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run1 W1S1 [rʌn] v past tense ran [ræn] past participle run present participle running
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1¦(move quickly using your legs)¦
2¦(race)¦
3¦(organize/be in charge of )¦
4¦(do something/go somewhere quickly)¦
5¦(buses/trains etc)¦
6¦(computers)¦
7¦(machine/engine)¦
8¦(tape)¦
9¦(newspaper/television)¦
10¦(fast/out of control)¦
11¦(use a vehicle)¦
12¦(take somebody in your car)¦
13¦(in an election)¦
14¦(something long)¦
15¦(move something on a surface)¦
16¦(flow)¦
17¦(tap)¦
18 run a bath
19¦(somebody's nose)¦
20¦(official papers)¦
21¦(play/film)¦
22¦(happen)¦
23¦(amount/price)¦
24¦(story/account etc)¦
25 run its course
26 something will run and run
27¦(thoughts/feelings)¦
28 run high
29 run somebody's life
30 run for cover
31¦(colour in clothes)¦
32¦(paint/ink)¦
33 run a check/test/experiment etc
34¦(hole in clothes)¦
35 run drugs/guns
36 run in the family
37 run a temperature/fever
38 run a mile
39 run late/early/on time
40 be running scared
41 come running
42 run your eyes over/along etc something
43 run before you can walk
44 run a (red) light
Phrasal verbs
 run across somebody/something
 run after somebody/something
 run along
 run around
 run around after somebody
 run around with somebody
 run away
 run away with somebody/something
 run something by/past somebody
 run down
 run somebody/something<=>in
 run into somebody/something
 run off
 run off with somebody/something
 run on
 run out
 run out on somebody
 run over
 run something past somebody
 run round
 run through
 run to somebody/something
 run up something
 run up against something/somebody
 run with something
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[: Old English; Origin: rinnan]
1.) ¦(MOVE QUICKLY USING YOUR LEGS)¦
a)
to move very quickly, by moving your legs more quickly than when you walk
run down/up/to/towards etc
I ran down the stairs as fast as I could.
He was running towards the door.
She turned and ran away.
The boys ran off into the crowd.
run to do sth
Several people ran to help her when she fell.
The children came running out of the house.
Women ran screaming , with children in their arms.
Jane struggled free and ran for her life (=ran in order to avoid being killed) .
Hurry! Run for it (=run as quickly as possible in order to escape) !
He picked up the child and ran like hell .not polite (=ran very quickly, especially in order to escape)
b) [T]
to run a particular distance
Firefighters are to run 500km to raise money for a children's charity.
He ran the length of the corridor.
2.) ¦(RACE)¦
a) [I and T]
to run in a race
I'd never run a marathon before.
run in
Murray has said she will consider running in the 3000 metres.
b) [T usually passive]
if a race is run at a particular time or in a particular place, it happens at that time or in that place
The Derby will be run at 3 o'clock.
3.) ¦(ORGANIZE/BE IN CHARGE OF )¦ [T]
to organize or be in charge of an activity, business, organization, or country
For a while, she ran a restaurant in Boston.
Many people don't care who runs the country.
Courses are currently being run in London and Edinburgh.
Many people belong to a pension scheme run by their employers.
well/badly run
The hotel is well-run and extremely popular.
a state-run (=controlled by the government) television station
[i]see usage notecontrol2
4.) ¦(DO SOMETHING/GO SOMEWHERE QUICKLY)¦
to do something or go somewhere quickly
Run and ask your mother where she's put the keys.
run to
I need to run to the store for some more milk.
5.) ¦(BUSES/TRAINS ETC)¦
a) [I]
if a bus, train etc service runs, it takes people from one place to another at fixed times
The buses don't run on Sundays.
run to
The number 61 bus runs to the city centre.
b) [T]
if a company or other organization runs a bus, train etc service, they make it operate
They're running special trains to and from the exhibition.
6.) ¦(COMPUTERS)¦
a) [I]
if a computer program runs, it operates
run on
The software will run on any PC.
b) [T]
if you run a program, you make it operate
The RS8 system runs both Unix and MPX-32.
7.) ¦(MACHINE/ENGINE)¦
a) [I]
if a machine or engine runs, it operates
She got out of the car and left the engine running.
run on electricity/gas/petrol etc
(=get its power from electricity etc)
Most cars run on unleaded fuel.
run off sth
(=use something for power)
It runs off batteries.
b) [T]
if you run a machine or engine, you make it operate
You shouldn't keep the engine running when the car is standing still.
I often run the washing machine more than once a day.
8.) ¦(TAPE)¦
a) [I usually progressive]
if a tape is running, it is recording
She didn't realize the tape was running as she spoke.
b) [T]
if you run a tape, you make it move backwards or forwards
Run the tape back to the beginning.
9.) ¦(NEWSPAPER/TELEVISION)¦
a) [T]
to print something in a newspaper or magazine, or broadcast something on television
The company is running a series of advertisements in national newspapers.
A local TV station ran her story.
b) [I]
if a program runs on television, it is shown. If a story runs in a newspaper or magazine, it is printed
The series ran for 20 episodes and was extremely popular.
Conan Doyle's stories ran in 'The Strand' magazine.
10.)¦(FAST/OUT OF CONTROL)¦ [I always + adverb/preposition]
to move too fast or in an uncontrolled way
Her car ran off the road and into a tree.
The truck ran out of control and hit a house.
11.) ¦(USE A VEHICLE)¦ [T]
[i]especially BrE to own and use a vehicle
I can't afford to run a car.
A bicycle is relatively cheap to buy and run.
12.) ¦(TAKE SOMEBODY IN YOUR CAR)¦ [T always + adverb/preposition] informal
to take someone somewhere in your car
= ↑drive
Shall I run you home?
run sb to sth
Let me run you to the station.
13.) ¦(IN AN ELECTION)¦
[i]especially AmE to try to be elected in an election
British Equivalent: standrun for
Salinas is running for a second term as President.
an attempt to encourage more women to run for office
run against
Feinstein will win if she runs against Lungren.
14.) ¦(SOMETHING LONG)¦ [I,T always + adverb/preposition]
if something long such as a road or wire runs in a particular direction, that is its position, or that is where you put it
The road runs along a valley.
Developers want to run a road right through his farm.
Run the cables under the carpet.
The Sierra mountain range runs the length of the north west coast of Majorca.
15.) ¦(MOVE SOMETHING ON A SURFACE)¦ [T always + adverb/preposition]
to move something lightly along a surface
Charles ran his fingers through her hair.
Run the scanner over the barcodes.
16.) ¦(FLOW)¦ [I always + adverb/preposition]
to flow in a particular direction or place
Tears started to run down her cheeks.
Water was running off the roof.
17.) ¦(TAP)¦ [I and T]
if a ↑tap is running, water is coming out of it, or if you run a tap, you make water come out of it
Did you leave the tap running?
He ran the tap until the water was really hot.
18.) run a bath
to fill a bath with water
I could hear her running a bath upstairs.
run sb a bath
Could you run me a nice hot bath while I finish my meal?
19.) ¦(SOMEBODY'S NOSE)¦
if someone's nose is running, liquid is flowing out of it
20.)¦(OFFICIAL PAPERS)¦ [I]
if something runs for a particular length of time, it can officially be used for that time
The contract runs for a year.
My car insurance only has another month to run.
21.) ¦(PLAY/FILM)¦ [I]
to continue being performed regularly in one place
The play ran for two years.
22.) ¦(HAPPEN)¦ [I]
to happen in a particular way or at a particular time
Andy kept things running smoothly (=happening in the way they should) while I was away.
He was given a further three month prison sentence to run concurrently.
The course runs over a three year period.
23.) ¦(AMOUNT/PRICE)¦ [I]
to be at a particular level, amount, or price
run at
Inflation was running at 5%.
run to
The cost of repairing the damage could run to $5000.
24.) ¦(STORY/ACCOUNT ETC)¦ [I and T]
if a story, discussion etc runs in a particular way, it has those particular words or events
The story runs that someone offered Lynch a further $500.
'President's marriage really over' ran the headline in a national newspaper.
25.) run its course
if something runs its course, it continues in the way you expect until it has finished
Recession in the country has run its course and left an aftermath of uncertainty.
26.) sth will run and run
[i]BrE if a subject, discussion, event etc will run and run, people will continue to be interested in it for a long time
This a story that will run and run.
27.) ¦(THOUGHTS/FEELINGS)¦ [I always + adverb/preposition]
if a feeling runs through you, or a thought runs through your mind, you feel it or think it quickly
run through/down
A feeling of excitement ran through her body as they touched.
The same thought kept running through his mind.
A cold shiver ran down my back.
I felt a sharp pain run down my leg.
28.) run high
if feelings run high, people are very angry, upset, excited etc
Tension ran high and fights broke out among the crowd.
Feelings have been running high in the town, following the murder of a young girl.
29.) run sb's life informal
to keep telling someone what they should do all the time, in a way that annoys them
Don't try to run my life!
30.) run for cover
a) to run towards a place where you will be safe, especially to avoid bullets
He was shot in the leg as he ran for cover.
b) to try to protect yourself from a bad situation or from being criticized
His success at backing winning horses has had the bookmakers running for cover.
31.) ¦(COLOUR IN CLOTHES)¦
if colour runs, it spreads from one piece of clothing or one area of cloth to another when the clothes are wet
The T-shirt ran and made all my other clothes pink.
32.) ¦(PAINT/INK)¦ [I]
if paint runs, it moves onto an area where you did not intend it to go
33.) run a check/test/experiment etc
to arrange for someone or something to be checked or tested
run a check/test/experiment etc on
Ask your doctor to run a test on your blood sugar levels.
34.) ¦(HOLE IN CLOTHES)¦ [I]
if a hole in ↑tights or ↑stockings runs, it gets bigger in a straight line
35.) run drugs/guns
to bring drugs or guns into a country illegally in order to sell them
36.) run in the family
if something such as a quality, disease, or skill runs in the family, many people in that family have it
Diabetes appears to run in families.
37.) run a temperature/fever
to have a body temperature that is higher than normal, because you are ill
38.) run a mile [i]informal
to try very hard to avoid a particular situation or person because you do not want to deal with them
If someone asked me to marry them, I'd probably run a mile.
39.) run late/early/on time
to arrive, go somewhere, or do something late, early, or at the right time
I'm running late, so I'll talk to you later.
If the train runs on time, we'll be there by ten.
40.) be running scared
to feel worried because someone who you are competing against is becoming very successful or powerful
The party are running scared.
41.) come running
a) informal to react in a very eager way when someone asks or tells you to do something
He thinks he's only got to look at me and I'll come running.
b) especially spoken to ask someone for help, advice, or sympathy when you have a problem
come running to
Well I warned you, so don't come running to me when it all goes wrong!
42.) run your eyes over/along etc sth
to look quickly at something
He ran his eyes along the books on the shelf.
43.) run before you can walk
to try to do something difficult before you have learned the basic skills you need
A lot of language students want to run before they can walk.
44.) run a (red) light informal
to drive quickly through a red traffic light instead of stopping
→↑running1
cut and run atcut1 (38)
be/run/go counter to sth atcounter3
run deep atdeep2 (4)
run dry atdry1 (4)
run low atlow1 (4)
run sb ragged atragged
run rings around sb atring1 (8)
run riot atriot1 (2)
be running short atshort2 (2)
run sb/sth to earth atearth1 (14)
run to fat atfat2 (6)
run sb/sth to ground atground1 (19)
run to seed atseed1 (4)
run wild atwild2 (1)
be up and running atup1 (22)
run across / [run across sb/sth] phr v
to meet someone or find something by chance
I ran across him at a conference in Milan.
I ran across some old love letters while I was clearing out a cupboard.
run after / [run after sb/sth] phr v
1.) to chase someone or something
He ran after her, calling her name.
2.) informal to try to start a sexual relationship with someone
He's always running after younger women.
3.) spoken to do a lot of things for someone else as though you were their servant
I can't keep running after you all day!
run along phr v
used to tell a child to leave, or to tell someone that you must leave
Run along now! I've got work to finish.
Oh, it's late. I'd better be running along.
run around phr v
1.) to run in an area while you are playing
The children were running around in the garden.
2.) informal to be very busy doing many small jobs
Maria was running around trying to get the house tidy.
We were all running around like headless chickens (=trying to do a lot of things, in an anxious or disorganized way) .
→↑runaround
run around after [run around after sb] phr v
to do a lot of things for someone else as though you were their servant
I've spent all day running around after the kids.
run around with [run around with sb] phr v
to spend a lot of time with someone, especially someone that other people disapprove of
He started running around with a gang of teenagers.
run away phr v
1.) to leave a place, especially secretly, in order to escape from someone or something
run away from
Toby ran away from home at the age of 14.
→↑runaway2
2.) to try to avoid dealing with a problem or difficult situation
run away from
You can't just run away from your responsibilities.
3.) to secretly go away with someone in order to marry them or live with them
They ran away together to get married.
run away with / [run away with sb/sth] phr v
1.) to secretly go away with someone in order to marry them or live with them - usually used to show disapproval
His wife has run away with another man.
2.) run away with you
if your feelings, ideas etc run away with you, they start to control how you behave
Don't let your imagination run away with you!
3.) your tongue runs away with you
if your tongue runs away with you, you say something that you did not intend to say
4.) run away with the idea/impression (that)
spoken to think that something is true when it is not
Don't run away with the impression that he doesn't care.
5.) informal to win a competition or sports game very easily
The Reds ran away with the championship.
run by/past [run sth by/past sb] phr v
1.) to tell someone something so that they can give you their opinion
Let me run some figures by you.
I just wanted to run it past you and see what you thought.
2.) run that by me again
spoken used to ask someone to repeat what they have just said because you did not completely understand it
run down phr v
1.) run sb/sth<=>down
to drive into a person or animal and kill or injure them
Their daughter was run down by a car.
2.) run sb/sth<=>down informal
to criticize someone or something in a way that is unfair
There's a lot of good things about homeopathic treatment. I'm certainly not running it down.
3.) if a clock, machine, ↑battery etc runs down, it has no more power and stops working
4.) to make a company, organization etc gradually reduce in size, especially in order to close it in the future, or to gradually reduce in size
run sth<=>down
Many smaller local hospitals are being run down.
The business had been running down for a long time.
5.) if a supply of something runs down, or if you run it down, there gradually becomes less of it
Crude oil reserves are running down.
run sth<=>down
Electricity generating companies are running down stocks and cutting purchases.
6.) run down sth
to read a list of people or things
Let me just run down the list of people who've been invited.
7.) run sb/sth down
to find someone or something after searching for a long time
I finally ran him down at his new office in Glendale.
→↑rundown, run-down
run in [run sb/sth<=>in] phr v
1.) to drive a new car slowly and carefully for a period of time so you do not damage its engine
2.) old-fashioned if the police run a criminal in, they catch him or her
run into / [run into sb/sth] phr v
1.) to start to experience a difficult or unpleasant situation
He ran into criticism after remarks he made in a television interview.
run into trouble/problems/difficulties
The business ran into financial difficulties almost immediately.
2.) run into hundreds/thousands etc
to reach an amount of several hundred, several thousand etc
The cost of repairing the damage could run into millions.
The list ran into hundreds of pages.
3.) to hit someone or something with a vehicle
= crash into
He ran into the back of another car.
4.) informal to meet someone by chance
Guess who I ran into in town today!
run yourself into the ground atground1 (13)
run off phr v
1.) to leave a place or person in a way that people disapprove of
Amy's husband had run off and left her with two children to bring up.
2.) run sth<=>off
to quickly print several copies of something
I'll run off a few more copies before the meeting.
3.) run sb off sth
to force someone to leave a place
Someone tried to run me off the road.
Smith had run them off his property with a rifle.
4.) run sth<=>off
to write a speech, poem, piece of music etc quickly and easily
He could run off a five-page essay in an hour.
5.) run off at the mouth
AmE informal to talk too much
6.) run sth<=>off
to get rid of weight by running
I'm trying to run off some of my excess fat!
run off with / [run off with sb/sth] phr v
1.) to secretly go away with someone in order to marry them or live with them - used to show disapproval
Liz shocked us all by running off with a married man.
2.) to steal something and go away
a con-man who makes a habit of running off with people's savings
run on phr vto continue happening for longer than expected or planned
These things always run on longer than people imagine.
run out phr v
1.)
a) to use all of something and not have any more left
I've got some money you can borrow if you run out.
run out of
They ran out of money and had to abandon the project.
He'd run out of ideas.
b) if something is running out, there will soon be none left
We must act quickly because time is running out.
My patience was running out.
His luck had run out (=there was none left) .
2.) if an agreement, official document etc runs out, the period for which it is legal or has an effect ends
= ↑expire
My contract runs out in September.
3.) run out of steam
informal also run out of gas AmE
to have no more energy or no longer be interested in what you are doing
The team seemed to have run out of gas.
4.) run sb out of town
old-fashioned to force someone to leave a place, because they have done something wrong
5.) run sb<=>out
to end a player's ↑innings in the game of ↑cricket by hitting the ↑stumps with the ball while they are running
run out on [run out on sb] phr v
to leave someone when they are in a difficult situation - used to show disapproval
He ran out on her when she became pregnant.
run over phr v
1.) run sb/sth<=>over
to hit someone or something with a vehicle, and drive over them
He was run over and killed by a bus.
She got run over outside the school.
2.) run over sth
to think about something
Mark's mind raced, running over all the possibilities.
3.) run over sth
to explain or practise something quickly
I'll just run over the main points again.
4.) run over (sth)
to continue happening for longer than planned
The meeting ran over.
The talks have run over the 15 November deadline.
5.) if a container runs over, there is so much liquid inside that some flows out
run past [run sth past sb] phr v
to ↑run something ↑by someone
run round phr v
to run around
run through phr v
1.) run through sth
to repeat something in order to practise it or make sure it is correct
Let's run through the first scene again.
2.) run through sth
to read, look at, or explain something quickly
Briefly, she ran through details of the morning's events.
3.) run through sth
if a quality, feature etc runs through something, it is present in all of that thing
This theme runs through the whole book.
4.) run sb through
literary to push a sword completely through someone
run to / [run to sb/sth] phr v
1.) to reach a particular amount
The cost of repairing the damage could run to $1 million.
The treaty ran to 248 pages.
2.) [usually in negatives] BrE
to be or have enough money to pay for something
Our budget won't run to replacing all the computers.
3.) to ask someone to help or protect you
You can't keep running to your parents every time you have a problem.
4.) sb's taste runs to sth
if someone's taste runs to something, that is what they like
His taste ran to action movies and thrillers.
run up [run up sth] phr v
1.) run up a debt/bill etc
to use so much of something, or borrow so much money, that you owe a lot of money
She ran up an enormous phone bill.
2.) to achieve a particular score or position in a game or competition
He quickly ran up a big lead in the polls.
3.) run sth<=>up
to make something, especially clothes, very quickly
She can run up a dress in an evening.
4.) run sth<=>up
to raise a flag on a pole
run up against / [run up against sth/sb] phr v
to have to deal with unexpected problems or a difficult opponent
The museum has run up against opposition to its proposals.
run with [run with sth] phr v
to be covered with a liquid that is flowing down
His face was running with blood.
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WORD FOCUS: run
for exercise: jog
very quickly because you are in a hurry: dash, tear, sprint
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1¦(on foot)¦
2 in the long run
3 in the short run
4 the usual/normal/general run of something
5¦(series)¦
6¦(amount produced)¦
7 be on the run
8 do something on the run
9 make a run for it
10 the run of something
11 a run on something
12 give somebody a (good) run for their money
13 have a (good) run for your money
14¦(illness)¦
15¦(play/film)¦
16¦(journey)¦
17¦(for animals)¦
18¦(sport)¦
19¦(winter sports)¦
20¦(election)¦
21¦(in clothes)¦
22¦(music)¦
23¦(card games)¦
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1.) ¦(ON FOOT)¦
a period of time spent running, or a distance that you run
→↑jog, sprint ↑sprint
a five-mile run
She usually goes for a run before breakfast.
He was still following me, and in a panic I broke into a run .
at a run
Sarah left the house at a run.
2.) in the long run
later in the future, not immediately
→↑long-term
Moving to Spain will be better for you in the long run.
3.) in the short run
in the near future
Sufficient supply, in the short run, will be a problem.
4.) the usual/normal/general run of sth
the usual type of something
The place was very different from the normal run of street cafes.
5.) ¦(SERIES)¦ [C usually singular]
a series of successes or failures
→↑string, streak ↑streak
an unbeaten run of 19 games
run of good/bad luck
Losing my job was the start of a run of bad luck that year.
a run of defeats/victories etc
His extraordinary run of successes has been stopped.
6.) ¦(AMOUNT PRODUCED)¦
an amount of a product produced at one time
a limited run of 200 copies
7.) be on the run
a) to be trying to escape or hide, especially from the police
be on the run from
wanted criminals on the run from police
b) if an army or opponent is on the run, they will soon be defeated
c) to be very busy and continuously rushing about
Typical of stress is this feeling of being continuously on the run.
8.) do sth on the run
to do something while you are on your way somewhere or doing something else
I always seem to eat on the run these days.
9.) make a run for it
to suddenly start running, in order to escape
10.) the run of sth
if you have the run of a place, you are allowed to go anywhere and do anything in it
We had the run of the house for the afternoon.
11.) a run on sth
a) a situation in which lots of people suddenly buy a particular product
→↑rush
There's always a run on roses before Valentine's Day.
b) a run on the dollar/pound etc
a situation in which lots of people sell dollars etc and the value goes down
c) a run on the bank
an occasion when a lot of people take their money out of a bank at the same time
12.) give sb a (good) run for their money
to make your opponent in a competition use all their skill and effort to defeat you
They've given some of the top teams a run for their money this season.
13.) have a (good) run for your money informal
to succeed in doing something successfully for a long time
Investors have also had a good run for their money.
14.) ¦(ILLNESS)¦
the runs informaldiarrhoea
15.) ¦(PLAY/FILM)¦
a continuous series of performances of a play, film etc in the same place
His first play had a three-month run in the West End.
16.) ¦(JOURNEY)¦ [singular]
a) a journey by train, ship, truck etc made regularly between two places
It's only a 55-minute run from London to Brighton.
the daily school run (=the journey that parents make each day taking their children to and from school) BrE
b) informal a short journey in a car, for pleasure
Let's take the car out for a run.
17.) ¦(FOR ANIMALS)¦
an enclosed area where animals such as chickens or rabbits are kept
a chicken run
18.) ¦(SPORT)¦
a point won in ↑cricket or baseball
Jones made 32 runs this afternoon.
19.) ¦(WINTER SPORTS)¦
a special area or track on a mountain for people to ↑ski or ↑sledge down
a ski run
20.)¦(ELECTION)¦ [C usually singular]
American English an attempt to be elected to an important position
run for
He is preparing a run for the presidency.
21.) ¦(IN CLOTHES)¦ AmE
a line of torn stitches in ↑tights or ↑stockings
British Equivalent: ladder
22.) ¦(MUSIC)¦
a set of notes played or sung quickly up or down a ↑scale in a piece of music
23.) ¦(CARD GAMES)¦
a set of cards with numbers in a series, held by one player

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  • Run — Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin to D …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin to D …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin to D …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • run — ► VERB (running; past ran; past part. run) 1) move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time. 2) move about in a hurried and hectic way. 3) pass or cause to pass: Helen ran her fingers through her …   English terms dictionary

  • run — [run] vi. ran or Dial. run, run, running [altered (with vowel prob. infl. by pp.) < ME rinnen, rennen < ON & OE: ON rinna, to flow, run, renna, to cause to run (< Gmc * rannjan); OE rinnan, iornan: both < Gmc * renwo < IE base * er …   English World dictionary

  • Run — or runs may refer to: Computers* Execution (computers), meaning to begin operation of a computer program ** Run command, a command used to execute a program in Microsoft Windows * RUN (magazine) , a computer magazine of the 1980s * A sequence of… …   Wikipedia

  • Run — «Run» Сингл Snow Patrol из альбома Final Straw Выпущен 26 января 2004 Формат 10 ; E CD; 7 …   Википедия

  • Run — Run, v. t. 1. To cause to run (in the various senses of {Run}, v. i.); as, to run a horse; to run a stage; to run a machine; to run a rope through a block. [1913 Webster] 2. To pursue in thought; to carry in contemplation. [1913 Webster] To run… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run D.M.C. — Run D.M.C. (oder Run DMC) war eine US amerikanische Hip Hop Band. Run DMC Gründung 1982 Auflösung 2002 Genre Hip Hop/Rock Gründungsmitglieder MC Run …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Run–D.M.C. — Run–D.M.C. Run D.M.C. et Julien Civange au Grand Rex à Paris en 1989 Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français