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OVERVIEW OF NOUN RUN

1) run, tally: 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) test, trial, run: 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

3) footrace, foot race, run: a race run on foot; “she broke the record for the half-mile run”

4) streak, run: an unbroken series of events; “had a streak of bad luck”; “Nicklaus had a run of birdies”

5) run, running, running play, running game: (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; “the defensive line braced to stop the run”; “the coach put great emphasis on running”

6) run: a regular trip; “the ship made its run in record time

7) run, running: the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; “he broke into a run”; “his daily run keeps him fit

8) run: the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation; “the assembly line was on a 12-hour run”

9) run: unrestricted freedom to use; “he has the run of the house

10) run: the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); “a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint

11) rivulet, rill, run, runnel, streamlet: a small stream

12) political campaign, campaign, run: a race between candidates for elective office; “I managed his campaign for governor”; “he is raising money for a Senate run”

13) run, ladder, ravel: a row of unravelled stitches; “she got a run in her stocking

14) discharge, outpouring, run: the pouring forth of a fluid

15) run: an unbroken chronological sequence; “the play had a long run on Broadway”; “the team enjoyed a brief run of victories”

16) run: a short trip; “take a run into town

OVERVIEW OF VERB RUN

1) run: 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”; “Usain Bolt can run faster than any other human being”.

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2) scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away: flee; take to one’s heels; cut and run; “If you see this man, run!”; “The burglars escaped before the police showed up

3) run, go, pass, lead, extend: 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 personal assets”

4) operate, run: direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; “She is running a relief operation in the Sudan”

5) run, go: have a particular form; “the story or argument runs as follows”; “as the saying goes…”

6) run, flow, feed, course: move along, of liquids; “Water flowed into the cave”; “the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi”

7) function, work, operate, go, run: perform as expected when applied; “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”

8) range, run: change or be different within limits; “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

9) campaign, run: run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; “Who’s running for treasurer this year?”

10) play, run: cause to emit recorded sounds; “They ran the tapes over and over again”; “Can you play my favorite record?”

11) run: move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; “who are these people running around in the building?”; “She runs around telling everyone of her troubles”; “let the dogs run free

12) tend, be given, lean, incline, run: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; “She tends to be nervous before her lectures”; “These dresses run small”; “He inclined to corpulence”

13) run, execute: carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; “Run the dishwasher”; “run a new program on the Mac”; “the computer executed the instruction”

14) run: be operating, running or functioning; “The car is still running–turn it off!”

15) run: change from one state to another; “run amok”; “run rogue”; “run riot”

16) run: cause to perform; “run a subject”; “run a process”

17) run: be affected by; be subjected to; “run a temperature”; “run a risk

18) prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure: continue to exist; “These stories die hard”; “The legend of Elvis endures”

19) run: occur persistently; “Musical talent runs in the family

20) carry, run: include as the content; broadcast or publicize; “We ran the ad three times”; “This paper carries a restaurant review”; “All major networks carried the press conference”

21) run: carry out; “run an errand”

22) guide, run, draw, pass: guide or pass over something; “He ran his eyes over her body”; “She ran her fingers along the carved figurine”; “He drew her hair through his fingers”

23) run, lead: cause something to pass or lead somewhere; “Run the wire behind the cabinet”

24) run: make without a miss

25) run, black market: deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

26) run: cause an animal to move fast; “run the dogs”

27) run, bleed: be diffused; “These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run”

28) run: sail before the wind

29) run: cover by running; run a certain distance; “She ran 10 miles that day

30) run, run for: extend or continue for a certain period of time; “The film runs 5 hours”

31) run: set animals loose to graze

32) run, consort: keep company; “the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring”

33) run: run with the ball; in such sports as football

34) run: travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; “Run to the store!”; “She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there

35) ply, run: travel a route regularly; “Ships ply the waters near the coast

36) hunt, run, hunt down, track down: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); “Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland”; “The dogs are running deer”; “The Duke hunted in these woods”

37) race, run: compete in a race; “he is running the Marathon this year”; “let’s race and see who gets there first

38) move, go, run: progress by being changed; “The speech has to go through several more drafts”; “run through your presentation before the meeting”

39) melt, run, melt down: reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; “melt butter”; “melt down gold”; “The wax melted in the sun

40) ladder, run: come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; “Her nylons were running”

41) run, unravel: become undone; “the sweater unraveled”

noun run has 16 sense(s) (first 7 from tagged texts)


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