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:

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 ... 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 ...
Kenilworth - Sports - Two Castles Run
... The Two Castles Run began in 1983 as a fun run between Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle ... 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 ...
Jack Buck
... 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 what I just saw ... 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 two ...
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, and Frog Hollow ...

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

Famous quotes containing the word run:

    Nay, if our wits run the wild-goose chase, I am done.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    One has to have run a household before one can know the price of rice and firewood, and one has to have raised children before one can understand a parent’s love.
    Chinese proverb.

    If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck’s back.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)