Run Meaning

There are 57 meaning(s) for word Run

Run Meaning 1 : a small stream

    Synonyms : rill,  rivulet,  runnel,  streamlet
Run Meaning 2 : have a particular form

    Example : the story or argument runs as follows

    Synonyms : go
Run Meaning 3 : perform as expected when applied

    Example : Does this old car still run well?

    Synonyms : function,  go,  operate,  work
Run Meaning 4 : compete in a race

    Example : he is running the Marathon this year

    Synonyms : race
Run Meaning 5 : become undone

    Synonyms : unravel
Run Meaning 6 : a row of unravelled stitches

    Example : she got a run in her stocking

    Synonyms : ladder,  ravel
Run Meaning 7 : a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely

    Example : the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th

    Synonyms : tally
Run Meaning 8 : run, stand, or compete for an office or a position

    Example : Who's running for treasurer this year?

    Synonyms : campaign
Run Meaning 9 : come unraveled or undone as if by snagging

    Example : Her nylons were running

    Synonyms : ladder
Run Meaning 10 : direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.

    Example : She is running a relief operation in the Sudan

    Synonyms : operate
Run Meaning 11 : extend or continue for a certain period of time

    Example : The film runs 5 hours

    Synonyms : run for
Run Meaning 12 : a race between candidates for elective office

    Example : he is raising money for a Senate run

    Synonyms : campaign,  political campaign
Run Meaning 13 : include as the content; broadcast or publicize

    Synonyms : carry
Run Meaning 14 : pass over, across, or through

    Synonyms : draw,  guide,  pass
Run Meaning 15 : the act of testing something

    Synonyms : test,  trial
Run Meaning 16 : travel a route regularly

    Synonyms : ply
Run Meaning 17 : carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine

    Example : run a new program on the Mac

    Synonyms : execute
Run Meaning 18 : flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

    Example : If you see this man, run!

    Synonyms : break away,  bunk,  escape,  fly the coop,  head for the hills,  hightail it,  lam,  run away,  scarper,  scat,  take to the woods,  turn tail
Run Meaning 19 : cause something to pass or lead somewhere

    Synonyms : lead
Run Meaning 20 : have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

    Example : These dresses run small

    Synonyms : be given,  incline,  lean,  tend
Run Meaning 21 : stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point

    Example : Service runs all the way to Cranbury

    Synonyms : extend,  go,  lead,  pass
Run Meaning 22 : the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace

    Example : he broke into a run,his daily run keeps him fit

    Synonyms : running
Run Meaning 23 : cause to emit recorded audio or video

    Synonyms : play
Run Meaning 24 : keep company

    Example : the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring

    Synonyms : consort
Run Meaning 25 : change or be different within limits

    Example : Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent

    Synonyms : range
Run Meaning 26 : deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

    Synonyms : black market
Run Meaning 27 : continue to exist

    Synonyms : die hard,  endure,  persist,  prevail
Run Meaning 28 : a race run on foot

    Example : she broke the record for the half-mile run

    Synonyms : foot race,  footrace
Run Meaning 29 : an unbroken series of events

    Example : Nicklaus had a run of birdies

    Synonyms : streak
Run Meaning 30 : reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating

    Synonyms : melt,  melt down
Run Meaning 31 : the pouring forth of a fluid

    Synonyms : discharge,  outpouring
Run Meaning 32 : (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

    Example : the defensive line braced to stop the run,the coach put great emphasis on running

    Synonyms : running,  running game,  running play
Run Meaning 33 : be diffused

    Example : These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run

    Synonyms : bleed
Run Meaning 34 : move along, of liquids

    Synonyms : course,  feed,  flow
Run Meaning 35 : progress by being changed

    Example : run through your presentation before the meeting

    Synonyms : go,  move
Run Meaning 36 : pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)

    Example : The dogs are running deer

    Synonyms : hunt,  hunt down,  track down
Run Meaning 37 : an unbroken chronological sequence

    Example : the play had a long run on Broadway,the team enjoyed a brief run of victories

Run Meaning 38 : a regular trip

    Example : the ship made its run in record time

Run Meaning 39 : a short trip

    Example : take a run into town

Run Meaning 40 : be affected by; be subjected to

    Example : run a temperature,run a risk

Run Meaning 41 : be operating, running or functioning

    Example : The car is still running--turn it off!

Run Meaning 42 : carry out

    Example : run an errand

Run Meaning 43 : cause an animal to move fast

    Example : run the dogs

Run Meaning 44 : cause to perform

    Example : run a subject,run a process

Run Meaning 45 : change from one state to another

    Example : run amok,run rogue,run riot

Run Meaning 46 : cover by running; run a certain distance

Run Meaning 47 : make without a miss

Run Meaning 48 : move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way

    Example : who are these people running around in the building?,She runs around telling everyone of her troubles,let the dogs run free

Run Meaning 49 : move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time

    Example : Don't run--you'll be out of breath

Run Meaning 50 : occur persistently

    Example : Musical talent runs in the family

Run Meaning 51 : run with the ball; in such sports as football

Run Meaning 52 : sail before the wind

Run Meaning 53 : set animals loose to graze

Run Meaning 54 : the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation

    Example : the assembly line was on a 12-hour run

Run Meaning 55 : the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)

    Example : a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint

Run Meaning 56 : travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means

    Example : She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there

Run Meaning 57 : unrestricted freedom to use

    Example : he has the run of the house

Run Antonyms

How to Pronounce Run

  • rən