Dictionary Results for running|
1. running - 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): run, running_play, running_game
2. running - 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
3. running - noun
· the state of being in operation; "a running engine"
4. running - noun
· the act of administering or being in charge of something; "he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"
Hypernym(s): administration, disposal
5. running - noun
· the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. run - verb
· direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
10. run - verb
· have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."
11. run - verb
· move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
Synonym(s): flow, feed, course
12. 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
13. 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"
14. run - verb
· run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
Hypernym(s): race, run
15. 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"
16. 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
17. 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
18. run - verb
· be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!"
Hypernym(s): function, work, operate, go, run
19. run - verb
· change from one state to another; "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot"
Hypernym(s): become, go, get
20. run - verb
· cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
Hypernym(s): process, treat
21. run - verb
· be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk"
22. run - verb
· continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
Synonym(s): prevail, persist, die_hard, endure
23. run - verb
· occur persistently; "Musical talent runs in the family"
24. 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
25. 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
26. run - verb
· carry out; "run an errand"
Hypernym(s): carry_through, accomplish, execute, carry_out, action, fulfill, fulfil
27. 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
28. run - verb
· cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet"
Hypernym(s): pass, make_pass
29. run - verb
· make without a miss
Hypernym(s): succeed, win, come_through, bring_home_the_bacon, deliver_the_goods
30. run - verb
· deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
Hypernym(s): trade, merchandise
31. run - verb
· cause an animal to move fast; "run the dogs"
Hypernym(s): move, displace
32. run - verb
· be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
Hypernym(s): diffuse, spread, spread_out, fan_out
33. run - verb
· sail before the wind
34. run - verb
· cover by running; run a certain distance; "She ran 10 miles that day"
35. run - verb
· extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours"
Hypernym(s): last, endure
36. run - verb
· set animals loose to graze
Hypernym(s): free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose
37. run - verb
· keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring"
38. run - verb
· run with the ball; in such sports as football
39. 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
40. run - verb
· travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast"
Hypernym(s): travel, trip, jaunt
41. 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
42. 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
43. 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
44. 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
45. run - verb
· come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"
Hypernym(s): break, separate, split_up, fall_apart, come_apart
46. run - verb
· become undone; "the sweater unraveled"
47. running - adjective
· (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water"
48. running - adjective
· continually repeated over a period of time; "a running joke among us"
49. running - adjective
· of advancing the ball by running; "the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays"
50. running - adjective
· executed or initiated by running; "running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start"
51. running - adjective
· measured lengthwise; "cost of lumber per running foot"
52. running - adjective
· (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes"
Synonym(s): operative, functional, working
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