Definition of "Run" :
noun: a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
"The Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th."
noun: the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
"He broke into a run."
noun: a regular trip
"The ship made its run in record time."
noun: a short trip
"Take a run into town."
noun: (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."
noun: the act of testing something
noun: an unbroken chronological sequence
"The play had a long run on Broadway."
noun: the pouring forth of a fluid
noun: a row of unravelled stitches
"She got a run in her stocking."
noun: a race run on foot
"She broke the record for the half-mile run."
noun: a race between candidates for elective office
"He is raising money for a Senate run."
noun: an unbroken series of events
"Nicklaus had a run of birdies."
noun: a small stream
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."
noun: unrestricted freedom to use
"He has the run of the house."
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."
verb: become undone
verb: come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
"Her nylons were running."
verb: reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
verb: cause to perform
"Run a subject."
verb: progress by being changed
"Run through your presentation before the meeting."
verb: change from one state to another
verb: compete in a race
"He is running the Marathon this year."
verb: run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
"Who's running for treasurer this year?."
verb: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
"The dogs are running deer."
verb: pass over, across, or through
verb: perform as expected when applied
"Does this old car still run well?."
verb: be operating, running or functioning
"The car is still running--turn it off!."
verb: carry out
"Run an errand."
verb: cause to emit recorded audio or video
verb: include as the content; broadcast or publicize
verb: travel a route regularly
verb: cover by running; run a certain distance
verb: 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."
verb: travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
"Run to the store!."
verb: run with the ball; in such sports as football
verb: keep company
"The heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring."
verb: sail before the wind
verb: be diffused
"These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run."
verb: move along, of liquids
verb: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
"If you see this man, run!."
verb: cause an animal to move fast
"Run the dogs."
verb: 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?."
verb: deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
verb: set animals loose to graze
verb: direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
"She is running a relief operation in the Sudan."
verb: make without a miss
verb: carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
"Run the dishwasher."
verb: occur persistently
"Musical talent runs in the family."
verb: continue to exist
verb: extend or continue for a certain period of time
"The film runs 5 hours."
verb: 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."
verb: cause something to pass or lead somewhere
"Run the wire behind the cabinet."
verb: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
"These dresses run small."
verb: be affected by; be subjected to
"Run a temperature."
verb: have a particular form
"The story or argument runs as follows."
verb: change or be different within limits
"Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent."