run

run
1. verb
1)

she ran across the road

Syn:
sprint, race, dart, rush, dash, hasten, hurry, scurry, scamper, bolt, fly, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, speed, zoom, go like lightning, go hell-bent for leather, go like the wind, go like a bat out of hell; jog, trot; informal tear, pelt, scoot, hotfoot it, leg it, belt, zip, whip, bomb, hightail it, barrel
2)

the robbers turned and ran

Syn:
flee, run away, run off, run for it, take flight, make off, take off, take to one's heels, make a break for it, bolt, make one's getaway, escape; informal beat it, clear off, clear out, vamoose, skedaddle, split, leg it, scram, light out, take a powder, make tracks
3)

he ran in the marathon

Syn:
compete, take part, participate
4)

a shiver ran down my spine

Syn:
go, pass, slide, move, travel
5)

he ran his eye down the list

Syn:
cast, pass, skim, flick
6)

the road runs the length of the valley

Syn:
extend, stretch, reach, continue
7)

water ran from the eaves

Syn:
flow, pour, stream, gush, flood, cascade, roll, course, spill, trickle, drip, dribble, leak
8)

a bus runs to Sorrento

Syn:
travel, go
9)

I'll run you home

Syn:
drive, take, bring, ferry, chauffeur, give someone a ride/lift
10)

he runs a mail-order company

Syn:
be in charge of, manage, direct, control, head, govern, supervise, superintend, oversee; operate, conduct, own
11)

it's expensive to run a car

Syn:
maintain, keep, own, possess, have; drive
12)

they ran some tests

Syn:
carry out, do, perform, execute
13)

he left the engine running

Syn:
operate, function, work, go; idle
14)

the lease runs for twenty years

Syn:
be valid, last, be in effect, be operative, continue, be effective
15)

the show ran for two years

Syn:
be staged, be performed, be on, be mounted, be screened
16)

he ran for president

Syn:
be a candidate for, stand for, be a contender for
17)

the paper ran the story

Syn:
publish, print, feature, carry, put out, release, issue
18)

they run drugs

Syn:
smuggle, traffic in, deal in
19)

they were run out of town

Syn:
chase, drive, hound
2. noun
1)

his morning run

Syn:
sprint, jog, dash, gallop, trot
2)

she did the school run

Syn:
route, journey; circuit, round, beat
3)

an unbeaten run of victories

Syn:
series, succession, sequence, string, chain, streak, spell, stretch, spate
4)

a run on umbrellas

Syn:
demand for, rush on
5)

they had the run of the house

Syn:
free use of, unrestricted access to
6)

the usual run of movies

Syn:
type, kind, sort, variety, class
7)

a dog run

Syn:
enclosure, pen, coop
8)

a toboggan run

Syn:
slope, track, piste, trail, slide
9)

a run in her pantyhose

Syn:
rip, tear, snag, hole, pull; Brit. ladder

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  • Run — Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin to D …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin to D …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin to D …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • run — ► VERB (running; past ran; past part. run) 1) move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time. 2) move about in a hurried and hectic way. 3) pass or cause to pass: Helen ran her fingers through her …   English terms dictionary

  • run — [run] vi. ran or Dial. run, run, running [altered (with vowel prob. infl. by pp.) < ME rinnen, rennen < ON & OE: ON rinna, to flow, run, renna, to cause to run (< Gmc * rannjan); OE rinnan, iornan: both < Gmc * renwo < IE base * er …   English World dictionary

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  • Run — Run, v. t. 1. To cause to run (in the various senses of {Run}, v. i.); as, to run a horse; to run a stage; to run a machine; to run a rope through a block. [1913 Webster] 2. To pursue in thought; to carry in contemplation. [1913 Webster] To run… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run D.M.C. — Run D.M.C. (oder Run DMC) war eine US amerikanische Hip Hop Band. Run DMC Gründung 1982 Auflösung 2002 Genre Hip Hop/Rock Gründungsmitglieder MC Run …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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