英英字典: run

KK Pronunciation

〔 rʌn 〕


〔 rʌn 〕

Overview of noun run

The noun run has 16 senses

  • run, tally -- (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")

  • test, trial, run -- (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")

  • footrace, foot race, run -- (a race run on foot; "she broke the record for the half-mile run")

  • streak, run -- (an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies")

  • run, running, running play, running game -- ((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")

  • run -- (a regular trip; "the ship made its run in record time")

  • run, running -- (the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit")

  • run -- (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")

  • run -- (unrestricted freedom to use; "he has the run of the house")

  • run -- (the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); "a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint")

  • rivulet, rill, run, runnel, streamlet -- (a small stream)

  • political campaign, campaign, run -- (a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run")

  • run, ladder, ravel -- (a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking")

  • discharge, outpouring, run -- (the pouring forth of a fluid)

  • run -- (an unbroken chronological sequence; "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories")

  • run -- (a short trip; "take a run into town")

Overview of verb run

The verb run has 41 senses

  • run -- (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")

  • scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away -- (flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up")

  • run, go, pass, lead, extend -- (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")

  • operate, run -- (direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan")

  • run, go -- (have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes...")

  • run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

  • function, work, operate, go, run -- (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")

  • range, run -- (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")

  • campaign, run -- (run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?")

  • play, run -- (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")

  • run -- (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")

  • tend, be given, lean, incline, run -- (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")

  • run -- (be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!")

  • run -- (change from one state to another; "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot")

  • run -- (cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process")

  • run -- (be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk")

  • prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure -- (continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures")

  • run -- (occur persistently; "Musical talent runs in the family")

  • run, execute -- (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")

  • carry, run -- (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")

  • run -- (carry out; "run an errand")

  • guide, run, draw, pass -- (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")

  • run, lead -- (cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet")

  • run -- (make without a miss)

  • run, black market -- (deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor)

  • run -- (cause an animal to move fast; "run the dogs")

  • run, bleed -- (be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run")

  • run -- (sail before the wind)

  • run -- (cover by running; run a certain distance; "She ran 10 miles that day")

  • run, run for -- (extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours")

  • run -- (set animals loose to graze)

  • run, consort -- (keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring")

  • run -- (run with the ball; in such sports as football)

  • run -- (travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there")

  • ply, run -- (travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast")

  • hunt, run, hunt down, track down -- (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")

  • race, run -- (compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first")

  • move, go, run -- (progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting")

  • melt, run, melt down -- (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")

  • ladder, run -- (come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running")

  • run, unravel -- (become undone; "the sweater unraveled")

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