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run

  

      vb   , runs, running, ran, run  
1    intr  
a    (of a two-legged creature) to move on foot at a rapid pace so that both feet are off the ground together for part of each stride  
b    (of a four-legged creature) to move at a rapid gait; gallop or canter  
2    tr   to pass over (a distance, route, etc.) in running  
to run a mile, run a race     
3    intr   to run in or finish a race as specified, esp. in a particular position  
John is running third     
4    tr   to perform or accomplish by or as if by running  
to run an errand     
5    intr   to flee; run away  
they took to their heels and ran     
6    tr   to bring into a specified state or condition by running  
to run oneself to a standstill     
7    tr   to track down or hunt (an animal)  
to run a fox to earth     
8    intr   to move about freely and without restraint  
the children are running in the garden     
9    intr; usually foll by: to   to go or have recourse, as for aid, assistance, etc  
he's always running to his mother when he's in trouble     
10    tr   to set (animals) loose on (a field or tract of land) so as to graze freely  
11    intr; often foll by: over, round or up   to make a short trip or brief informal visit  
I'll run over to your house this afternoon     
12    to move quickly and easily on wheels by rolling, or in any of certain other ways  
a ball running along the ground, a sledge running over snow     
13    to move or cause to move with a specified result or in a specified manner  
to run a ship aground, to run into a tree     
14    often foll by: over   to move or pass or cause to move or pass quickly  
to run a vacuum cleaner over the carpet, to run one's eyes over a page     
15    tr; foll by: into, out of, through etc   to force, thrust, or drive  
she ran a needle into her finger     
16    tr   to drive or maintain and operate (a vehicle)  
17    tr   to give a lift to (someone) in a vehicle; transport  
he ran her to the railway station     
18    to ply or cause to ply between places on a route  
the bus runs from Piccadilly to Golders Green     
19    to operate or be operated; function or cause to function  
the engine is running smoothly, to run a program on a computer     
20    tr   to be in charge of; manage  
to run a company     
21    to extend or continue or cause to extend or continue in a particular direction, for a particular duration or distance, etc  
the road runs north, the play ran for two years, the months ran into years     
22    intr     (Law)  
a    to have legal force or effect  
the lease runs for two more years     
b    to accompany; be an integral part of or adjunct to  
an easement runs with the land     
23    tr   to be subjected to, be affected by, or incur  
to run a risk, run a temperature     
24    intr; often foll by: to   to be characterized (by); tend or incline  
her taste runs to extravagant hats, to run to fat     
25    intr   to recur persistently or be inherent  
red hair runs in my family     
26    to cause or allow (liquids) to flow or (of liquids) to flow, esp. in a manner specified  
water ran from the broken pipe, the well has run dry     
27    intr   to melt and flow  
the wax grew hot and began to run     
28      (Metallurgy)  
a    to melt or fuse  
b    tr   to mould or cast (molten metal)  
to run lead into ingots     
29    intr   (of waves, tides, rivers, etc.) to rise high, surge, or be at a specified height  
a high sea was running that night     
30    intr   to be diffused  
the colours in my dress ran when I washed it     
31    intr   (of stitches) to unravel or come undone or (of a garment) to have stitches unravel or come undone  
if you pull that thread the whole seam will run     
32    to sew (an article) with continuous stitches  
33    intr   (of growing vines, creepers, etc.) to trail, spread, or climb  
ivy running over a cottage wall     
34    intr   to spread or circulate quickly  
a rumour ran through the town     
35    intr   to be stated or reported  
his story runs as follows     
36    to publish or print or be published or printed in a newspaper, magazine, etc  
they ran his story in the next issue     
37    often foll by: for     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to be a candidate or present as a candidate for political or other office  
Anderson is running for president     
38    tr   to get past or through; evade  
to run a blockade     
39    tr   to deal in (arms, etc.), esp. by importing illegally  
he runs guns for the rebels     
40      (Nautical)   to sail (a vessel, esp. a sailing vessel) or (of such a vessel) to be sailed with the wind coming from astern  
41    intr     (of fish)  
a    to migrate upstream from the sea, esp. in order to spawn  
b    to swim rapidly in any area of water, esp. during migration  
42    tr     (Cricket)   to score (a run or number of runs) by hitting the ball and running between the wickets  
43    tr     (Billiards, etc.)   to make (a number of successful shots) in sequence  
44    tr     (Golf)   to hit (the ball) so that it rolls along the ground  
45    tr     (Bridge)   to cash (all one's winning cards in a long suit) successively  
46    run a bath   to turn on the taps to fill a bath with water for bathing oneself  
47    run close   to compete closely with; present a serious challenge to  
he got the job, but a younger man ran him close     
48    run for it  
Informal   to attempt to escape from arrest, etc., by running  
49    be run off one's feet   to be extremely busy  
      n  
50    an act, instance, or period of running  
51    a gait, pace, or motion faster than a walk  
she went off at a run     
52    a distance covered by running or a period of running  
a run of ten miles     
53    an act, instance, or period of travelling in a vehicle, esp. for pleasure  
to go for a run in the car     
54    free and unrestricted access  
we had the run of the house and garden for the whole summer     
55   
a    a period of time during which a machine, computer, etc., operates  
b    the amount of work performed in such a period  
56    a continuous or sustained period  
a run of good luck     
57    a continuous sequence of performances  
the play had a good run     
58      (Cards)   a sequence of winning cards in one suit, usually more than five  
a run of spades     
59    tendency or trend  
the run of the market     
60    type, class, or category  
the usual run of graduates     
61    usually foll by: on   a continuous and urgent demand  
a run on butter, a run on the dollar     
62    a series of unravelled stitches, esp. in stockings or tights; ladder  
63    the characteristic pattern or direction of something  
the run of the grain on a piece of wood     
64   
a    a continuous vein or seam of ore, coal, etc.  
b    the direction in which it lies  
65   
a    a period during which water or other liquid flows  
b    the amount of such a flow  
66    a pipe, channel, etc., through which water or other liquid flows  
67      (U.S.)   a small stream  
68    a steeply inclined pathway or course, esp. a snow-covered one used for skiing and bobsleigh racing  
   See also       green run       blue run       red run       black run  
69    an enclosure for domestic fowls or other animals, in which they have free movement  
a chicken run     
70    (esp. in Australia and New Zealand) a tract of land for grazing livestock  
71    a track or area frequented by animals  
a deer run, a rabbit run     
72    a group of animals of the same species moving together  
73    the migration of fish upstream in order to spawn  
74      (Nautical)  
a    the tack of a sailing vessel in which the wind comes from astern  
b    part of the hull of a vessel near the stern where it curves upwards and inwards  
75      (Military)  
a    a mission in a warplane  
b       short for       bombing run  
76    the movement of an aircraft along the ground during takeoff or landing  
77      (Music)   a rapid scalelike passage of notes  
78      (Cricket)   a score of one, normally achieved by both batsmen running from one end of the wicket to the other after one of them has hit the ball  
   Compare       extra       6       boundary       2c  
79      (Baseball)   an instance of a batter touching all four bases safely, thereby scoring  
80      (Golf)   the distance that a ball rolls after hitting the ground  
81    a run for(one's) money  
Informal  
a    a strong challenge or close competition  
b    pleasure derived from an activity  
82    in the long run   as the eventual outcome of a sequence of events, actions, etc.; ultimately  
83    in the short run   as the immediate outcome of a series of events, etc  
84    on the run  
a    escaping from arrest; fugitive  
b    in rapid flight; retreating  
the enemy is on the run     
c    hurrying from place to place  
she's always on the run     
85    the runs  
Slang   diarrhoea,   (See also)        run about       run across       run after       run along       run around       run away       run down       run in       run into       run off       run on       run out       run over       run through       run to       run up  
     (Old English runnen, past participle of (ge)rinnan; related to Old French, Old Norse rinna, Old Saxon, Gothic, Old High German rinnan)  


black run  
      n     (Skiing)   an extremely difficult run, suitable for expert skiers  
blue run  
      n     (Skiing)   an easy run, suitable for beginners  
bombing run  
      n   an approach by a bomber to a target  
Bull Run  
      n   Battles of. two battles fought at Manassas Junction near a stream named Bull Run, during the American Civil War (July, 1861 and August, 1862), in both of which the Federal army was routed by the Confederates,   (Also called)    First and Second Manassas      See also       Manassas  
cresta run  
      n  
a    an activity involving travelling at high speed in a toboggan down a steep narrow passage of compacted snow and ice  
b    the passage itself  
dry run  
      n  
1      (Military)   practice in weapon firing without live ammunition  
2    Informal   a trial or practice, esp. in simulated conditions; rehearsal  
dummy run  
      n   a practice or rehearsal; trial run  
fresh-run  
      adj   (of fish) newly migrated upstream from the sea, esp. to spawn  
fun run  
      n   a long run or part-marathon run for exercise and pleasure, often by large numbers of people  
green run  
      n     (Skiing)   a very easy run, suitable for complete beginners  
ground run  
      n   the distance taken by an aircraft to brake from its landing speed to its taxiing speed or a stop  
hen run  
      n   an enclosure for hens, esp. one made of chicken wire  
hit-and-run  
      adj   prenominal  
1   
a    involved in or denoting a motor-vehicle accident in which the driver leaves the scene without stopping to give assistance, inform the police, etc.  
b    (as n)  
a hit-and-run     
2    (of an attack, raid, etc.) relying on surprise allied to a rapid departure from the scene of operations for the desired effect  
hit-and-run tactics     
3      (Baseball)   denoting a play in which a base runner begins to run as the pitcher throws the ball to the batter  
home run  
      n     (Baseball)   a hit that enables the batter to run round all four bases, usually by hitting the ball out of the playing area  
milk run  
      n     (Aeronautics, informal)   a routine and uneventful flight, esp. on a dangerous mission  
     (C20: referring to the regular and safe routine of a milkman's round)  
mole run  
      n   usually pl  
Informal   any part of a system of underground tunnels, rooms, etc., prepared for use in the event of nuclear war  
red run  
      n     (Skiing)   a run of some difficulty, suitable for intermediate skiers  
run across  
      vb   intr, prep   to meet unexpectedly; encounter by chance  
run after  
      vb   intr, prep  
Informal  
1    to pursue (a member of the opposite sex) with persistent attention  
2    to pursue (anything) persistently  
3    to care for in an excessively attentive or servile way  
she runs after her three grown sons as if they were babies     
run along  
      vb   intr, adv   (often said patronizingly) to go away; leave  
run around  
      vb   intr, adv  
Informal  
1    often foll by: with   to associate habitually (with)  
2    to behave in a fickle or promiscuous manner  
      n  
  run-around  
3    Informal   deceitful or evasive treatment of a person (esp. in the phrase give or get the run-around)  
4      (Printing)   an arrangement of printed matter in which the column width is narrowed to accommodate an illustration  
run away  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to take flight; escape  
2    to go away; depart  
3    (of a horse) to gallop away uncontrollably  
4   
a    to abscond or elope with  
he ran away with his boss's daughter     
b    to make off with; steal  
c    to escape from the control of  
his enthusiasm ran away with him     
d    to win easily or be assured of victory in (a competition)  
he ran away with the race     
      n  
  runaway  
5   
a    a person or animal that runs away  
b    (as modifier)  
a runaway horse     
6    the act or an instance of running away  
7    modifier   occurring as a result of the act of eloping  
a runaway wedding     
8    modifier   (of a race, victory, etc.) easily won  
run down  
      vb   mainly adv  
1    to cause or allow (an engine, battery, etc.) to lose power gradually and cease to function or (of an engine, battery, etc.) to do this  
2    to decline or reduce in number or size  
the firm ran down its sales force     
3    tr, usually passive   to tire, sap the strength of, or exhaust  
he was thoroughly run down and needed a holiday     
4    tr   to criticize adversely; denigrate; decry  
5    tr   to hit and knock to the ground with a moving vehicle  
6      (Nautical)  
a    tr   to collide with and cause to sink  
b    intr, prep   to navigate so as to move parallel to (a coast)  
7    tr   to pursue and find or capture  
to run down a fugitive     
8    tr   to read swiftly or perfunctorily  
he ran down their list of complaints     
      adj  
  run-down  
9    tired; exhausted  
10    worn-out, shabby, or dilapidated  
      n  
  rundown  
11    a brief review, résumé, or summary  
12    the process of a motor or mechanism coming gradually to a standstill after the source of power is removed  
13    a reduction in number or size  
run in  
      vb   adv  
1    to run (an engine) gently, usually for a specified period when it is new, in order that the running surfaces may become polished  
2    tr   to insert or include  
3    intr   (of an aircraft) to approach a point or target  
4    tr  
Informal   to take into custody; arrest  
he was run in for assault     
      n  
  run-in  
5    Informal   an argument or quarrel  
he had a run-in with the boss yesterday     
6    an approach to the end of an event, etc  
the run-in to the championship     
7      (Printing)   matter inserted in an existing paragraph  
run into  
      vb   prep; mainly intr  
1    also tr   to collide with or cause to collide with  
her car ran into a tree     
2    to encounter unexpectedly  
3    also tr   to be beset by or cause to be beset by  
the project ran into financial difficulties     
4    to extend to; be of the order of  
debts running into thousandsf     
run off  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to depart in haste  
2    tr   to produce quickly, as copies on a duplicating machine  
3    to drain (liquid) or (of liquid) to be drained  
4    tr   to decide (a race) by a runoff  
5    tr   to get rid of (weight, etc.) by running  
6    intr   (of a flow of liquid) to begin to dry up; cease to run  
7    run off with  
a    to steal; purloin  
b    to elope with  
      n  
  runoff  
8   
a    an extra race to decide the winner after a tie  
b    a contest or election held after a previous one has failed to produce a clear victory for any one person  
9    that portion of rainfall that runs into streams as surface water rather than being absorbed by the soil  
10    the overflow of a liquid from a container  
11      (N.Z.)   grazing land for store cattle  
run-of-paper  
      adj   (of a story, advertisement, etc.) placed anywhere in a newspaper, at the discretion of the editor  
run-of-the-mill  
      adj   ordinary, average, or undistinguished in quality, character, or nature; not special or excellent  
run on  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to continue without interruption  
2    to write with linked-up characters  
3      (Printing)   to compose text matter without indentation or paragraphing  
      n  
  run-on  
4      (Printing)  
a    text matter composed without indenting  
b    (as modifier)  
run-on text matter     
5   
a    a word added at the end of a dictionary entry whose meaning can be easily inferred from the definition of the headword  
b    (as modifier)  
a run-on entry     
run out  
      vb   adv  
1    intr; often foll by: of   to exhaust (a supply of something) or (of a supply) to become exhausted  
2    run out on  
Informal   to desert or abandon  
3    tr     (Cricket)   to dismiss (a running batsman) by breaking the wicket with the ball, or with the ball in the hand, while he is out of his ground  
      n  
  run-out  
4      (Cricket)   dismissal of a batsman by running him out  
5      (Mechanical engineering)   an imperfection of a rotating component so that not all parts revolve in the same plane  
run over  
      vb  
1    tr, adv   to knock down (a person) with a moving vehicle  
2    intr   to overflow the capacity of (a container)  
3    intr, prep   to examine hastily or make a rapid survey of  
4    intr, prep   to exceed (a limit)  
we've run over our time     
run through  
      vb  
1    tr, adv   to transfix with a sword or other weapon  
2    intr, prep   to exhaust (money) by wasteful spending; squander  
3    intr, prep   to practise or rehearse  
let's run through the plan     
4    intr, prep   to examine hastily  
      n  
  run-through  
5    a practice or rehearsal  
6    a brief survey  
run time  
      n     (Computing)   the time during which a computer program is executed  
run to  
      vb   intr, prep   to be sufficient for  
my income doesn't run to luxuries     
run up  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to amass or accumulate; incur  
to run up debts     
2    to make by sewing together quickly  
to run up a dress     
3    to hoist  
to run up a flag     
      n  
  run-up  
4    an approach run by an athlete for a long jump, pole vault, etc.  
5    a preliminary or preparatory period  
the run-up to the election     
ski run  
      n   a trail, slope, or course for skiing  
tip and run  
      n  
1    a form of cricket in which the batsman must run if his bat touches the ball  
      adj  
  tip-and-run  
2    prenominal   characterized by a rapid departure immediately after striking  
a tip-and-run raid     
trial run  
      n  
1    a test drive in a vehicle to assess its performance  
2    a test or rehearsal of something new or untried to assess its effectiveness  
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ladder  
      n  
1    a portable framework of wood, metal, rope, etc., in the form of two long parallel members connected by several parallel rungs or steps fixed to them at right angles, for climbing up or down  
2    any hierarchy conceived of as having a series of ascending stages, levels, etc.  
the social ladder     
3   
a    anything resembling a ladder  
b    (as modifier)  
ladder stitch     
4      (Also called)    run            (Chiefly Brit)   a line of connected stitches that have come undone in knitted material, esp. stockings  
5       See       ladder tournament  
      vb  
6      (Chiefly Brit)   to cause a line of interconnected stitches in (stockings, etc.) to undo, as by snagging, or (of a stocking) to come undone in this way  
     (Old English hlædder; related to Old High German leitara)  


black run  
      n     (Skiing)   an extremely difficult run, suitable for expert skiers  
blue run  
      n     (Skiing)   an easy run, suitable for beginners  
bombing run  
      n   an approach by a bomber to a target  
Bull Run  
      n   Battles of. two battles fought at Manassas Junction near a stream named Bull Run, during the American Civil War (July, 1861 and August, 1862), in both of which the Federal army was routed by the Confederates,   (Also called)    First and Second Manassas      See also       Manassas  
cresta run  
      n  
a    an activity involving travelling at high speed in a toboggan down a steep narrow passage of compacted snow and ice  
b    the passage itself  
dry run  
      n  
1      (Military)   practice in weapon firing without live ammunition  
2    Informal   a trial or practice, esp. in simulated conditions; rehearsal  
dummy run  
      n   a practice or rehearsal; trial run  
fresh-run  
      adj   (of fish) newly migrated upstream from the sea, esp. to spawn  
fun run  
      n   a long run or part-marathon run for exercise and pleasure, often by large numbers of people  
green run  
      n     (Skiing)   a very easy run, suitable for complete beginners  
ground run  
      n   the distance taken by an aircraft to brake from its landing speed to its taxiing speed or a stop  
hen run  
      n   an enclosure for hens, esp. one made of chicken wire  
hit-and-run  
      adj   prenominal  
1   
a    involved in or denoting a motor-vehicle accident in which the driver leaves the scene without stopping to give assistance, inform the police, etc.  
b    (as n)  
a hit-and-run     
2    (of an attack, raid, etc.) relying on surprise allied to a rapid departure from the scene of operations for the desired effect  
hit-and-run tactics     
3      (Baseball)   denoting a play in which a base runner begins to run as the pitcher throws the ball to the batter  
home run  
      n     (Baseball)   a hit that enables the batter to run round all four bases, usually by hitting the ball out of the playing area  
milk run  
      n     (Aeronautics, informal)   a routine and uneventful flight, esp. on a dangerous mission  
     (C20: referring to the regular and safe routine of a milkman's round)  
mole run  
      n   usually pl  
Informal   any part of a system of underground tunnels, rooms, etc., prepared for use in the event of nuclear war  
red run  
      n     (Skiing)   a run of some difficulty, suitable for intermediate skiers  
run         
      vb   , runs, running, ran, run  
1    intr  
a    (of a two-legged creature) to move on foot at a rapid pace so that both feet are off the ground together for part of each stride  
b    (of a four-legged creature) to move at a rapid gait; gallop or canter  
2    tr   to pass over (a distance, route, etc.) in running  
to run a mile, run a race            
3    intr   to run in or finish a race as specified, esp. in a particular position  
John is running third     
4    tr   to perform or accomplish by or as if by running  
to run an errand     
5    intr   to flee; run away  
they took to their heels and ran     
6    tr   to bring into a specified state or condition by running  
to run oneself to a standstill     
7    tr   to track down or hunt (an animal)  
to run a fox to earth     
8    intr   to move about freely and without restraint  
the children are running in the garden     
9    intr; usually foll by: to   to go or have recourse, as for aid, assistance, etc  
he's always running to his mother when he's in trouble     
10    tr   to set (animals) loose on (a field or tract of land) so as to graze freely  
11    intr; often foll by: over, round or up   to make a short trip or brief informal visit  
I'll run over to your house this afternoon     
12    to move quickly and easily on wheels by rolling, or in any of certain other ways  
a ball running along the ground, a sledge running over snow     
13    to move or cause to move with a specified result or in a specified manner  
to run a ship aground, to run into a tree     
14    often foll by: over   to move or pass or cause to move or pass quickly  
to run a vacuum cleaner over the carpet, to run one's eyes over a page     
15    tr; foll by: into, out of, through etc   to force, thrust, or drive  
she ran a needle into her finger     
16    tr   to drive or maintain and operate (a vehicle)  
17    tr   to give a lift to (someone) in a vehicle; transport  
he ran her to the railway station     
18    to ply or cause to ply between places on a route  
the bus runs from Piccadilly to Golders Green     
19    to operate or be operated; function or cause to function  
the engine is running smoothly, to run a program on a computer     
20    tr   to be in charge of; manage  
to run a company     
21    to extend or continue or cause to extend or continue in a particular direction, for a particular duration or distance, etc  
the road runs north, the play ran for two years, the months ran into years     
22    intr     (Law)  
a    to have legal force or effect  
the lease runs for two more years     
b    to accompany; be an integral part of or adjunct to  
an easement runs with the land     
23    tr   to be subjected to, be affected by, or incur  
to run a risk, run a temperature     
24    intr; often foll by: to   to be characterized (by); tend or incline  
her taste runs to extravagant hats, to run to fat     
25    intr   to recur persistently or be inherent  
red hair runs in my family     
26    to cause or allow (liquids) to flow or (of liquids) to flow, esp. in a manner specified  
water ran from the broken pipe, the well has run dry     
27    intr   to melt and flow  
the wax grew hot and began to run     
28      (Metallurgy)  
a    to melt or fuse  
b    tr   to mould or cast (molten metal)  
to run lead into ingots     
29    intr   (of waves, tides, rivers, etc.) to rise high, surge, or be at a specified height  
a high sea was running that night     
30    intr   to be diffused  
the colours in my dress ran when I washed it     
31    intr   (of stitches) to unravel or come undone or (of a garment) to have stitches unravel or come undone  
if you pull that thread the whole seam will run     
32    to sew (an article) with continuous stitches  
33    intr   (of growing vines, creepers, etc.) to trail, spread, or climb  
ivy running over a cottage wall     
34    intr   to spread or circulate quickly  
a rumour ran through the town     
35    intr   to be stated or reported  
his story runs as follows     
36    to publish or print or be published or printed in a newspaper, magazine, etc  
they ran his story in the next issue     
37    often foll by: for     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to be a candidate or present as a candidate for political or other office  
Anderson is running for president     
38    tr   to get past or through; evade  
to run a blockade     
39    tr   to deal in (arms, etc.), esp. by importing illegally  
he runs guns for the rebels     
40      (Nautical)   to sail (a vessel, esp. a sailing vessel) or (of such a vessel) to be sailed with the wind coming from astern  
41    intr     (of fish)  
a    to migrate upstream from the sea, esp. in order to spawn  
b    to swim rapidly in any area of water, esp. during migration  
42    tr     (Cricket)   to score (a run or number of runs) by hitting the ball and running between the wickets  
43    tr     (Billiards, etc.)   to make (a number of successful shots) in sequence  
44    tr     (Golf)   to hit (the ball) so that it rolls along the ground  
45    tr     (Bridge)   to cash (all one's winning cards in a long suit) successively  
46    run a bath   to turn on the taps to fill a bath with water for bathing oneself  
47    run close   to compete closely with; present a serious challenge to  
he got the job, but a younger man ran him close     
48    run for it  
Informal   to attempt to escape from arrest, etc., by running  
49    be run off one's feet   to be extremely busy  
      n  
50    an act, instance, or period of running  
51    a gait, pace, or motion faster than a walk  
she went off at a run     
52    a distance covered by running or a period of running  
a run of ten miles     
53    an act, instance, or period of travelling in a vehicle, esp. for pleasure  
to go for a run in the car     
54    free and unrestricted access  
we had the run of the house and garden for the whole summer     
55   
a    a period of time during which a machine, computer, etc., operates  
b    the amount of work performed in such a period  
56    a continuous or sustained period  
a run of good luck     
57    a continuous sequence of performances  
the play had a good run     
58      (Cards)   a sequence of winning cards in one suit, usually more than five  
a run of spades     
59    tendency or trend  
the run of the market     
60    type, class, or category  
the usual run of graduates     
61    usually foll by: on   a continuous and urgent demand  
a run on butter, a run on the dollar     
62    a series of unravelled stitches, esp. in stockings or tights; ladder  
63    the characteristic pattern or direction of something  
the run of the grain on a piece of wood     
64   
a    a continuous vein or seam of ore, coal, etc.  
b    the direction in which it lies  
65   
a    a period during which water or other liquid flows  
b    the amount of such a flow  
66    a pipe, channel, etc., through which water or other liquid flows  
67      (U.S.)   a small stream  
68    a steeply inclined pathway or course, esp. a snow-covered one used for skiing and bobsleigh racing  
   See also       green run       blue run       red run       black run  
69    an enclosure for domestic fowls or other animals, in which they have free movement  
a chicken run     
70    (esp. in Australia and New Zealand) a tract of land for grazing livestock  
71    a track or area frequented by animals  
a deer run, a rabbit run     
72    a group of animals of the same species moving together  
73    the migration of fish upstream in order to spawn  
74      (Nautical)  
a    the tack of a sailing vessel in which the wind comes from astern  
b    part of the hull of a vessel near the stern where it curves upwards and inwards  
75      (Military)  
a    a mission in a warplane  
b       short for       bombing run  
76    the movement of an aircraft along the ground during takeoff or landing  
77      (Music)   a rapid scalelike passage of notes  
78      (Cricket)   a score of one, normally achieved by both batsmen running from one end of the wicket to the other after one of them has hit the ball  
   Compare       extra       6       boundary       2c  
79      (Baseball)   an instance of a batter touching all four bases safely, thereby scoring  
80      (Golf)   the distance that a ball rolls after hitting the ground  
81    a run for(one's) money  
Informal  
a    a strong challenge or close competition  
b    pleasure derived from an activity  
82    in the long run   as the eventual outcome of a sequence of events, actions, etc.; ultimately  
83    in the short run   as the immediate outcome of a series of events, etc  
84    on the run  
a    escaping from arrest; fugitive  
b    in rapid flight; retreating  
the enemy is on the run     
c    hurrying from place to place  
she's always on the run     
85    the runs  
Slang   diarrhoea,   (See also)        run about       run across       run after       run along       run around       run away       run down       run in       run into       run off       run on       run out       run over       run through       run to       run up  
     (Old English runnen, past participle of (ge)rinnan; related to Old French, Old Norse rinna, Old Saxon, Gothic, Old High German rinnan)  
run across  
      vb   intr, prep   to meet unexpectedly; encounter by chance  
run after  
      vb   intr, prep  
Informal  
1    to pursue (a member of the opposite sex) with persistent attention  
2    to pursue (anything) persistently  
3    to care for in an excessively attentive or servile way  
she runs after her three grown sons as if they were babies     
run along  
      vb   intr, adv   (often said patronizingly) to go away; leave  
run around  
      vb   intr, adv  
Informal  
1    often foll by: with   to associate habitually (with)  
2    to behave in a fickle or promiscuous manner  
      n  
  run-around  
3    Informal   deceitful or evasive treatment of a person (esp. in the phrase give or get the run-around)  
4      (Printing)   an arrangement of printed matter in which the column width is narrowed to accommodate an illustration  
run away  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to take flight; escape  
2    to go away; depart  
3    (of a horse) to gallop away uncontrollably  
4   
a    to abscond or elope with  
he ran away with his boss's daughter     
b    to make off with; steal  
c    to escape from the control of  
his enthusiasm ran away with him     
d    to win easily or be assured of victory in (a competition)  
he ran away with the race     
      n  
  runaway  
5   
a    a person or animal that runs away  
b    (as modifier)  
a runaway horse     
6    the act or an instance of running away  
7    modifier   occurring as a result of the act of eloping  
a runaway wedding     
8    modifier   (of a race, victory, etc.) easily won  
run down  
      vb   mainly adv  
1    to cause or allow (an engine, battery, etc.) to lose power gradually and cease to function or (of an engine, battery, etc.) to do this  
2    to decline or reduce in number or size  
the firm ran down its sales force     
3    tr, usually passive   to tire, sap the strength of, or exhaust  
he was thoroughly run down and needed a holiday     
4    tr   to criticize adversely; denigrate; decry  
5    tr   to hit and knock to the ground with a moving vehicle  
6      (Nautical)  
a    tr   to collide with and cause to sink  
b    intr, prep   to navigate so as to move parallel to (a coast)  
7    tr   to pursue and find or capture  
to run down a fugitive     
8    tr   to read swiftly or perfunctorily  
he ran down their list of complaints     
      adj  
  run-down  
9    tired; exhausted  
10    worn-out, shabby, or dilapidated  
      n  
  rundown  
11    a brief review, résumé, or summary  
12    the process of a motor or mechanism coming gradually to a standstill after the source of power is removed  
13    a reduction in number or size  
run in  
      vb   adv  
1    to run (an engine) gently, usually for a specified period when it is new, in order that the running surfaces may become polished  
2    tr   to insert or include  
3    intr   (of an aircraft) to approach a point or target  
4    tr  
Informal   to take into custody; arrest  
he was run in for assault     
      n  
  run-in  
5    Informal   an argument or quarrel  
he had a run-in with the boss yesterday     
6    an approach to the end of an event, etc  
the run-in to the championship     
7      (Printing)   matter inserted in an existing paragraph  
run into  
      vb   prep; mainly intr  
1    also tr   to collide with or cause to collide with  
her car ran into a tree     
2    to encounter unexpectedly  
3    also tr   to be beset by or cause to be beset by  
the project ran into financial difficulties     
4    to extend to; be of the order of  
debts running into thousandsf     
run off  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to depart in haste  
2    tr   to produce quickly, as copies on a duplicating machine  
3    to drain (liquid) or (of liquid) to be drained  
4    tr   to decide (a race) by a runoff  
5    tr   to get rid of (weight, etc.) by running  
6    intr   (of a flow of liquid) to begin to dry up; cease to run  
7    run off with  
a    to steal; purloin  
b    to elope with  
      n  
  runoff  
8   
a    an extra race to decide the winner after a tie  
b    a contest or election held after a previous one has failed to produce a clear victory for any one person  
9    that portion of rainfall that runs into streams as surface water rather than being absorbed by the soil  
10    the overflow of a liquid from a container  
11      (N.Z.)   grazing land for store cattle  
run-of-paper  
      adj   (of a story, advertisement, etc.) placed anywhere in a newspaper, at the discretion of the editor  
run-of-the-mill  
      adj   ordinary, average, or undistinguished in quality, character, or nature; not special or excellent  
run on  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to continue without interruption  
2    to write with linked-up characters  
3      (Printing)   to compose text matter without indentation or paragraphing  
      n  
  run-on  
4      (Printing)  
a    text matter composed without indenting  
b    (as modifier)  
run-on text matter     
5   
a    a word added at the end of a dictionary entry whose meaning can be easily inferred from the definition of the headword  
b    (as modifier)  
a run-on entry     
run out  
      vb   adv  
1    intr; often foll by: of   to exhaust (a supply of something) or (of a supply) to become exhausted  
2    run out on  
Informal   to desert or abandon  
3    tr     (Cricket)   to dismiss (a running batsman) by breaking the wicket with the ball, or with the ball in the hand, while he is out of his ground  
      n  
   run-out         
4      (Cricket)   dismissal of a batsman by running him out  
5      (Mechanical engineering)   an imperfection of a rotating component so that not all parts revolve in the same plane  
run over  
      vb  
1    tr, adv   to knock down (a person) with a moving vehicle  
2    intr   to overflow the capacity of (a container)  
3    intr, prep   to examine hastily or make a rapid survey of  
4    intr, prep   to exceed (a limit)  
we've run over our time     
run through  
      vb  
1    tr, adv   to transfix with a sword or other weapon  
2    intr, prep   to exhaust (money) by wasteful spending; squander  
3    intr, prep   to practise or rehearse  
let's run through the plan     
4    intr, prep   to examine hastily  
      n  
  run-through  
5    a practice or rehearsal  
6    a brief survey  
run time  
      n     (Computing)   the time during which a computer program is executed  
run to  
      vb   intr, prep   to be sufficient for  
my income doesn't run to luxuries     
run up  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to amass or accumulate; incur  
to run up debts     
2    to make by sewing together quickly  
to run up a dress     
3    to hoist  
to run up a flag     
      n  
  run-up  
4    an approach run by an athlete for a long jump, pole vault, etc.         
5    a preliminary or preparatory period  
the run-up to the election     
ski run  
      n   a trail, slope, or course for skiing  
tip and run  
      n  
1    a form of cricket in which the batsman must run if his bat touches the ball  
      adj  
  tip-and-run  
2    prenominal   characterized by a rapid departure immediately after striking  
a tip-and-run raid     
trial run  
      n  
1    a test drive in a vehicle to assess its performance  
2    a test or rehearsal of something new or untried to assess its effectiveness  

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sheep station   , run         
      n     (Austral. and N.Z.)   a large sheep farm,   (Also called)    run         


black run  
      n     (Skiing)   an extremely difficult run, suitable for expert skiers  
blue run  
      n     (Skiing)   an easy run, suitable for beginners  
bombing run  
      n   an approach by a bomber to a target  
Bull Run  
      n   Battles of. two battles fought at Manassas Junction near a stream named Bull Run, during the American Civil War (July, 1861 and August, 1862), in both of which the Federal army was routed by the Confederates,   (Also called)    First and Second Manassas      See also       Manassas  
cresta run  
      n  
a    an activity involving travelling at high speed in a toboggan down a steep narrow passage of compacted snow and ice  
b    the passage itself  
dry run  
      n  
1      (Military)   practice in weapon firing without live ammunition  
2    Informal   a trial or practice, esp. in simulated conditions; rehearsal  
dummy run  
      n   a practice or rehearsal; trial run  
fresh-run  
      adj   (of fish) newly migrated upstream from the sea, esp. to spawn  
fun run  
      n   a long run or part-marathon run for exercise and pleasure, often by large numbers of people  
green run  
      n     (Skiing)   a very easy run, suitable for complete beginners  
ground run  
      n   the distance taken by an aircraft to brake from its landing speed to its taxiing speed or a stop  
hen run  
      n   an enclosure for hens, esp. one made of chicken wire  
hit-and-run  
      adj   prenominal  
1   
a    involved in or denoting a motor-vehicle accident in which the driver leaves the scene without stopping to give assistance, inform the police, etc.  
b    (as n)  
a hit-and-run     
2    (of an attack, raid, etc.) relying on surprise allied to a rapid departure from the scene of operations for the desired effect  
hit-and-run tactics     
3      (Baseball)   denoting a play in which a base runner begins to run as the pitcher throws the ball to the batter  
home run  
      n     (Baseball)   a hit that enables the batter to run round all four bases, usually by hitting the ball out of the playing area  
milk run  
      n     (Aeronautics, informal)   a routine and uneventful flight, esp. on a dangerous mission  
     (C20: referring to the regular and safe routine of a milkman's round)  
mole run  
      n   usually pl  
Informal   any part of a system of underground tunnels, rooms, etc., prepared for use in the event of nuclear war  
red run  
      n     (Skiing)   a run of some difficulty, suitable for intermediate skiers  
run         
      vb   , runs, running, ran, run  
1    intr  
a    (of a two-legged creature) to move on foot at a rapid pace so that both feet are off the ground together for part of each stride  
b    (of a four-legged creature) to move at a rapid gait; gallop or canter  
2    tr   to pass over (a distance, route, etc.) in running  
to run a mile, run a race     
3    intr   to run in or finish a race as specified, esp. in a particular position  
John is running third     
4    tr   to perform or accomplish by or as if by running  
to run an errand     
5    intr   to flee; run away  
they took to their heels and ran     
6    tr   to bring into a specified state or condition by running  
to run oneself to a standstill     
7    tr   to track down or hunt (an animal)  
to run a fox to earth     
8    intr   to move about freely and without restraint  
the children are running in the garden     
9    intr; usually foll by: to   to go or have recourse, as for aid, assistance, etc  
he's always running to his mother when he's in trouble     
10    tr   to set (animals) loose on (a field or tract of land) so as to graze freely  
11    intr; often foll by: over, round or up   to make a short trip or brief informal visit  
I'll run over to your house this afternoon     
12    to move quickly and easily on wheels by rolling, or in any of certain other ways  
a ball running along the ground, a sledge running over snow     
13    to move or cause to move with a specified result or in a specified manner  
to run a ship aground, to run into a tree     
14    often foll by: over   to move or pass or cause to move or pass quickly  
to run a vacuum cleaner over the carpet, to run one's eyes over a page     
15    tr; foll by: into, out of, through etc   to force, thrust, or drive  
she ran a needle into her finger     
16    tr   to drive or maintain and operate (a vehicle)  
17    tr   to give a lift to (someone) in a vehicle; transport  
he ran her to the railway station     
18    to ply or cause to ply between places on a route  
the bus runs from Piccadilly to Golders Green     
19    to operate or be operated; function or cause to function  
the engine is running smoothly, to run a program on a computer     
20    tr   to be in charge of; manage  
to run a company     
21    to extend or continue or cause to extend or continue in a particular direction, for a particular duration or distance, etc  
the road runs north, the play ran for two years, the months ran into years     
22    intr     (Law)  
a    to have legal force or effect  
the lease runs for two more years     
b    to accompany; be an integral part of or adjunct to  
an easement runs with the land     
23    tr   to be subjected to, be affected by, or incur  
to run a risk, run a temperature     
24    intr; often foll by: to   to be characterized (by); tend or incline  
her taste runs to extravagant hats, to run to fat     
25    intr   to recur persistently or be inherent  
red hair runs in my family     
26    to cause or allow (liquids) to flow or (of liquids) to flow, esp. in a manner specified  
water ran from the broken pipe, the well has run dry     
27    intr   to melt and flow  
the wax grew hot and began to run     
28      (Metallurgy)  
a    to melt or fuse  
b    tr   to mould or cast (molten metal)  
to run lead into ingots     
29    intr   (of waves, tides, rivers, etc.) to rise high, surge, or be at a specified height  
a high sea was running that night     
30    intr   to be diffused  
the colours in my dress ran when I washed it     
31    intr   (of stitches) to unravel or come undone or (of a garment) to have stitches unravel or come undone  
if you pull that thread the whole seam will run     
32    to sew (an article) with continuous stitches  
33    intr   (of growing vines, creepers, etc.) to trail, spread, or climb  
ivy running over a cottage wall     
34    intr   to spread or circulate quickly  
a rumour ran through the town     
35    intr   to be stated or reported  
his story runs as follows     
36    to publish or print or be published or printed in a newspaper, magazine, etc  
they ran his story in the next issue     
37    often foll by: for     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to be a candidate or present as a candidate for political or other office  
Anderson is running for president     
38    tr   to get past or through; evade  
to run a blockade     
39    tr   to deal in (arms, etc.), esp. by importing illegally  
he runs guns for the rebels     
40      (Nautical)   to sail (a vessel, esp. a sailing vessel) or (of such a vessel) to be sailed with the wind coming from astern  
41    intr     (of fish)  
a    to migrate upstream from the sea, esp. in order to spawn  
b    to swim rapidly in any area of water, esp. during migration  
42    tr     (Cricket)   to score (a run or number of runs) by hitting the ball and running between the wickets  
43    tr     (Billiards, etc.)   to make (a number of successful shots) in sequence  
44    tr     (Golf)   to hit (the ball) so that it rolls along the ground  
45    tr     (Bridge)   to cash (all one's winning cards in a long suit) successively  
46    run a bath   to turn on the taps to fill a bath with water for bathing oneself  
47    run close   to compete closely with; present a serious challenge to  
he got the job, but a younger man ran him close     
48    run for it  
Informal   to attempt to escape from arrest, etc., by running  
49    be run off one's feet   to be extremely busy  
      n  
50    an act, instance, or period of running  
51    a gait, pace, or motion faster than a walk  
she went off at a run     
52    a distance covered by running or a period of running  
a run of ten miles     
53    an act, instance, or period of travelling in a vehicle, esp. for pleasure  
to go for a run in the car     
54    free and unrestricted access  
we had the run of the house and garden for the whole summer     
55   
a    a period of time during which a machine, computer, etc., operates  
b    the amount of work performed in such a period  
56    a continuous or sustained period  
a run of good luck     
57    a continuous sequence of performances  
the play had a good run     
58      (Cards)   a sequence of winning cards in one suit, usually more than five  
a run of spades     
59    tendency or trend  
the run of the market     
60    type, class, or category  
the usual run of graduates     
61    usually foll by: on   a continuous and urgent demand  
a run on butter, a run on the dollar     
62    a series of unravelled stitches, esp. in stockings or tights; ladder  
63    the characteristic pattern or direction of something  
the run of the grain on a piece of wood     
64   
a    a continuous vein or seam of ore, coal, etc.  
b    the direction in which it lies  
65   
a    a period during which water or other liquid flows  
b    the amount of such a flow  
66    a pipe, channel, etc., through which water or other liquid flows  
67      (U.S.)   a small stream  
68    a steeply inclined pathway or course, esp. a snow-covered one used for skiing and bobsleigh racing  
   See also       green run       blue run       red run       black run  
69    an enclosure for domestic fowls or other animals, in which they have free movement  
a chicken run     
70    (esp. in Australia and New Zealand) a tract of land for grazing livestock  
71    a track or area frequented by animals  
a deer run, a rabbit run     
72    a group of animals of the same species moving together  
73    the migration of fish upstream in order to spawn  
74      (Nautical)  
a    the tack of a sailing vessel in which the wind comes from astern  
b    part of the hull of a vessel near the stern where it curves upwards and inwards  
75      (Military)  
a    a mission in a warplane  
b       short for       bombing run  
76    the movement of an aircraft along the ground during takeoff or landing  
77      (Music)   a rapid scalelike passage of notes  
78      (Cricket)   a score of one, normally achieved by both batsmen running from one end of the wicket to the other after one of them has hit the ball  
   Compare       extra       6       boundary       2c  
79      (Baseball)   an instance of a batter touching all four bases safely, thereby scoring  
80      (Golf)   the distance that a ball rolls after hitting the ground  
81    a run for(one's) money  
Informal  
a    a strong challenge or close competition  
b    pleasure derived from an activity  
82    in the long run   as the eventual outcome of a sequence of events, actions, etc.; ultimately  
83    in the short run   as the immediate outcome of a series of events, etc  
84    on the run  
a    escaping from arrest; fugitive  
b    in rapid flight; retreating  
the enemy is on the run     
c    hurrying from place to place  
she's always on the run     
85    the runs  
Slang   diarrhoea,   (See also)        run about       run across       run after       run along       run around       run away       run down       run in       run into       run off       run on       run out       run over       run through       run to       run up  
     (Old English runnen, past participle of (ge)rinnan; related to Old French, Old Norse rinna, Old Saxon, Gothic, Old High German rinnan)  
run across  
      vb   intr, prep   to meet unexpectedly; encounter by chance  
run after  
      vb   intr, prep  
Informal  
1    to pursue (a member of the opposite sex) with persistent attention  
2    to pursue (anything) persistently  
3    to care for in an excessively attentive or servile way  
she runs after her three grown sons as if they were babies     
run along  
      vb   intr, adv   (often said patronizingly) to go away; leave  
run around  
      vb   intr, adv  
Informal  
1    often foll by: with   to associate habitually (with)  
2    to behave in a fickle or promiscuous manner  
      n  
  run-around  
3    Informal   deceitful or evasive treatment of a person (esp. in the phrase give or get the run-around)  
4      (Printing)   an arrangement of printed matter in which the column width is narrowed to accommodate an illustration  
run away  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to take flight; escape  
2    to go away; depart  
3    (of a horse) to gallop away uncontrollably  
4   
a    to abscond or elope with  
he ran away with his boss's daughter     
b    to make off with; steal  
c    to escape from the control of  
his enthusiasm ran away with him     
d    to win easily or be assured of victory in (a competition)  
he ran away with the race     
      n  
  runaway  
5   
a    a person or animal that runs away  
b    (as modifier)  
a runaway horse     
6    the act or an instance of running away  
7    modifier   occurring as a result of the act of eloping  
a runaway wedding     
8    modifier   (of a race, victory, etc.) easily won  
run down  
      vb   mainly adv  
1    to cause or allow (an engine, battery, etc.) to lose power gradually and cease to function or (of an engine, battery, etc.) to do this  
2    to decline or reduce in number or size  
the firm ran down its sales force     
3    tr, usually passive   to tire, sap the strength of, or exhaust  
he was thoroughly run down and needed a holiday     
4    tr   to criticize adversely; denigrate; decry  
5    tr   to hit and knock to the ground with a moving vehicle  
6      (Nautical)  
a    tr   to collide with and cause to sink  
b    intr, prep   to navigate so as to move parallel to (a coast)  
7    tr   to pursue and find or capture  
to run down a fugitive     
8    tr   to read swiftly or perfunctorily  
he ran down their list of complaints     
      adj  
  run-down  
9    tired; exhausted  
10    worn-out, shabby, or dilapidated  
      n  
  rundown  
11    a brief review, résumé, or summary  
12    the process of a motor or mechanism coming gradually to a standstill after the source of power is removed  
13    a reduction in number or size  
run in  
      vb   adv  
1    to run (an engine) gently, usually for a specified period when it is new, in order that the running surfaces may become polished  
2    tr   to insert or include  
3    intr   (of an aircraft) to approach a point or target  
4    tr  
Informal   to take into custody; arrest  
he was run in for assault     
      n  
  run-in  
5    Informal   an argument or quarrel  
he had a run-in with the boss yesterday     
6    an approach to the end of an event, etc  
the run-in to the championship     
7      (Printing)   matter inserted in an existing paragraph  
run into  
      vb   prep; mainly intr  
1    also tr   to collide with or cause to collide with  
her car ran into a tree     
2    to encounter unexpectedly  
3    also tr   to be beset by or cause to be beset by  
the project ran into financial difficulties     
4    to extend to; be of the order of  
debts running into thousandsf     
run off  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to depart in haste  
2    tr   to produce quickly, as copies on a duplicating machine  
3    to drain (liquid) or (of liquid) to be drained  
4    tr   to decide (a race) by a runoff  
5    tr   to get rid of (weight, etc.) by running  
6    intr   (of a flow of liquid) to begin to dry up; cease to run  
7    run off with  
a    to steal; purloin  
b    to elope with  
      n  
  runoff  
8   
a    an extra race to decide the winner after a tie  
b    a contest or election held after a previous one has failed to produce a clear victory for any one person  
9    that portion of rainfall that runs into streams as surface water rather than being absorbed by the soil  
10    the overflow of a liquid from a container  
11      (N.Z.)   grazing land for store cattle  
run-of-paper  
      adj   (of a story, advertisement, etc.) placed anywhere in a newspaper, at the discretion of the editor  
run-of-the-mill  
      adj   ordinary, average, or undistinguished in quality, character, or nature; not special or excellent  
run on  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to continue without interruption  
2    to write with linked-up characters  
3      (Printing)   to compose text matter without indentation or paragraphing  
      n  
  run-on  
4      (Printing)  
a    text matter composed without indenting  
b    (as modifier)  
run-on text matter     
5   
a    a word added at the end of a dictionary entry whose meaning can be easily inferred from the definition of the headword  
b    (as modifier)  
a run-on entry     
run out  
      vb   adv  
1    intr; often foll by: of   to exhaust (a supply of something) or (of a supply) to become exhausted  
2    run out on  
Informal   to desert or abandon  
3    tr     (Cricket)   to dismiss (a running batsman) by breaking the wicket with the ball, or with the ball in the hand, while he is out of his ground  
      n  
  run-out  
4      (Cricket)   dismissal of a batsman by running him out  
5      (Mechanical engineering)   an imperfection of a rotating component so that not all parts revolve in the same plane  
run over  
      vb  
1    tr, adv   to knock down (a person) with a moving vehicle  
2    intr   to overflow the capacity of (a container)  
3    intr, prep   to examine hastily or make a rapid survey of  
4    intr, prep   to exceed (a limit)  
we've run over our time     
run through  
      vb  
1    tr, adv   to transfix with a sword or other weapon  
2    intr, prep   to exhaust (money) by wasteful spending; squander  
3    intr, prep   to practise or rehearse  
let's run through the plan     
4    intr, prep   to examine hastily  
      n  
  run-through  
5    a practice or rehearsal  
6    a brief survey  
run time  
      n     (Computing)   the time during which a computer program is executed  
run to  
      vb   intr, prep   to be sufficient for  
my income doesn't run to luxuries     
run up  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to amass or accumulate; incur  
to run up debts     
2    to make by sewing together quickly  
to run up a dress     
3    to hoist  
to run up a flag     
      n  
  run-up  
4    an approach run by an athlete for a long jump, pole vault, etc.  
5    a preliminary or preparatory period  
the run-up to the election     
ski run  
      n   a trail, slope, or course for skiing  
tip and run  
      n  
1    a form of cricket in which the batsman must run if his bat touches the ball  
      adj  
  tip-and-run  
2    prenominal   characterized by a rapid departure immediately after striking  
a tip-and-run raid     
trial run  
      n  
1    a test drive in a vehicle to assess its performance  
2    a test or rehearsal of something new or untried to assess its effectiveness  

Diccionario de inglés definición  

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run

  

      vb  
1    barrel (along)     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   bolt, career, dart, dash, gallop, hare     (Brit. informal)   hasten, hie, hotfoot, hurry, jog, leg it     (informal)   lope, race, rush, scamper, scramble, scud, scurry, speed, sprint, stampede  
2    abscond, beat a retreat, beat it     (slang)   bolt, clear out, cut and run     (informal)   decamp, depart, do a runner     (slang)   escape, flee, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   leg it     (informal)   make a run for it, make off, scarper     (Brit. slang)   show a clean pair of heels, skedaddle     (informal)   slope off, take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take flight, take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take off     (informal)   take to one's heels  
3    course, glide, go, move, pass, roll, skim, slide  
4    bear, carry, convey, drive, give a lift to, manoeuvre, operate, propel, transport  
5    go, operate, ply  
6    function, go, operate, perform, tick, work  
7    administer, be in charge of, boss     (informal)   carry on, conduct, control, coordinate, direct, handle, head, lead, look after, manage, mastermind, operate, oversee, own, regulate, superintend, supervise, take care of  
8    continue, extend, go, last, lie, proceed, range, reach, stretch  
9    cascade, discharge, flow, go, gush, issue, leak, move, pour, proceed, spill, spout, stream  
10    dissolve, fuse, go soft, liquefy, melt, turn to liquid  
11    be diffused, bleed, lose colour, mix, spread  
12    come apart, come undone, ladder, tear, unravel  
13    be current, circulate, climb, creep, go round, spread, trail  
14    display, feature, print, publish  
15    be a candidate, challenge, compete, contend, put oneself up for, stand, take part  
16    bootleg, deal in, ship, smuggle, sneak, traffic in  
17    run for it      abscond, bolt, cut and run     (informal)   decamp, do a bunk     (Brit. slang)   do a runner     (slang)   escape, flee, fly, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   make a break for it, make off, scarper     (Brit. slang)   scram     (informal)   show a clean pair of heels, skedaddle     (informal)   take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take flight, take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take off  
      n  
18    dash, gallop, jog, race, rush, sprint, spurt  
19    drive, excursion, jaunt, journey, joy ride     (informal)   lift, outing, ride, round, spin     (informal)   trip  
20    chain, course, cycle, passage, period, round, season, sequence, series, spell, streak, stretch, string  
21    category, class, kind, order, sort, type, variety  
22    application, demand, pressure, rush  
23    ladder, rip, snag, tear  
24    course, current, direction, drift, flow, motion, movement, passage, path, progress, stream, tendency, tenor, tide, trend, way  
25    coop, enclosure, pen  
26    in the long run      at the end of the day, eventually, in the end, in the final analysis, in the fullness of time, in time, ultimately, when all is said and done  
27    on the run:     
a    at liberty, escaping, fugitive, in flight, on the lam     (U.S. slang)   on the loose  
b    defeated, falling back, fleeing, in flight, in retreat, retreating, running away  
c    at speed, hastily, hurriedly, hurrying, in a hurry, in a rush, in haste  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    crawl, creep, dawdle, walk  
2    remain, stay  
8    cease, stop  


run across     
bump into, chance upon, come across, come upon, encounter, meet, meet with, run into  
run after     
chase, follow, give chase, pursue  
run away  
1    abscond, beat it     (slang)   bolt, clear out, cut and run     (informal)   decamp, do a bunk     (Brit. slang)   do a runner     (slang)   escape, flee, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   hook it     (slang)   make a run for it, run off, scarper     (Brit. slang)   scram     (informal)   show a clean pair of heels, skedaddle     (informal)   take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take flight, take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take off, take to one's heels, turn tail  
2      (with)       with  
a    abduct, abscond, elope  
b    abscond, make off, pinch     (informal)   run off, snatch, steal  
c    romp home, walk it     (informal)   win by a mile     (informal)   win easily, win hands down  
run-down  
1    below par, debilitated, drained, enervated, exhausted, fatigued, out of condition, peaky, tired, under the weather     (informal)   unhealthy, weak, weary, worn-out  
2    broken-down, decrepit, dilapidated, dingy, ramshackle, seedy, shabby, tumbledown, worn-out  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    fighting fit, fine, fit, fit as a fiddle, full of beans     (informal)   healthy, well  
run down  
1    curtail, cut, cut back, decrease, downsize, drop, pare down, reduce, trim  
2    debilitate, exhaust, sap the strength of, tire, undermine the health of, weaken  
3    asperse, bad-mouth     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   belittle, criticize adversely, decry, defame, denigrate, disparage, knock     (informal)   put down, revile, rubbish     (informal)   slag (off)     (slang)   speak ill of, vilify  
4    hit, knock down, knock over, run into, run over, strike  
run-in     
altercation, argument, brush, confrontation, contretemps, dispute, dust-up     (informal)   encounter, face-off     (slang)   fight, quarrel, row, set-to     (informal)   skirmish, tussle  
run in  
1    break in gently, run gently  
2      (slang)   apprehend, arrest, bust     (informal)   collar     (informal)   feel one's collar     (slang)   jail, lift     (slang)   nab     (informal)   nail     (informal)   pick up, pinch     (informal)   pull in     (Brit. slang)   take into custody, take to jail, throw in jail  
run into  
1    bump into, collide with, crash into, dash against, hit, ram, strike  
2    be beset by, be confronted by, bump into, chance upon, come across, come upon, encounter, meet, meet with, run across  
run off  
1    bolt, clear out, cut and run     (informal)   decamp, do a runner     (slang)   escape, flee, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   hook it     (slang)   make off, run away, scarper     (Brit. slang)   show a clean pair of heels, skedaddle     (informal)   take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take flight, take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take to one's heels, turn tail  
2    churn out     (informal)   duplicate, print, produce  
3    bleed, drain, flow away, siphon, tap  
4      (with)       with  
a    lift     (informal)   make off, pinch     (informal)   purloin, run away, steal, swipe     (slang)  
b    abscond, elope, run away  
run-of-the-mill     
average, banal, bog-standard     (Brit. & Irish slang)   common, commonplace, dime-a-dozen     (informal)   fair, mediocre, middling, modest, no great shakes     (informal)   ordinary, passable, tolerable, undistinguished, unexceptional, unexciting, unimpressive, vanilla     (informal)  
  
Antonyms     
   excellent, exceptional, extraordinary, marvellous, out of the ordinary, splendid, unusual  
run out  
1    be exhausted, cease, close, come to a close, dry up, end, expire, fail, finish, give out, peter out, terminate  
2      (with)       of   be cleaned out, be out of, exhaust one's supply of, have no more of, have none left, have no remaining  
3      (with)       on     (informal)   abandon, desert, forsake, leave high and dry, leave holding the baby, leave in the lurch, rat     (informal)   run away from, strand  
run over  
1    hit, knock down, knock over, run down, strike  
2    brim over, overflow, spill, spill over  
3    check, examine, go over, go through, rehearse, reiterate, review, run through, survey  
run through  
1    impale, pierce, spit, stab, stick, transfix  
2    blow     (slang)   dissipate, exhaust, fritter away, spend like water, squander, throw away, waste  
3    go over, practise, read, rehearse, run over  
4    check, examine, go through, look over, review, run over, survey  
run-up     
approach, build-up, preliminaries  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Consulte también:

black run, blue run, bombing run, Bull Run

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Definiciones
n.
go fast, move very quickly
n.
move very fast
exp.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
v.
lead; run
quarterback a meeting
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
exp.
A small business that is typically owned and run by members of a family
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