run

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrʌn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rʌn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(run)

Inflections of 'run' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
runs
v 3rd person singular
running
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
ran
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
run
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: move quickly
Synonyms:
jog , sprint, rush , dash , race , hurry , dart , belt , tear , bound , blaze , shoot , speed , zip , zoom, barrel , hotfoot it (informal), hustle , bolt , make tracks (informal), get a move on (informal), shake a leg (slang), step on it (informal), blast , cannonball (informal), breeze , jet , fly , motor (informal), rocket (informal), hasten , hare
Sense: Verb: retreat
Synonyms:
retreat , flee , run away, leg it (UK, slang), beat it (slang), bug out, skedaddle (slang), make a run for it, run off, take off, bolt , hightail it (US, informal), hightail it out of there (US, informal), do a runner (UK, slang), scarper (UK, slang)
Sense: Verb: flow
Synonyms:
flow , stream , pour , fall , roll , course , flood , gush , cascade, trickle , dribble, leak
Sense: Verb: be in operation
Synonyms:
be in operation, operate, go , work , function , be functional, be operational, be in action
Sense: Verb: operate a machine
Synonyms:
operate, handle , work , use , make sth go
Sense: Verb: administrate
Synonyms:
administrate, control , administer, manage , govern, be in charge of, conduct , handle , operate, supervise, superintend, take care of, watch over, oversee
Sense: Verb: extend in a direction
Synonyms:
extend , stretch , stretch out, head , go , bear , lead
Sense: Verb: carry out - tests, etc.
Synonyms:
carry out, do , perform , execute , conduct , subject sb/sth to
Sense: Verb: spread - stains, etc.
Synonyms:
spread , spread out, bleed , pool , puddle , leak out
Sense: Verb: be a candidate
Synonyms:
run for office (US), be a candidate, stand (UK), stand as a candidate (UK), stand for election (UK), stand for office
Sense: Verb: compete
Synonyms:
compete , take part, participate, vie, enter
Sense: Verb: publish
Synonyms:
publish , print , put out, feature , issue , release
Sense: Verb: bring sb somewhere
Synonyms:
bring , take , drive , give sb a ride, give sb a lift (UK), chauffeur, transport , ferry
Sense: Verb: be presented - show, campaign, etc.
Synonyms:
be presented, be performed, be on stage, be staged, be on, be put on, be screened, be shown, be on TV, be on television
Sense: Verb: tear - clothing, esp. hosiery
Synonyms:
tear , ladder (UK), be laddered (UK), be torn, rip , come apart, come undone, rend, split
Sense: Verb: be involved in smuggling
Synonyms:
smuggle , traffic , traffic in, sneak in, smuggle in, deal in, bring in
Sense: Noun: act of running
Synonyms:
sprint, jog , race , dash , rush
Sense: Noun: tear in clothing, etc.
Synonyms:
tear , rip , ladder (UK), hole , snag
Sense: Noun: series
Synonyms:
series , stretch , streak , spate, spell , period , sequence , chain , succession
Sense: Noun: point in baseball
Synonyms:
point , score , count , home run
Sense: Noun: route done with regularity
Synonyms:
route , course , beat , journey , trip , circuit, way
Sense: Noun: type
Synonyms:
type , sort , kind , class , variety , order , feather , manner
Sense: Noun: duration
Synonyms:
duration , life , lifetime , life span, standing , time , active life, natural life, span
Sense: Noun: diarrhea - preceded by 'the', plural
Synonyms:
diarrhea, diarrhoea (UK), the shits (vulgar, offensive, slang), the squits (vulgar, slang), the trots (slang), flux, runny stools, watery stools, loose stools, Montezuma's revenge (informal), Delhi belly (informal), traveler's diarrhea, traveller's diarrhoea (UK), dysentery
Sense: Noun: tendency
Synonyms:
tendency , trend , leaning , tide , direction , drift , current , course
Sense: Noun: unrestricted use - preceded by 'the'
Synonyms:
unrestricted use, free use, free rein, free reign (non-standard), carte blanche, freedom
Sense: Noun: enclosure for animals
Synonyms:
enclosure , pen , corral, fold , cage , pound
Sense: Noun: urgent demand for sth - followed by 'on'
Synonyms:
sudden run, sudden demand, urgent demand, rush , demand

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