What is run?

  • (verb): Cause to perform.
    Example: "Run a subject"; "run a process"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on run, runs:

Jack Buck
... sneak, 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 home run ...
Kenilworth - Sports - Two Castles Run
... The Two Castles Run began in 1983 as a fun run between Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle ... 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 ... 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-directional shooting ... 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 ...
Hartford, Connecticut - Culture - Parades
... Downtown – March 2011 was the 40th year – Run by The Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Day Parade – Downtown, South Green, and Frog Hollow ...

More definitions of "run":

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

Famous quotes containing the word run:

    The course of true love never did run smooth.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    “... 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)

    This day I breathèd first—time is come round,
    And where I did begin, there shall I end.
    My life is run his compass.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)