Dictionary Results for run|
1. 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"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
2. run - noun
· 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"
Synonym(s): test, trial
Hypernym(s): attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
3. run - noun
· a race run on foot; "she broke the record for the half-mile run"
Synonym(s): footrace, foot_race
4. run - noun
· an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"
5. run - 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"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"
Synonym(s): running, running_play, running_game
6. run - noun
· a regular trip; "the ship made its run in record time"
7. run - noun
· the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"
Hypernym(s): locomotion, travel
8. run - 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"
Hypernym(s): time_period, period_of_time, period
9. run - noun
· unrestricted freedom to use; "he has the run of the house"
10. run - 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"
11. run - noun
· a small stream
Synonym(s): rivulet, rill, runnel, streamlet
Hypernym(s): stream, watercourse
12. run - noun
· a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
Synonym(s): political_campaign, campaign
13. run - noun
· a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"
Synonym(s): ladder, ravel
Hypernym(s): damage, harm, impairment
14. run - noun
· the pouring forth of a fluid
Synonym(s): discharge, outpouring
Hypernym(s): flow, flowing
15. run - noun
· an unbroken chronological sequence; "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"
Hypernym(s): sequence, chronological_sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological_succession
16. run - noun
· a short trip; "take a run into town"
17. run - 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"; "The children ran to the store"
Hypernym(s): travel_rapidly, speed, hurry, zip
18. run - verb
· flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
Synonym(s): scat, scarper, turn_tail, lam, run_away, hightail_it, bunk, head_for_the_hills, take_to_the_woods, escape, fly_the_coop, break_away
Hypernym(s): leave, go_forth, go_away
19. run - 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"; "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"
Synonym(s): go, pass, lead, extend
20. run - verb
· direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
21. run - verb
· have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."
22. run - verb
· move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
Synonym(s): flow, feed, course
23. run - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): function, work, operate, go
24. run - verb
· 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"
25. run - verb
· run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
Hypernym(s): race, run
26. run - verb
· cause to emit recorded audio or video; "They ran the tapes over and over again"; "I'll play you my favorite record"; "He never tires of playing that video"
27. run - 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?"; "She runs around telling everyone of her troubles"; "let the dogs run free"
Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote
28. run - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): tend, be_given, lean, incline
29. run - verb
· be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!"
Hypernym(s): function, work, operate, go, run
30. run - verb
· change from one state to another; "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot"
Hypernym(s): become, go, get
31. run - verb
· cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
Hypernym(s): process, treat
32. run - verb
· be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk"
33. run - verb
· continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
Synonym(s): prevail, persist, die_hard, endure
34. run - verb
· occur persistently; "Musical talent runs in the family"
35. run - verb
· 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"
Hypernym(s): enforce, implement, apply
36. run - verb
· 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"
Hypernym(s): circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass_around
37. run - verb
· carry out; "run an errand"
Hypernym(s): carry_through, accomplish, execute, carry_out, action, fulfill, fulfil
38. run - verb
· pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
Synonym(s): guide, draw, pass
39. run - verb
· cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet"
Hypernym(s): pass, make_pass
40. run - verb
· make without a miss
Hypernym(s): succeed, win, come_through, bring_home_the_bacon, deliver_the_goods
41. run - verb
· deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
Hypernym(s): trade, merchandise
42. run - verb
· cause an animal to move fast; "run the dogs"
Hypernym(s): move, displace
43. run - verb
· be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
Hypernym(s): diffuse, spread, spread_out, fan_out
44. run - verb
· sail before the wind
45. run - verb
· cover by running; run a certain distance; "She ran 10 miles that day"
46. run - verb
· extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours"
Hypernym(s): last, endure
47. run - verb
· set animals loose to graze
Hypernym(s): free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose
48. run - verb
· keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring"
49. run - verb
· run with the ball; in such sports as football
50. run - verb
· travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"
Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote
51. run - verb
· travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast"
Hypernym(s): travel, trip, jaunt
52. run - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): hunt, hunt_down, track_down
Hypernym(s): capture, catch
53. run - verb
· compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
Hypernym(s): compete, vie, contend
54. run - verb
· progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
Synonym(s): move, go
55. run - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): melt, melt_down
Hypernym(s): dissolve, resolve, break_up
56. run - verb
· come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"
Hypernym(s): break, separate, split_up, fall_apart, come_apart
57. run - verb
· become undone; "the sweater unraveled"
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