Definition of Run
1. Noun. A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely. "Their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
Generic synonyms: Score
Specialized synonyms: Earned Run, Unearned Run, Rbi, Run Batted In
Derivative terms: Tally, Tally
2. Verb. Move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time. "The horses run across the field"; "The children ran to the store"
Generic synonyms: Hurry, Speed, Travel Rapidly, Zip
Also: Run Around, Run Away
Derivative terms: Runner, Running
3. Noun. The act of testing something. "He called each flip of the coin a new trial"
Generic synonyms: Attempt, Effort, Endeavor, Endeavour, Try
Specialized synonyms: Assay, Clinical Test, Clinical Trial, Double Blind, Preclinical Phase, Preclinical Test, Preclinical Trial, Audition, Tryout, Field Trial, Fitting, Try-on, Trying On, Ministry Of Transportation Test, Mot, Mot Test, Pilot Program, Pilot Project, Snellen Test
Derivative terms: Test, Test
4. Verb. Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run. "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
Generic synonyms: Go Away, Go Forth, Leave
Specialized synonyms: Flee, Fly, Take Flight, Skedaddle
Derivative terms: Lam, Runaway
5. Noun. A race run on foot. "She broke the record for the half-mile run"
Generic synonyms: Race
Specialized synonyms: Fun Run, Funrun, Marathon, Obstacle Race, Steeplechase, Track Event
6. Verb. Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point. "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
Generic synonyms: Be
Specialized synonyms: Come, Radiate, Ray, Go Deep, Go Far
Related verbs: Range
Also: Extend To, Run Along
Derivative terms: Extent
7. Noun. An unbroken series of events. "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"
Generic synonyms: Succession
Specialized synonyms: Losing Streak, Winning Streak
8. Verb. Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.. "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
Specialized synonyms: Financier, Work, Block, Warm Up
Generic synonyms: Direct
Derivative terms: Operation, Operation, Operator, Running
9. Noun. (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team. "The coach put great emphasis on running"
Category relationships: American Football, American Football Game
Generic synonyms: Football Play
Specialized synonyms: Draw, Draw Play, End Run, Sweep, Return, Reverse, Rush, Rushing
10. Verb. Have a particular form. "As the saying goes..."
11. Noun. A regular trip. "The ship made its run in record time"
12. Verb. Move along, of liquids. "Water and oil run into the bowl"; "The Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
Specialized synonyms: Flush, Gush, Jet, Surge, Tide, Circulate, Eddy, Purl, Swirl, Whirl, Whirlpool, Run Off, Waste, Run Down, Pour, Run Out, Spill, Stream, Well Out, Dribble, Filter, Trickle, Drain, Run Out, Ooze, Seep, Gutter
Generic synonyms: Move
Derivative terms: Course, Flow, Flow, Flow, Flowing
Also: Flow From, Run Over
13. Noun. The act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace. "His daily run keeps him fit"
14. Verb. Perform as expected when applied. "These cars won't run "; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
Specialized synonyms: Double, Roll, Cut, Serve, Service
Related verbs: Work
Derivative terms: Functioning, Operant, Operation, Operation, Operative
15. Noun. 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"
Specialized synonyms: Press Run, Print Run, Run-time
16. Verb. Change or be different within limits. "My students range from very bright to dull"
Generic synonyms: Be
Related verbs: Extend, Go, Lead, Pass, Lead
Derivative terms: Range, Range, Range, Range
17. Noun. Unrestricted freedom to use. "He has the run of the house"
18. Verb. Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position. "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
Generic synonyms: Race
Specialized synonyms: Stump, Rerun, Whistlestop, Cross-file, Register
Derivative terms: Campaign, Campaigner
19. Noun. The production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.). "A daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"
20. Verb. Cause to emit recorded audio or video. "Sam and Sue run the movie "; "He never tires of playing that video"
21. Noun. A small stream.
Generic synonyms: Stream, Watercourse
Derivative terms: Stream
22. Verb. Move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way. "Let the dogs run free"
23. Noun. A race between candidates for elective office. "He is raising money for a Senate run"
Generic synonyms: Race
Specialized synonyms: Campaign For Governor, Governor's Race, Senate Campaign, Senate Race
Derivative terms: Campaign
24. Verb. Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined. "He inclined to corpulence"
Generic synonyms: Be
Specialized synonyms: Take Kindly To, Suffer, Gravitate
Derivative terms: Inclination, Inclination, Inclination, Tendency, Tendency
25. Noun. A row of unravelled stitches. "She got a run in her stocking"
Generic synonyms: Damage, Harm, Impairment
Derivative terms: Ladder, Ravel, Ravel
26. Verb. Be operating, running or functioning. "The car is still running--turn it off!"
Related verbs: Function, Go, Operate, Work
Derivative terms: Running
27. Noun. The pouring forth of a fluid.
Generic synonyms: Flow, Flowing
Specialized synonyms: Jet, Spirt, Spurt, Squirt, Escape, Leak, Leakage, Outflow
Derivative terms: Discharge, Runny
28. Verb. Change from one state to another. "Run riot"
29. Noun. An unbroken chronological sequence. "The team enjoyed a brief run of victories"
30. Verb. Cause to perform. "Run a process"
31. Noun. A short trip. "Take a run into town"
32. Verb. Be affected by; be subjected to. "Run a risk"
33. Verb. Continue to exist. "The legend of Elvis endures"
Generic synonyms: Continue
Specialized synonyms: Carry Over, Reverberate
Derivative terms: Diehard, Persistent, Prevalence, Prevalent
34. Verb. Occur persistently. "Musical talent runs in the family"
35. Verb. Carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine. "The computer executed the instruction"
Related verbs: Play
Generic synonyms: Apply, Enforce, Implement
Specialized synonyms: Step
Derivative terms: Executive
36. Verb. Include as the content; broadcast or publicize. "All major networks carried the press conference"
Generic synonyms: Broadcast, Circularise, Circularize, Circulate, Diffuse, Disperse, Disseminate, Distribute, Pass Around, Propagate, Spread
37. Verb. Carry out. "Run an errand"
38. Verb. Pass over, across, or through. "He drew her hair through his fingers"
Specialized synonyms: Rub, Thread, Thread
Related verbs: Draw, String, Thread, Lead
Also: Pass Around, Pass Over
39. Verb. Cause something to pass or lead somewhere. "Run the wire behind the cabinet"
40. Verb. Make without a miss.
Generic synonyms: Bring Home The Bacon, Come Through, Deliver The Goods, Succeed, Win
41. Verb. Deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor.
Category relationships: Crime, Criminal Offence, Criminal Offense, Law-breaking, Offence, Offense
Related verbs: Ply
Generic synonyms: Merchandise, Trade
Derivative terms: Black Market, Black Market
42. Verb. Cause an animal to move fast. "The men run the horses across the field"; "Run the dogs"
43. Verb. Be diffused. "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
Related verbs: Melt, Melt Down
Generic synonyms: Diffuse, Fan Out, Spread, Spread Out
Specialized synonyms: Crock
44. Verb. Sail before the wind.
45. Verb. Cover by running; run a certain distance. "She ran 10 miles that day"
46. Verb. Extend or continue for a certain period of time. "The film runs 5 hours"
47. Verb. Set animals loose to graze.
48. Verb. Keep company. "The heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring"
49. Verb. Run with the ball; in such sports as football.
50. Verb. Travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means. "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"
51. Verb. Travel a route regularly. "Ships ply the waters near the coast"
Generic synonyms: Jaunt, Travel, Trip
Related verbs: Black Market
Derivative terms: Plier
52. Verb. Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals). "The men run for animals in the area"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"
Specialized synonyms: Snipe, Whale, Ambush, Still-hunt, Turtle, Drive, Drive, Rabbit, Fowl, Poach, Seal, Ferret, Course, Foxhunt, Jack, Jacklight, Hawk, Falcon, Fowl, Forage, Scrounge
Related verbs: Hunt
Generic synonyms: Capture, Catch
Derivative terms: Hunt, Hunt, Hunter, Hunting, Hunting
53. Verb. Compete in a race. "These cars won't run "; "Let's race and see who gets there first"
Generic synonyms: Compete, Contend, Vie
Specialized synonyms: Show, Place, Boat-race, Horse-race, Campaign, Speed Skate
Derivative terms: Race, Race, Racer, Racer, Racing, Runner, Running
Also: Run Off
54. Verb. Progress by being changed. "Run through your presentation before the meeting"
55. Verb. Reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating. "The wax melted in the sun"
Specialized synonyms: Fuse, Render, Try
Generic synonyms: Break Up, Dissolve, Resolve
Related verbs: Bleed
Derivative terms: Melt, Meltable, Melting
56. Verb. Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging. "Her nylons were running"
Related verbs: Unravel
Generic synonyms: Break, Come Apart, Fall Apart, Separate, Split Up
Derivative terms: Ladder
57. Verb. Become undone. "The sweater unraveled"
Related verbs: Ladder
Generic synonyms: Disintegrate
Derivative terms: Unraveller
Definition of Run
1. v. i. To move, proceed, advance, pass, go, come, etc., swiftly, smoothly, or with quick action; -- said of things animate or inanimate. Hence, to flow, glide, or roll onward, as a stream, a snake, a wagon, etc.; to move by quicker action than in walking, as a person, a horse, a dog.
2. v. t. To cause to run (in the various senses of Run,
3. n. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run.
4. a. Melted, or made from molten material; cast in a mold; as, run butter; run iron or lead.
5. n. A number of cards of the same suit in sequence; as, a run of four in hearts.
6. v. t. To strike (the ball) in such a way as to cause it to run along the ground, as when approaching a hole.
Definition of Run
1. Noun. The act of running. ¹
2. Noun. The route taken while running or skiing. ¹
3. Noun. A flow of liquid; a leak. ¹
4. Noun. (American English) A small creek or part thereof. ¹
5. Noun. The amount of something made. ¹
6. Noun. The length of a showing of a play, film, tv series or season or themes/genres of such. ¹
7. Noun. The top of a step on a staircase, also called a tread, as opposed to the rise. ¹
8. Noun. The horizontal length of a set of stairs ¹
9. Noun. A production quantity in a factory. ¹
10. Noun. A pace faster than a walk. ¹
11. Noun. (context: of horses) A fast gallop. ¹
12. Noun. An interval of distance or time, a period marked by a continuing trend. ¹
13. Noun. A series of tries in a game that were successful. ¹
14. Noun. A trial of an experiment. ¹
15. Noun. A regular trip or route. ¹
16. Noun. A standard or unexceptional group or category. ¹
17. Noun. An enclosure for an animal; a track or path along which something can travel. ¹
18. Noun. An errand or the journey associated with an errand. ¹
19. Noun. A pleasure trip. ¹
20. Noun. (context: skiing bobsledding) A single trip down a hill, as in skiing and bobsledding. ¹
21. Noun. (baseball cricket) A point scored in baseball and cricket. ¹
22. Noun. (music) A rapid passage in music, especially along a scale. ¹
23. Noun. A sequence of cards in a suit in a card game. ¹
24. Noun. A sudden series of demands on a bank or other financial institution, especially characterised by great withdrawals. ¹
25. Noun. Any sudden large demand for something. ¹
26. Noun. Unrestricted use of an area. ¹
27. Noun. A line of knit stitches that have unravelled, particularly in a nylon stocking. ¹
28. Noun. (nautical) The stern of the underwater body of a ship from where it begins to curve upward and inward. ¹
29. Noun. (context: construction) horizontal dimension of a slope. ¹
30. Noun. (Australia New Zealand) Rural landholding for farming, usually for running sheep, and operated by a runholder. ¹
31. Adjective. In a liquid state; melted; molten. ¹
32. Adjective. Exhausted; depleted (especially with "down" or "out".) ¹
33. Verb. (intransitive) To move forward quickly upon two feet by alternately making a short jump off of either foot, compare: walk. ¹
34. Verb. (intransitive) To go at a fast pace, to move quickly. ¹
35. Verb. (intransitive figuratively) To move or spread quickly. ¹
36. Verb. (transitive) To cause to move quickly; to make move lightly. ¹
37. Verb. (transitive) To control or manage, be in charge of. ¹
38. Verb. (intransitive) Of a liquid, to flow. ¹
39. Verb. (intransitive) Of an object, to have a liquid flowing from it. ¹
40. Verb. (transitive) To make a liquid flow; to make liquid flow from an object. ¹
41. Verb. (intransitive) To extend in space or through a range (often with a measure phrase). ¹
42. Verb. (intransitive) To extend in time, to last, to continue (usually with a measure phrase). ¹
43. Verb. (transitive) To make something extend in space. ¹
44. Verb. (intransitive) Of a machine, including computer programs, to be operating or working normally. ¹
45. Verb. (transitive) To make a machine operate. ¹
46. Verb. (transitive) To execute or carry out a plan, procedure(,) or program. ¹
47. Verb. (transitive or intransitive) To compete in a race. ¹
48. Verb. (intransitive) To be a candidate in an election. ¹
49. Verb. (transitive) To make run in a race or an election. ¹
50. Verb. (transitive) To achieve or perform by running or as if by running. ¹
51. Verb. (intransitive) To be presented in one of the media. ¹
52. Verb. (transitive) To print or broadcast in the media. ¹
53. Verb. (intransitive) To leak or spread in an undesirable fashion , to bleed (especially used of dye or paint). ¹
54. Verb. (term copulative) To become different in a way mentioned (usually to become worse). ¹
55. Verb. (transitive) To go through without stopping, usually illegally. ¹
56. Verb. (transitive) To transport someone or something. ¹
57. Verb. (transitive) To smuggle illegal goods. ¹
58. Verb. (transitive) To cost a large amount of money. ¹
59. Verb. (intransitive) Of fish, to migrate for spawning. ¹
60. Verb. (intransitive soccer) To carry a football down the field. ¹
61. Verb. (intransitive) Of stitches, to unravel. ¹
62. Verb. (intransitive) To flee away from a danger or towards help. ¹
63. Verb. (transitive agriculture) To sort through a large volume of produce in quality control. ¹
64. Verb. (intransitive) To control or have precedence in a card game. ¹
65. Verb. (transitive juggling colloquial) To juggle a pattern continuously, as opposed to starting and stopping quickly. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Run
1. to move by rapid steps [v RAN, RUNNING, RUNS]
Medical Definition of Run
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