What is run?

  • (verb): Cause to perform.
    Example: "Run a subject"; "run a process"
    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 a major emphasis on multi-dir ... 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 ...
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 ... I don't BELIEVE what I 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 ...
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 ...
Aberdour - Festival
... The yearly festival runs from the last week in July for a week, running into early August ... Capercaillie, Boys of the Lough, Eddi Reader and The Fence Collective's Three Craws The Donkey brae run is held on the first Sunday of the festival ...
Kenilworth - Sports - Two Castles Run
... The Two Castles Run began in 1983 as a fun run between Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle ... Since then it has grown into an English Athletics licensed run that attracted 3,000 entrants in 2010 ...

More definitions of "run":

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

Famous quotes containing the word run:

    I am no Poet here; my pen ‘s the spout,
    Where the rain water of my eyes run out,
    In pity of that name, whose fate wee see
    Thus copied out in griefs Hydrography:
    The Muses are not Mer-maids, though upon
    His death the Ocean might turn Helicon
    John Cleveland (1613–1658)

    These are God’s own horses, poor, timid creatures, that will run fast enough as soon as they smell you, though they are nine feet high.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    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.