Example Sentence
  • The film runs 5 hours

Definition
(verb) set animals loose to graze
Definition
(verb) keep company
Synonyms : consort
Example Sentence
  • the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring

Definition
(verb) run with the ball; in such sports as football
Definition
(verb) travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
Example Sentence
  • Run to the store!
  • She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there

Definition
(verb) travel a route regularly
Synonyms : ply
Example Sentence
  • Ships ply the waters near the coast

Definition
(verb) pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Synonyms : hunt , hunt down , track down
Example Sentence
  • Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland
  • The dogs are running deer
  • The Duke hunted in these woods

Definition
(verb) compete in a race
Synonyms : race
Example Sentence
  • he is running the Marathon this year
  • let's race and see who gets there first

Definition
(verb) progress by being changed
Synonyms : go , move
Example Sentence
  • The speech has to go through several more drafts
  • run through your presentation before the meeting

Definition
(verb) reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
Synonyms : melt , melt down
Example Sentence
  • melt butter
  • melt down gold
  • The wax melted in the sun

Definition
(verb) come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
Synonyms : ladder
Example Sentence
  • Her nylons were running

Definition
(verb) become undone
Synonyms : unravel
Example Sentence
  • the sweater unraveled

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