- n a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
- n the act of testing something
- n a race run on foot
she broke the record for the half-mile run
- n an unbroken series of events
Nicklaus had a run of birdies
- n (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
- n a regular trip
the ship made its run in record time
- n the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
he broke into a run
his daily run keeps him fit
- n 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
- n unrestricted freedom to use
he has the run of the house
- n the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint
- n a small stream
- n a race between candidates for elective office
he is raising money for a Senate run
- n a row of unravelled stitches
she got a run in her stocking
- n the pouring forth of a fluid
- n an unbroken chronological sequence
the play had a long run on Broadway
the team enjoyed a brief run of victories
- n a short trip
take a run into town
- v 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
- v flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
If you see this man, run!
- v 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
- v direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
- v have a particular form
the story or argument runs as follows
- v move along, of liquids
- v perform as expected when applied
Does this old car still run well?
- v change or be different within limits
Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
- v run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
Who's running for treasurer this year?
- v cause to emit recorded audio or video
- v 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
- v have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
These dresses run small
- v be operating, running or functioning
The car is still running--turn it off!
- v change from one state to another
- v cause to perform
run a subject
run a process
- v be affected by; be subjected to
run a temperature
run a risk
- v continue to exist
- v occur persistently
Musical talent runs in the family
- v carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
run a new program on the Mac
- v include as the content; broadcast or publicize
- v carry out
run an errand
- v pass over, across, or through
- v cause something to pass or lead somewhere
- v make without a miss
- v deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
- v cause an animal to move fast
run the dogs
- v be diffused
These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run
- v sail before the wind
- v cover by running; run a certain distance
- v extend or continue for a certain period of time
The film runs 5 hours
- v set animals loose to graze
- v keep company
the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring
- v run with the ball; in such sports as football
- v travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there
- v travel a route regularly
- v pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
The dogs are running deer
- v compete in a race
he is running the Marathon this year
- v progress by being changed
run through your presentation before the meeting
- v reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
- v come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
Her nylons were running
- v become undone
- When people run, they are essentially bouncing though the air from one leg to another, says Daniel Lieberman, a professor of biological anthropology at Harvard University who .
- Run, Jesse, run! Run, Jesse, run! Jesse Louis Jackson, 41, the illegitimate son of a South Carolina high school student has for 15 years sought to don the mantle of his mentor .
- BIRMINGHAM: Eric Robert Rudolph, the abortion clinic bombing suspect on the run from the FBI somewhere in the moutains of North Carolina, has just become three times the fugitive.
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- Outlaw Run tops hottest new attractions at U.S. theme parks
Outlaw Run at Silver Dollar City in Missouri is the most anticipated debut this summer. Also: new stuff at Cedar Point, Disneyland, Six Flags Magic Mountain. I've visited many theme parks in the United States over the last few years as the theme park blogger for The Times' Travel website, but this summer's crop of rides already has me updating my bucket list. Here's a look at some of the biggest ...
June 16, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
- Run for Africa 5K benefits kids in Africa, Caribbean
According to organizer Children of the Nations : The fifth-annual Run for Africa 5K will be at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27, in Orlando's Baldwin Park, followed by a Kids' Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. The run will raise money for orphaned and destitute children in Africa and the Caribbean, and more than 700 runners are expected. Entry is $25 in advance, $35 the day of the race, and will help fund ...
June 16, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
- Run from the Killer Zombies
5k and 1K Run. Starting from the safety of the local high school, runners will be forced along the old county road towards a forest and prison complex filled with killer zombies. 5k and 1K Run. Starting from the safety of the local high school, runners will be forced along the old county road towards a forest and prison complex filled with killer zombies.
June 15, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
- Hank Aaron in USA Today
I would like to offer my congratulations to Barry Bonds on becoming baseball's career home run leader. It is a great accomplishment which required skill, longevity and determination,Aaron said. "Throughout the past century, the home run...
- John McCain in The Associated Press
For those who doubt the president's desire and commitment to succeed in Afghanistan, his nomination of Gen. Petraeus to run this war should cause them to think twice,said Sen. John McCain, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services...
- Donovan in The Associated Press
Clint made a good run in the middle, the ball fell to me ...... time kind of stopped,Donovan said. "You can't miss from there."