What is run?

  • (verb): Cause something to pass or lead somewhere.
    Example: "Run the wire behind the cabinet"
    Synonyms: lead
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on run, runs:

Hartford, Connecticut - Culture - Parades
... Patrick's Day Parade – Downtown – March 2011 was the 40th year – Run by The Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Day Parade – Downtown, South Green ...
Kenilworth - Sports - Two Castles Run
... The Two Castles Run began in 1983 as a fun run between Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle ... Since then it has grown into an English Athletics licensed run that attracted 3,000 entrants in 2010 ...
Aberdour - Festival
... The yearly festival runs from the last week in July for a week, running into early August ... Eddi Reader and The Fence Collective's Three Craws The Donkey brae run is held on the first Sunday of the festival and is popular nationwide, with a 7-mile race, 2-mile run and a 1-mile run for children ...
Platform Game - Sub-genres - Run and Gun Platformers
... See also Run and gun The run and gun platformer genre was popularized by Konami's classic Contra ... Side-scrolling run and gun games are an attempt to marry platform games with shoot 'em ups, characterized by a minimal focus on precise platform jumping and a major emphasis on multi-directiona ... Run and guns are generally very pure and, while they sometimes have vehicular sequences or other changes in style, they stay focused on shooting throughout ...
Jack Buck
... Touch Down GREEN BAY!)" Kirk Gibson's dramatic game-winning pinch-hit home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series ("This is gonna be a home run! I don't believe ... I don't BELIEVE what I just saw!"), Ozzie Smith's walk-off home run in Game 5 of the 1985 National League Championship Series ("Go crazy, folks! Go crazy!"), Jack Clark's three-run ...

More definitions of "run":

  • (verb): Be affected by; be subjected to.
    Example: "Run a temperature"; "run a risk"
  • (noun): A short trip.
    Example: "Take a run into town"
  • (noun): (American football) a play in which a player runs with the ball.
    Example: "The defensive line braced to stop the run"
    Synonyms: running, running play, running game
  • (noun): A regular trip.
    Example: "The ship made its run in record time"
  • (verb): Reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating.
    Synonyms: melt, melt down
  • (verb): Cause an animal to move fast.
    Example: "Run the dogs"
  • (verb): Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging.
    Synonyms: ladder
  • (noun): The act of testing something.
    Synonyms: test, trial
  • (verb): Progress by being changed.
    Example: "Run through your presentation before the meeting"
    Synonyms: move, go
  • (verb): Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position.
    Synonyms: campaign
  • (noun): A race run on foot.
    Example: "She broke the record for the half-mile run"
    Synonyms: footrace, foot race
  • (verb): Change from one state to another.
    Example: "Run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot"
  • (verb): Compete in a race.
    Synonyms: race
  • (verb): Travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means.
    Example: "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"
  • (verb): Be operating, running or functioning.
    Example: "The car is still running--turn it off!"
  • (noun): Unrestricted freedom to use.
    Example: "He has the run of the house"
  • (verb): Change or be different within limits.
    Example: "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"
    Synonyms: range
  • (verb): Cause to emit recorded sounds.
    Synonyms: play
  • (verb): Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc..
    Synonyms: operate
  • (verb): 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"
  • (verb): Travel a route regularly.
    Synonyms: ply
  • (verb): Sail before the wind.
  • (noun): An unbroken series of events.
    Example: "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"
    Synonyms: streak
  • (verb): Deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor.
    Synonyms: black market
  • (verb): Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point.
    Synonyms: go, pass, lead, extend
  • (verb): Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined.
    Example: "These dresses run small"
    Synonyms: tend, be given, lean, incline
  • (verb): Extend or continue for a certain period of time.
    Synonyms: run for
  • (noun): A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely.
    Synonyms: tally
  • (verb): Cause to perform.
    Example: "Run a subject"; "run a process"
  • (verb): Perform as expected when applied.
    Example: "Does this old car still run well?"
    Synonyms: function, work, operate, go
  • (verb): Run with the ball; in such sports as football.
  • (verb): Become undone.
    Synonyms: unravel
  • (noun): A row of unravelled stitches.
    Example: "She got a run in her stocking"
    Synonyms: ladder, ravel
  • (verb): Carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine.
    Example: "Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"
    Synonyms: execute
  • (verb): Be diffused.
    Example: "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
    Synonyms: bleed
  • (verb): Include as the content; broadcast or publicize.
    Synonyms: carry
  • (verb): Have a particular form.
    Synonyms: go
  • (verb): Guide or pass over something.
    Synonyms: guide, draw, pass
  • (noun): An unbroken chronological sequence.
    Example: "The play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"
  • (verb): Cover by running; run a certain distance.
    Example: "She ran 10 miles that day"
  • (verb): Occur persistently.
    Example: "Musical talent runs in the family"
  • (noun): A race between candidates for elective office.
    Example: "He is raising money for a Senate run"
    Synonyms: political campaign, campaign
  • (verb): Set animals loose to graze.
  • (noun): 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"
  • (noun): 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
  • (verb): Carry out.
    Example: "Run an errand"
  • (noun): 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"
  • (verb): 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"; "The children ran to the store"
  • (verb): Keep company.
    Example: "The heifers run with the bulls ot produce offspring"
    Synonyms: consort
  • (verb): Make without a miss.

Famous quotes containing the word run:

    “... Estelle’s run off.”
    “Yes, what’s it all about? When did she go?”
    “Two weeks since.”
    “She’s in earnest, it appears.”
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession; do not run after distinctions and rewards; but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty.
    Konstantin Stanislavsky (1863–1938)

    Sweet Thames, run softly, till I end my song.
    Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)