Associations to the word «Running»


RUNNING, adjective. Moving or advancing by running.
RUNNING, adjective. Of a horse, having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
RUNNING, adjective. Successive; one following the other without break or intervention
RUNNING, adjective. Flowing; easy; cursive.
RUNNING, adjective. Continuous; keeping along step by step.
RUNNING, adjective. (botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
RUNNING, adjective. (medicine) Discharging pus.
RUNNING, adverb. (informal) consecutively; in a row
RUNNING, noun. The action of the verb to run.
RUNNING, noun. The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason
RUNNING, noun. That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
RUNNING, noun. The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.
RUNNING, verb. Present participle of run
RUNNING ABOUT, verb. Present participle of run about
RUNNING ALONG, verb. Present participle of run along
RUNNING AROUND, verb. Present participle of run around
RUNNING AWAY, verb. Present participle of run away
RUNNING BACK, noun. (American football) An offensive back whose primary job is to be the ballcarrier.
RUNNING BACK, verb. Present participle of run back
RUNNING BACKS, noun. Plural of running back
RUNNING BOARD, noun. A narrow board serving as a step beneath the doors of some cars.
RUNNING BOARDS, noun. Plural of running board
RUNNING BY, verb. Present participle of run by
RUNNING COMMENTARIES, noun. Plural of running commentary
RUNNING COMMENTARY, noun. A continuous verbal, or written description of events as they happen.
RUNNING COUNTER, verb. Present participle of run counter
RUNNING DICTATION, noun. A classroom exercise in which students run to a text, and then pass the message verbally to a partner.
RUNNING DICTATIONS, noun. Plural of running dictation
RUNNING DOG, noun. (pejorative) A lackey; a lapdog; an unprincipled person who helps or flatters other, more powerful and often evil people.
RUNNING DOGS, noun. Plural of running dog
RUNNING FIRE, noun. The rapid discharge of firearms in succession by a line of troops.
RUNNING FLUSH, noun. (card games) a hand containing three cards of consecutive value and the same suit in three card brag; equivalent to a straight flush in poker
RUNNING GAG, noun. An ongoing joke, one that is regularly repeated or continued.
RUNNING GEAR, noun. (automotive) The wheels, suspension, steering, powertrain and usually the chassis of a motor vehicle.
RUNNING HEADLINE, noun. Text (such as a title) printed at the top of every (or every other) page of a book, newspaper etc
RUNNING IN, noun. The operating of a new engine (especially that of a motor vehicle) at less than its normal speed until proper working has been established
RUNNING INTERFERENCE, verb. Present participle of run interference
RUNNING IRON, noun. A branding iron which is not bent into the shape of the mark but rather requires the user to write the desired brand (but allows writing any brand).
RUNNING JOKE, noun. An ongoing joke, one that is regularly repeated or continued.
RUNNING KNOT, noun. A slip knot.
RUNNING KNOTS, noun. Plural of running knot
RUNNING LIGHTS, noun. Headlights
RUNNING LOAD, noun. The air pressure supported by each longitudinal foot segment of a wing of an aircraft.
RUNNING LOAD, noun. The whole weight of an airplane and its load divided by the span, or length from tip to tip.
RUNNING MADNESS, noun. (archaic) rabies
RUNNING MAN, noun. A dance move popular in the late 1980s to early 1990s, characterized running movements done in place with hands going in an alternating forward-backward motion.
RUNNING MATE, noun. A candidate on a joint ticket who is not the primary candidate on that ticket.
RUNNING MATE, noun. One of a pair of ships with coordinated, often reciprocal, sailing schedules.
RUNNING MATES, noun. Plural of running mate
RUNNING OF THE BULLS, noun. Bull run
RUNNING OUT, verb. Present participle of run out
RUNNING OVER, verb. Present participle of run over
RUNNING RIGGING, noun. (nautical) The ropes used in bracing the yards, making and shortening sail, etc., such as braces, sheets, halyards, clew lines, and the like.
RUNNING SCARED, verb. Present participle of run scared
RUNNING SERVICEBERRY, noun. Amelanchier spicata.
RUNNING SHOE, noun. One of a pair of running shoes.
RUNNING SHOES, noun. (British) Trainers with sharp spikes in the soles.
RUNNING SHOES, noun. (North America) Sneakers, not cleats; tennis shoes; normal gym shoes.
RUNNING SPEECH, noun. (linguistics) The continuous sound of spoken dialogue from which the listener is able to distinguish individual words and sentences.
RUNNING STITCH, noun. (sewing) A simple embroidery stitch in which the needle is passed in and out of the fabric in a series of even stitches in a straight row.
RUNNING STITCHES, noun. Plural of running stitch
RUNNING TARGET, noun. A firearms target that is towed across a range as the shooter shoots
RUNNING TARGET, noun. A goal that changes as effort is made to reach the goal
RUNNING TARGET, noun. A standard of performance set by the first place competitor that lower placed competitors try to exceed
RUNNING TEXT, noun. (typography) The body of text, as distinct from headings, footnotes, diagrams, data tables, logos, images, and other added content.
RUNNING THE GAUNTLET, verb. Present participle of run the gauntlet
RUNNING THE GAUNTLET, noun. A form of physical punishment by which a person is compelled to run through a double line of soldiers who attempt to strike him as they pass
RUNNING THERAPY, noun. The use of running as a therapy for mild depression, or for heart exercise
RUNNING THROUGH, verb. Present participle of run through
RUNNING TITLE, noun. The title or short title of a volume printed at the top of left-hand text pages or sometimes of all text pages
RUNNING TITLES, noun. Plural of running title
RUNNING UP, verb. Present participle of run up
RUNNING UP AGAINST, verb. Present participle of run up against
RUNNING UP THE SCORE, verb. Present participle of run up the score
RUNNING WATER, noun. Water available from taps.
RUNNING WITH SCISSORS, verb. Present participle of run with scissors

Dictionary definition

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".
RUNNING, noun. The act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit".
RUNNING, noun. The state of being in operation; "the engine is running smoothly".
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".
RUNNING, noun. The act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track.
RUNNING, adjective. (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water".
RUNNING, adjective. Continually repeated over a period of time; "a running joke among us".
RUNNING, adjective. Of advancing the ball by running; "the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays".
RUNNING, adjective. Executed or initiated by running; "running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start".
RUNNING, adjective. Measured lengthwise; "cost of lumber per running foot".
RUNNING, adjective. (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
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