Definition of Run by

1. Verb. Pass by while running. "We watched children were running by"

Generic synonyms: Go By, Go Past, Pass, Pass By, Surpass, Travel By



Definition of Run by

1. Verb. To inform someone briefly of the main points of an idea. ¹

2. Verb. To repeat some information. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Run By

run after
run aground
run along
run amok
run and gun
run around
run around after
run around like a chicken with its head cut off
run around with
run away
run away with
run back
run bases
run batted in
run book
run by (current term)
run chase
run chases
run circles around
run circles round
run counter
run down
run down the clock
run dry
run for
run for it
run for office
run for one's money
run for the hills
run for the roses

Literary usage of Run by

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1908)
"PASSENGER LOCOMOTIVE-MILES — Includes miles run by locomotives between terminals or stations with passenger, mail, iind express trains; also miles run by ..."

2. Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management by Dionysius Lardner (1850)
"To determine the average number of milea run by each engine after such cleaning and lighting, it is only necessary to divide the total mileage of the ..."

3. Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management by Dionysius Lardner (1850)
"To determine the average number of miles run by each engine after such cleaning and lighting, it is only necessary to divide the total mileage of the ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"If they had any marked trees or corners, we would run by that; they had a sort of crooked turn row. ... Under this testimony the line as run by the ..."

5. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1860)
"... <4c Expense of road bed Other expenses Expenses of machinery Total expenses Net income Percentage of expense to income Miles run by passenger trains Net ..."

6. Annual Report by New York and Erie Railroad Company (1853)
"cost per mile run by trains, P.—Number of miles run by trains 113 Q.—Comparison of the cost, revenue and expenses of the New York and Erie with the Central ..."

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