Associations to the word «Ran»


RUN, verb. (heading) (vertebrates) To move swiftly.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To move forward quickly upon two feet by alternately making a short jump off either foot. (Compare walk.)
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To go at a fast pace, to move quickly.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To cause to move quickly; to make move lightly.
RUN, verb. (transitive or intransitive) To compete in a race.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) Of fish, to migrate for spawning.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) (soccer) To carry a football down the field.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To achieve or perform by running or as if by running.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To flee away from a danger or towards help.
RUN, verb. (transitive) (juggling) (colloquial) To juggle a pattern continuously, as opposed to starting and stopping quickly.
RUN, verb. (heading) (fluids) To flow.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) (figuratively) To move or spread quickly.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) Of a liquid, to flow.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) Of an object, to have a liquid flowing from it.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To make a liquid flow; to make liquid flow from an object.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To become liquid; to melt.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To leak or spread in an undesirable fashion; to bleed (especially used of dye or paint).
RUN, verb. To fuse; to shape; to mould; to cast.
RUN, verb. (figurative) (transitive) To go through without stopping, usually illegally.
RUN, verb. (nautical) (of a vessel) To sail before the wind, in distinction from reaching or sailing close-hauled.
RUN, verb. (heading) (social) To carry out an activity.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To control or manage, be in charge of.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To be a candidate in an election.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To make run in a race or an election.
RUN, verb. To exert continuous activity; to proceed.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To be presented in one of the media.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To print or broadcast in the media.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To transport someone or something.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To smuggle illegal goods.
RUN, verb. (transitive) (agriculture) To sort through a large volume of produce in quality control.
RUN, verb. (heading) To extend or persist, statically or dynamically, through space or time.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To extend in space or through a range (often with a measure phrase).
RUN, verb. (intransitive) To extend in time, to last, to continue (usually with a measure phrase).
RUN, verb. (transitive) To make something extend in space.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) Of a machine, including computer programs, to be operating or working normally.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To make a machine operate.
RUN, verb. (transitive) To execute or carry out a plan, procedure, or program.
RUN, verb. To pass or go quickly in thought or conversation.
RUN, verb. (copulative) To become different in a way mentioned (usually to become worse).
RUN, verb. (transitive) To cost a large amount of money.
RUN, verb. (intransitive) Of stitches or stitched clothing, to unravel.
RUN, verb. To pursue in thought; to carry in contemplation.
RUN, verb. To cause to enter; to thrust.
RUN, verb. To drive or force; to cause, or permit, to be driven.
RUN, verb. To cause to be drawn; to mark out; to indicate; to determine.
RUN, verb. To encounter or incur (a danger or risk).
RUN, verb. To put at hazard; to venture; to risk.
RUN, verb. To tease with sarcasms and ridicule.
RUN, verb. To sew (a seam) by passing the needle through material in a continuous line, generally taking a series of stitches on the needle at the same time.
RUN, verb. To control or have precedence in a card game.
RUN, verb. To be in form thus, as a combination of words.
RUN, verb. (archaic) To be popularly known; to be generally received.
RUN, verb. To have growth or development.
RUN, verb. To tend, as to an effect or consequence; to incline.
RUN, verb. To have a legal course; to be attached; to continue in force, effect, or operation; to follow; to go in company.
RUN, verb. (golf) To strike (the ball) in such a way as to cause it to run along the ground, as when approaching a hole.
RUN, noun. Act or instance of running, of moving rapidly using the feet.
RUN, noun. Act or instance of hurrying (to or from a place) (not necessarily by foot); dash or errand, trip.
RUN, noun. A pleasure trip.
RUN, noun. Flight, instance or period of fleeing.
RUN, noun. Migration (of fish).
RUN, noun. A group of fish that migrate, or ascend a river for the purpose of spawning.
RUN, noun. (skiing) (bobsledding) A single trip down a hill, as in skiing and bobsledding.
RUN, noun. A (regular) trip or route.
RUN, noun. The route taken while running or skiing.
RUN, noun. The distance sailed by a ship.
RUN, noun. A voyage.
RUN, noun. An enclosure for an animal; a track or path along which something can travel.
RUN, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) Rural landholding for farming, usually for running sheep, and operated by a runholder.
RUN, noun. State of being current; currency; popularity.
RUN, noun. A continuous period (of time) marked by a trend; a period marked by a continuing trend.
RUN, noun. A series of tries in a game that were successful.
RUN, noun. (card games) A sequence of cards in a suit in a card game.
RUN, noun. (music) A rapid passage in music, especially along a scale.
RUN, noun. A trial of an experiment.
RUN, noun. A flow of liquid; a leak.
RUN, noun. (chiefly eastern North Midland US) (especially Ohio) (Pennsylvania) (West Virginia) A small creek or part thereof. (Compare Southern US branch and New York and New England brook.)
RUN, noun. The amount of something made.
RUN, noun. A production quantity in a factory.
RUN, noun. The length of a showing of a play, film, TV series, etc.
RUN, noun. A quick pace, faster than a walk.
RUN, noun. (of horses) A fast gallop.
RUN, noun. A sudden series of demands on a bank or other financial institution, especially characterised by great withdrawals.
RUN, noun. Any sudden large demand for something.
RUN, noun. The top of a step on a staircase, also called a tread, as opposed to the rise.
RUN, noun. The horizontal length of a set of stairs
RUN, noun. A standard or unexceptional group or category.
RUN, noun. (baseball) A score (point scored) by a runner making it around all the bases and over home plate.
RUN, noun. (cricket) A point scored.
RUN, noun. (American football) A gain of a (specified) distance; a running play.
RUN, noun. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) Unrestricted use of an area.
RUN, noun. A line of knit stitches that have unravelled, particularly in a nylon stocking.
RUN, noun. (nautical) The stern of the underwater body of a ship from where it begins to curve upward and inward.
RUN, noun. (construction) Horizontal dimension of a slope.
RUN, noun. (mining) The horizontal distance to which a drift may be carried, either by licence of the proprietor of a mine or by the nature of the formation; also, the direction which a vein of ore or other substance takes.
RUN, noun. A pair or set of millstones.
RUN, noun. (video games) A playthrough.
RUN, noun. (slang) A period of extended (usually daily) drug use.
RUN, noun. (golf) The movement communicated to a golf ball by running it.
RUN, noun. (golf) The distance a ball travels after touching the ground from a stroke.
RUN, adjective. In a liquid state; melted or molten.
RUN, adjective. Cast in a mould.
RUN, adjective. Exhausted; depleted (especially with "down" or "out").
RUN, adjective. (of a fish) Travelled, migrated; having made a migration or a spawning run.
RUN A BATH, verb. To fill a bathtub with water in preparation for taking a bath.
RUN A MILE, verb. (idiomatic) (predominantly UK) To escape, flee or leave a situation or relationship, usually as a result of a shocking or sudden announcement or revelation.
RUN A RED LIGHT, verb. To pass through the traffic light when the red light is on.
RUN A RED LIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To enter a restricted area. To trespass.
RUN A RED LIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To falsely accuse someone of wrongdoing.
RUN A RED LIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To pass a political bill that is clearly based on false premises.
RUN A RED LIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To claim a position that one does not rightfully earn.
RUN ABOUT, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive)To be very busy doing many different things.
RUN ACROSS, verb. To cross by running.
RUN ACROSS, verb. (idiomatic) To find or discover by chance.
RUN AFOUL, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) (nautical) To become entangled or in conflict with.
RUN AFOUL OF, verb. (nautical) To become entangled in; to run aground on.
RUN AFOUL OF, verb. (idiomatic) To contravene
RUN AFTER, verb. To chase.
RUN AFTER, verb. To make a determined effort to win someone's affections.
RUN AFTER, verb. To endeavour to find or obtain.
RUN AGROUND, verb. (intransitive) For a vessel to be immobilized by water too shallow to allow it to float.
RUN AGROUND, verb. (transitive) To cause a vessel to run aground.
RUN ALONG, verb. To leave.
RUN AMOK, verb. (idiomatic) To go on a rampage; to be in an uncontrollable rage.
RUN AMUCK, noun. Alternative form of run amok
RUN AND GUN, verb. (basketball) (often attributive) To move the ball quickly and shoot often.
RUN AROUND, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To be very busy doing many different things.
RUN AROUND, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To go from place to place.
RUN AROUND, verb. (rail transport) (of a locomotive) To move from one end of the consist to the other, so as to pull the train in the opposite direction.
RUN AROUND, verb. (slang) To cheat; to be unfaithful to a romantic partner.
RUN AROUND, verb. (tennis) (of a forehand or a backhand) To change one's position on the court to hit a forehand rather than a backhand, or visa-versa.
RUN AROUND AFTER, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive)To spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.
RUN AROUND IN CIRCLES, verb. Alternative form of go round in circles
RUN AROUND LIKE A CHICKEN WITH ITS HEAD CUT OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To act in a haphazard or aimless way; to act frantically or without control.
RUN AROUND WITH, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive)To spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.
RUN AWAY, verb. To flee by running
RUN AWAY, verb. To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
RUN AWAY WITH, verb. To leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.
RUN AWAY WITH, verb. To be misled by imagining that one's desires can come true.
RUN BACK, verb. To take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.
RUN BACK, verb. To rewind a film or cassette
RUN BATTED IN, noun. (baseball) A run that a given player has caused to be scored by a hit, walk, or sacrifice.
RUN BOOK, noun. (computing) a set of procedures prepared by an administrator for the day-to-day maintenance and exception handling of an IT system
RUN BY, verb. To inform someone briefly of the main points of an idea; to bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone (especially in order to obtain their opinion of it).
RUN CHASE, noun. (cricket) the situation in which the side batting last need to score a certain number of runs to win; the effort made by such a side to win
RUN CHASES, noun. Plural of run chase
RUN CIRCLES AROUND, verb. (idiomatic) To outperform by a great margin.
RUN CIRCLES ROUND, verb. Alternative form of run circles around
RUN COUNTER, verb. (idiomatic) To defy or oppose something, especially an expectation, custom, or social standard.
RUN DEEP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) go deep
RUN DOWN, verb. (transitive) To hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.
RUN DOWN, verb. (transitive) To criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.
RUN DOWN, verb. (transitive) To find something or someone after searching for a long time.
RUN DOWN, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To lose power slowly. Used for a machine, battery, or other powered device.
RUN DOWN, verb. (transitive) To read quickly a list or other short text.
RUN DOWN, verb. (British) (transitive) To reduce the size or stock levels of a business, often with a view to closure.
RUN DOWN, verb. To decline in condition.
RUN DOWN, verb. (hunting) To chase till the object pursued is captured or exhausted.
RUN DOWN, verb. (nautical) To run against and sink, as a vessel.
RUN DOWN, verb. To crush; to overthrow; to overbear.
RUN DOWN THE CLOCK, verb. (idiomatic) (sports) To waste time at the end of a match such that it is terminated by running out of time, or during a match so a time penalty is made less severe.
RUN DRY, verb. To run out; to be fully consumed; to expire.
RUN FOR IT, verb. To escape from being discovered or caught.
RUN FOR ONE'S MONEY, noun. (idiomatic) A difficult challenge for the person indicated, especially one involving a competitive situation.
RUN FOR ONE'S MONEY, noun. (idiomatic) (dated) A reasonable opportunity to succeed, perform acceptably, or escape harm, especially in a difficult situation.
RUN FOR THE HILLS, verb. (idiomatic) To flee.
RUN FOR THE ROSES, noun. (usually capitalized and preceded by the) Nickname for the Kentucky Derby horse race.
RUN FOR THE ROSES, noun. (idiomatic) (American football) A college football game or series of games played with the ultimate goal of qualifying for the championship Rose Bowl game.
RUN FOR THE ROSES, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) A hard-fought competition or demanding challenge of any kind.
RUN GAME ON, verb. (AAVE) (transitive) To cheat someone; to play someone for a fool
RUN HOT, verb. (of a bus following a regular schedule) To run ahead of schedule.
RUN HOT AND COLD, verb. (idiomatic) To alternate between two opposite extremes, such as enthusiasm and disinterest or success and failure.
RUN IN, noun. Alternative spelling of run-in
RUN IN, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) (informal) To arrest.
RUN IN, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) (British) To drive a car carefully when it is new so the engine is not damaged in any way.
RUN IN, verb. (rugby) To score (a try)
RUN IN CIRCLES, verb. Alternative form of go round in circles
RUN IN THE FAMILY, verb. (idiomatic) To be a characteristic feature that is observed in several generations of a family.
RUN INTERFERENCE, verb. (US) To handle problems or remove obstacles for another person, especially for a person in authority
RUN INTERFERENCE, verb. Past participle of run interference.
RUN INTO, verb. (intransitive but with prepositional object) (literally) To enter by running.
RUN INTO, verb. (intransitive but with prepositional object) To collide with.
RUN INTO, verb. (transitive and with prepositional object) To cause to collide with.
RUN INTO, verb. (intransitive but with prepositional object) (by extension) To encounter or meet unexpectedly (literally or figuratively).
RUN INTO, verb. (intransitive but with prepositional object) (dated) (of flowing water) To reach, to flow into (a body of water).
RUN INTO, verb. (intransitive but with prepositional object) To blend into; to be followed by or adjacent to without there being a clear boundary.
RUN INTO, verb. (transitive and with prepositional object) To cause to blend into.
RUN INTO, verb. To reach a large figure.
RUN INTO THE GROUND, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To mismanage to the point of ruin.
RUN INTO THE GROUND, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To wear out, especially through excessive use.
RUN INTO THE GROUND, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To discuss ad nauseam.
RUN LIKE A TOP, verb. (simile) (usually of motorized machinery) To operate flawlessly and smoothly.
RUN O’ THE MILL, adjective. Alternative spelling of run-of-the-mill
RUN OF HOUSE, noun. (travel) A hotel rate where the hotel agrees to accommodate the guest but does not specify the standard of room until the guest arrives.
RUN OF LUCK, noun. A series of wins in gambling.
RUN OF PLAY, noun. (idiomatic) (sports) (games) A passage of play; a series of consecutive moments, considered as a whole.
RUN OF THE MILL, adjective. Alternative spelling of run-of-the-mill
RUN OFF, verb. To flee or depart quickly.
RUN OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To make photocopies, or print.
RUN OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To write something quickly.
RUN OFF, verb. (of a liquid) To pour or spill off or over.
RUN OFF, verb. To cause to flow away.
RUN OFF, verb. To chase someone away.
RUN OFF, verb. To operate by a particular energy source.
RUN OFF AT THE MOUTH, verb. To talk incessantly (about something)
RUN OFF WITH, verb. (someone)(idiomatic) (transitive) To leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.
RUN OFF WITH, verb. (something)(idiomatic) (transitive) To steal or abscond.
RUN ON, verb. (idiomatic) To continue without interruption
RUN ON, verb. (idiomatic) To continue talking for a long time.
RUN ON, verb. To operate with a particular energy source.
RUN ON, verb. To make numerous drafts or demands for payment, as upon a bank.
RUN ON, verb. (printing) (historical) To carry on or continue (e.g. the type for a new sentence) without making a break or commencing a new paragraph.
RUN ON, verb. (transitive) (dated) To press with jokes or ridicule; to abuse with sarcasm; to bear hard on.
RUN ON EMPTY, verb. (idiomatic) Losing enthusiasm or willingness, lacking energy.
RUN ON FUMES, verb. (automotive) To operate a vehicle that is low on fuel.
RUN ON FUMES, verb. (idiomatic) By extension, to operate with few resources or little money.
RUN ONE'S COURSE, verb. (idiomatic) To come to a natural end
RUN ONESELF RAGGED, verb. (idiomatic) To work or exert oneself to the point of exhaustion.
RUN OUT, noun. Alternative spelling of runout
RUN OUT, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To use up; to consume all of something.
RUN OUT, verb. (intransitive) To expire, to come to an end.
RUN OUT, verb. (cricket) To get a batsman out via a run out (see above); or, to be got out in this way.
RUN OUT, verb. (transitive) To extend a piece of material, or clothing.
RUN OUT, verb. (intransitive) To conclude in, to end up
RUN OUT OF STEAM, verb. (idiomatic) To run out of energy; to run out of motivation.
RUN OUT OF TOWN, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To force someone out of a place or a position
RUN OUT ON, verb. To leave a partner suddenly and without prior warning.
RUN OUT THE CLOCK, verb. (idiomatic) (sports) To preserve a lead in a game by retaining possession, to waste time.
RUN OUTS, noun. Plural of run out
RUN OVER, verb. (idiomatic) To exceed the allotted time.
RUN OVER, verb. To cross by running
RUN OVER, verb. (idiomatic) To drive over, causing injury or death.
RUN OVER, verb. (idiomatic) To describe briefly
RUN OVER, verb. (idiomatic) To rehearse quickly
RUN OVER, verb. To overflow
RUN OVER, verb. (rugby) To score a try
RUN OVER, verb. (engineering) To have rotation in such direction that the crank pin traverses the upper, or front, half of its path in the forward, or outward, stroke; said of a crank which drives, or is driven by, a reciprocating piece.
RUN PAST, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion.
RUN RAMPANT, verb. (idiomatic) To go unchecked or without control; to be wild or excessive.
RUN RATE, noun. (cricket) the number of runs scored by a side divided by the number of overs taken to score them
RUN RINGS AROUND, verb. (idiomatic) To demonstrate superiority, or greater skill than another person, team or group of people.
RUN RINGS ROUND, verb. Alternative form of run rings around
RUN RIOT, verb. (idiomatic) To act in an uncontrolled, unbridled manner
RUN RIOT, verb. (idiomatic) To be uncontrolable.
RUN ROUGHSHOD OVER, verb. Alternative form of ride roughshod over
RUN ROUND IN CIRCLES, verb. Alternative form of go round in circles
RUN SCARED, verb. (idiomatic) To try everything to avoid defeat.
RUN SOMEBODY RAGGED, verb. (idiomatic) To exhaust; to demand excessive effort or work from somebody.
RUN SOMETHING UP THE FLAGPOLE, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To propose an idea or make a suggestion in order to learn the reaction of others to it.
RUN TEE, noun. A tee pipe fitting with female connections on one straight end and the branch, and a male connection on the other straight end.
RUN THE CLOCK DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To run down the clock
RUN THE GAMUT, verb. (idiomatic) To encompass the full range or variety possible.
RUN THE GAUNTLET, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see run,‎ gauntlet.
RUN THE GAUNTLET, verb. (idiomatic) To undergo a series of tests or challenges.
RUN THE GUARD, verb. To pass the watch or sentinel without leave.
RUN THE SHOW, verb. (idiomatic) To be the leader, to be in charge
RUN THROUGH, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To summarise briefly
RUN THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) To inform or educate someone, typically of a new concept or a concept particular to an organization or industry
RUN THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To repeat something.
RUN THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To use completely, in a short space of time. Usually money.
RUN THROUGH, verb. To go through hastily.
RUN THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.
RUN THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To impale a person with a blade, usually a sword.
RUN THROUGH, verb. Of a waterway, to flow through an area.
RUN THROUGH, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see run,‎ through.
RUN TIME, noun. (computing) The time during which a program is executing.
RUN TIME, noun. (media) The length of a film, television program or audio track in minutes, usually with end credits included
RUN TIMES, noun. Plural of run time
RUN TO, verb. (idiomatic)To reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.
RUN TO, verb. (idiomatic)To reach the limit of one's abilities or tastes.
RUN TO FAT, verb. To become gradually fat; to put on weight.
RUN TO SEED, verb. Alternative form of go to seed
RUN UP, verb. (cricket) of a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.
RUN UP, verb. (idiomatic) To bring a flag to the top of its flag pole.
RUN UP, verb. (idiomatic) To make something, usually an item of clothing, very quickly.
RUN UP, verb. (idiomatic) To accumulate a debt.
RUN UP, verb. To rise; to swell; to grow; to increase.
RUN UP, verb. To thrust up, as anything long and slender.
RUN UP, verb. To erect hastily, as a building.
RUN UP, noun. (cricket) the action of running up; the area of the pitch used by the bowler to run up, the start of which he marks with a small marker
RUN UP AGAINST, verb. Begin to encounter problems with someone or something.
RUN UP THE SCORE, verb. To engage in the practice - usually by coaching decision - of scoring more points than needed in a one-sided contest.
RUN UPON SORTS, verb. (printing) (dated) To use or require a greater number of some particular letters or symbols than the regular proportion, as, for example, when making an index.
RUN WILD, verb. (idiomatic) to go unchecked, to be out of control
RUN WITH, verb. (idiomatic) To follow something through to completion or realization.
RUN WITH, verb. To be a member of (a gang or hooligan firm).
RUN WITH SCISSORS, verb. (idiomatic) To behave recklessly.
RUN WITH THE HARE AND HUNT WITH THE HOUNDS, verb. (idiomatic) (figuratively) To support both sides of an argument.
RUN YEAR, noun. (biology) A year in which salmon return to spawn in a particular river
RUN YEARS, noun. Plural of run year

Dictionary definition

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".
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".
RUN, noun. A race run on foot; "she broke the record for the half-mile run".
RUN, noun. An unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies".
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".
RUN, noun. A regular trip; "the ship made its run in record time".
RUN, noun. The act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit".
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".
RUN, noun. Unrestricted freedom to use; "he has the run of the house".
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".
RUN, noun. A small stream.
RUN, noun. A race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run".
RUN, noun. A row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking".
RUN, noun. The pouring forth of a fluid.
RUN, noun. An unbroken chronological sequence; "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories".
RUN, noun. A short trip; "take a run into town".
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".
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".
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".
RUN, verb. Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan".
RUN, verb. Have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes...".
RUN, verb. Move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi".
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".
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".
RUN, verb. Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?".
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".
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".
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".
RUN, verb. Be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!".
RUN, verb. Change from one state to another; "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot".
RUN, verb. Cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process".
RUN, verb. Be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk".
RUN, verb. Continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures".
RUN, verb. Occur persistently; "Musical talent runs in the family".
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".
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".
RUN, verb. Carry out; "run an errand".
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".
RUN, verb. Cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet".
RUN, verb. Make without a miss.
RUN, verb. Deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor.
RUN, verb. Cause an animal to move fast; "run the dogs".
RUN, verb. Be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run".
RUN, verb. Sail before the wind.
RUN, verb. Cover by running; run a certain distance; "She ran 10 miles that day".
RUN, verb. Extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours".
RUN, verb. Set animals loose to graze.
RUN, verb. Keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring".
RUN, verb. Run with the ball; in such sports as football.
RUN, verb. Travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there".
RUN, verb. Travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast".
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".
RUN, verb. Compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first".
RUN, verb. Progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting".
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".
RUN, verb. Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running".
RUN, verb. Become undone; "the sweater unraveled".

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