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1. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time.

Synonyms

  • romp
  • hurry
  • scurry
  • trot
  • speed
  • scamper
  • zip
  • travel rapidly
  • hare
  • rush
  • jog
  • run bases
  • clip
  • skitter
  • streak
  • lope
  • scuttle
  • sprint

Antonyms

  • unextended
  • uncover
  • unprepared
  • exclude

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Run

  • puget-1
  • terrebonne
  • simeone
  • overdone
  • mcmunn
  • mcfun
  • undone
  • redone
  • outdone
  • lajeune
  • begun
  • stun
  • spun
  • one
  • hyun
  • gruhn
  • byun
  • bruhn
  • yun
  • youn
  • won
  • tonne
  • ton
  • thun
  • sun
  • son
  • shun
  • pun
  • nunn
  • nun

Example sentences of the word run


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Am I gonna get in trouble if I run up to that person?

2. Verb, base form
He should be able to turn around and stretch out, but not run from end to end.

3. Verb, past participle
They are typically run by private entrepreneurs.

4. Noun, singular or mass
Select a special heat-resistant appliance enamel, or the finish will not remain durable in the long run.

Quotes containing the word run


1. The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare

2. Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
- Twyla Tharp

3. Hope is a risk that must be run.
- Georges Bernanos

2. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] flee; take to one's heels; cut and run.

Synonyms

  • scarper
  • skedaddle
  • take to the woods
  • head for the hills
  • run away
  • take flight
  • fly the coop
  • go away
  • hightail it
  • flee
  • bunk
  • escape
  • turn tail
  • scat
  • break away
  • go forth
  • fly
  • lam

Antonyms

  • invest
  • deposit
  • sheathe
  • obviate

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • be
  • go far
  • extend
  • go
  • range
  • lead
  • come
  • ray
  • go deep

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • deficit
  • pull out
  • leave

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. run

noun. ['ˈrʌn'] a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely.

Synonyms

  • run batted in
  • score
  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • rbi

Antonyms

  • earned run
  • high tide
  • low tide
  • flood tide

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] direct or control; projects, businesses, etc..

Synonyms

  • direct
  • operate
  • work
  • financier
  • warm up

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] have a particular form.

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • expand

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] perform as expected when applied.

Synonyms

  • serve
  • double
  • operate
  • work
  • go
  • function
  • service
  • roll

Antonyms

  • get on
  • come
  • file in
  • pop in

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] move along, of liquids.

Synonyms

  • tide
  • waste
  • eddy
  • run down
  • ooze
  • run out
  • whirlpool
  • gutter
  • feed
  • jet
  • drain
  • trickle
  • spill
  • whirl
  • surge
  • gush
  • move
  • course
  • purl
  • flush
  • filter
  • swirl
  • run off
  • circulate
  • dribble
  • stream
  • pour
  • flow
  • well out

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • adduct
  • abduct
  • glycerolize

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] change or be different within limits.

Synonyms

  • be
  • extend
  • go
  • range
  • lead

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. run

verb. ['ˈrʌn'] run, stand, or compete for an office or a position.

Synonyms

  • whistlestop
  • stump
  • register
  • rerun
  • campaign
  • race

Antonyms

  • deceleration
  • acceleration
  • decelerate
  • unzip

Etymology

  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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