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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

"Run amok."

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."