Hyphenation of run

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Definitions of run:

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
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
A race run on foot
She broke the record for the half-mile run
An unbroken series of events
Had a streak of bad luck Nicklaus had a run of birdies
(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
A regular trip
The ship made its run in record time
The act of running
Traveling on foot at a fast pace He broke into a run His daily run keeps him fit
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
Unrestricted freedom to use
He has the run of the house
The production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
A daily run of 100
000 gallons of paint
A small stream
A race between candidates for elective office
I managed his campaign for governor He is raising money for a Senate run
A row of unravelled stitches
She got a run in her stocking
The pouring forth of a fluid
An unbroken chronological sequence
The play had a long run on Broadway The team enjoyed a brief run of victories
A short trip
Take a run into town
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
Take to one's heels Cut and run If you see this man
The burglars escaped before the police showed up
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
Direct or control
Projects, businesses, etc. She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
Have a particular form
The story or argument runs as follows As the saying goes...
Move along, of liquids
Water flowed into the cave The Missouri feeds into the Mississippi
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
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, stand, or compete for an office or a position
Who's running for treasurer this year?
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
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
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
Be operating, running or functioning
The car is still running--turn it off!
Change from one state to another
Run amok Run rogue Run riot
Cause to perform
Run a subject Run a process
Be affected by
Be subjected to Run a temperature Run a risk
Continue to exist
These stories die hard The legend of Elvis endures
Occur persistently
Musical talent runs in the family
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
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
Carry out
Run an errand
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
Cause something to pass or lead somewhere
Run the wire behind the cabinet
Make without a miss
Deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
Cause an animal to move fast
Run the dogs
Be diffused
These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run
Sail before the wind
Cover by running
Run a certain distance She ran 10 miles that day
Extend or continue for a certain period of time
The film runs 5 hours
Set animals loose to graze
Keep company
The heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring
Run with the ball
In such sports as football
Travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
Run to the store! She always runs to Italy
Because she has a lover there
Travel a route regularly
Ships ply the waters near the coast
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
Compete in a race
He is running the Marathon this year Let's race and see who gets there first
Progress by being changed
The speech has to go through several more drafts Run through your presentation before the meeting
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
Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
Her nylons were running
Become undone
The sweater unraveled

Synonyms of run:

noun tally, score
noun test, trial, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
noun footrace, foot race, race
noun streak, succession
noun running, running play, running game, football play
noun trip
noun running, locomotion, travel
nountime period, period of time, period
noun liberty
nounindefinite quantity
noun rivulet, rill, runnel, streamlet, stream, watercourse
nounpolitical campaign, campaign, race
noun ladder, ravel, damage, harm, impairment
noun discharge, outpouring, flow, flowing
noun sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession
noun trip
verbtravel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip, run around, run away
verb scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away, leave, go forth, go away
verb go, pass, lead, extend, be, run along
verb operate, direct
verb go, be
verb flow, feed, course, move, run over
verb function, work, operate, go
verb range, be
verb campaign, race
verb play
verb travel, go, move, locomote
verb tend, be given, lean, incline, be
verb execute, enforce, implement, apply
verb function, work, operate, go
verb become, go, get
verb process, treat
verb incur
verb prevail, persist, die hard, endure, continue
verb occur
verb carry, circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around
verbcarry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil
verb guide, draw, pass
verb lead, pass, make pass
verb succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods
verbblack market, trade, merchandise
verb move, displace
verb bleed, diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out
verb sail
verb pass, go through, go across
verbrun for, last, endure
verb free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose
verb consort, accompany
verb travel, go, move, locomote
verb ply, travel, trip, jaunt
verb hunt, hunt down, track down, capture, catch
verb race, compete, vie, contend, run off
verb move, go, change
verb melt, melt down, dissolve, resolve, break up
verb ladder, break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
verb unravel, disintegrate

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