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" Synonyms: tally,
the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit" Synonyms: running,
a regular trip; "the ship made its run in record time"
a short trip; "take a run into town"
(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" Synonyms: running, running play, running game,
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" Synonyms: test, trial,
an unbroken chronological sequence; "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"
the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); "a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"
unrestricted freedom to use; "he has the run of the house"
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"
become undone; "the sweater unraveled" Synonyms: unravel,
come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running" Synonyms: ladder,
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" Synonyms: melt, melt down,
cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting" Synonyms: move, go,
change from one state to another; "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot"
compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let''s race and see who gets there first" Synonyms: race,
run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who''s running for treasurer this year?" Synonyms: campaign,
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" Synonyms: hunt, hunt down, track down,
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" Synonyms: guide, draw, pass,
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" Synonyms: function, work, operate, go,
be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!"
carry out; "run an errand"
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" Synonyms: play,
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" Synonyms: carry,
travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast" Synonyms: ply,
cover by running; run a certain distance; "She ran 10 miles that day"
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"
travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"
run with the ball; in such sports as football
keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring" Synonyms: consort,
sail before the wind
be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run" Synonyms: bleed,
move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi" Synonyms: flow, feed, course,
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"
deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor Synonyms: black market,
set animals loose to graze
direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan" Synonyms: operate,
make without a miss
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" Synonyms: execute,
occur persistently; "Musical talent runs in the family"
extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours" Synonyms: run for,
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" Synonyms: go, pass, lead, extend,
cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet" Synonyms: lead,
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" Synonyms: tend, be given, lean, incline,
be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk"
have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..." Synonyms: go,
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" Synonyms: range,