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Definitions of run:

part of speech: past tense


part of speech: noun

Act of running: course: flow: discharge from a sore: distance sailed: a trip by trainmen from one division of a railroad to the next: voyage: continued series: general reception: prevalence: popular clamor: an unusual pressure, as on a bank, for payment of notes.

part of speech: verb

To go, move, or pass on a surface in almost any manner; to cause to move swiftly; to move on the ground by long quick steps; to rush violently; to fuse or melt; to become liquid; to take a course at sea; to drive with violence, as a ship ashore; to ply or pass, as a coach or ship; to move or flow, as water; to pursue; to contend in a race; to have success; to strive at, followed by after; to contract, as a debt, followed by into or in; to pass from one state or condition to another; to fall; to pass; to make transition; to proceed; to discharge matter, as a scre; to extend to.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move or go on the feet at a swifter pace than a walk; travel; proceed; as, the express runs forty miles an hour; move on in a stream; flow; as, the river runs down hill; to be in action; as, the engine will not run; extend in space; as, the railroad runs through his land; continue in time; as, the play ran a year; pass into a different state or condition; as, to run to seed; of a wound or sore, discharge pus.

part of speech: noun

Flow; course; mtion; a pleasuretrip; continued success; an unusual demand on a bank for payment of its notes, and for the return of deposits; distance sailed by a ship; a voyage.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to move or act, as an engine, etc.; perform or go through with; as, to run errands; to flow with; as, the earth ran blood; expose oneself to; as, to run a risk; to sew; as, to run up a seam.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move swiftly: to pass quickly on the ground: to flee: to go, as ships, etc.: to have course in any direction: to flow: to dart: to turn: to extend: to pierce: to melt: to be busied: to become: to be in force: to discharge matter, as a sore: to press, esp. for immediate payment.

part of speech: noun

A small stream.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: noun

Act of going at a swifter pace than a walk; a trip or journey; as, the boat made its usual run; act of flowing or that which flows; as, a run of maple sap; a course or succession; as, a run of ill luck; free use or enjoyment of; as, to have the run of a friend's house; sudden, pressing demand; as, a run on a bank; a place passed over frequently, especially by animals; an inclosed place in which to confine and feed animals; a brook; a period of operation, or the work turned out during the period; in cricket or baseball, the act of running from one wicket or base to another.

part of speech: past participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to move swiftly: to force forward: to push: to cause to pass: to fuse: to discharge, as a sore: to pursue in thought: to incur:- pr. p. running; pa. t. ran; pa. p. run.

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