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run (n):
the act of testing something
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in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately.
he called each flip of the coin a new trial

Related Words: test
run (n):
a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
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the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th.
their first tally came in the 3rd inning

Related Words: tally
run (n):
the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
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he broke into a run.
his daily run keeps him fit

Related Words: ning
run (n):
a regular trip
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the ship made its run in record time
run (n):
a short trip
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take a run into town
run (n):
(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
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the defensive line braced to stop the run.
the coach put great emphasis on running

Related Words: ning
run (n):
an unbroken chronological sequence
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the play had a long run on Broadway.
the team enjoyed a brief run of victories
run (n):
a race between candidates for elective office
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I managed his campaign for governor.
he is raising money for a Senate run

Related Words: campaign
run (n):
a race run on foot
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she broke the record for the half-mile run
run (n):
an unbroken series of events
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had a streak of bad luck.
Nicklaus had a run of birdies
run (n):
the pouring forth of a fluid
Related Words: discharge
run (n):
a row of unravelled stitches
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she got a run in her stocking
Related Words: ladderravel
run (n):
a small stream
Related Words: streamlet
run (n):
the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
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a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint
run (n):
unrestricted freedom to use
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he has the run of the house
run (n):
the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation
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the assembly line was on a 12-hour run
run (v):
reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
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melt butter.
melt down gold.
The wax melted in the sun

Related Word: melt
run (v):
become undone
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the sweater unraveled
Related Words: unravel
run (v):
come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
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Her nylons were running
Related Words: ladder
run (v):
cause to perform
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run a subject.
run a process
run (v):
progress by being changed
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The speech has to go through several more drafts.
run through your presentation before the meeting
run (v):
change from one state to another
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run amok.
run rogue.
run riot
run (v):
compete in a race
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he is running the Marathon this year.
let's race and see who gets there first

Related Words: race
run (v):
run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
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Who's running for treasurer this year?
Related Words: campaign
run (v):
pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
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Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland.
The dogs are running deer.
The Duke hunted in these woods

Related Word: hunt
run (v):
pass over, across, or through
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He ran his eyes over her body.
She ran her fingers along the carved figurine.
He drew her hair through his fingers

Related Word: pass
run (v):
include as the content; broadcast or publicize
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We ran the ad three times.
This paper carries a restaurant review.
All major networks carried the press conference
run (v):
deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
Related Words: black market
run (v):
perform as expected when applied
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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

Related Words: functionoperate
run (v):
be operating, running or functioning
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The car is still running--turn it off!
run (v):
carry out
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run an errand
run (v):
cause to emit recorded audio or video
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They ran the tapes over and over again.
I'll play you my favorite record.
He never tires of playing that video
run (v):
travel a route regularly
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Ships ply the waters near the coast
Related Words: ply
run (v):
cover by running; run a certain distance
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She ran 10 miles that day
run (v):
move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
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Don't run--you'll be out of breath.
The children ran to the store
run (v):
travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
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Run to the store!
She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there
run (v):
run with the ball; in such sports as football
run (v):
keep company
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the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring
Related Word: consort
run (v):
sail before the wind
run (v):
be diffused
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These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run
run (v):
move along, of liquids
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Water flowed into the cave.
the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Related Words: courseflow
run (v):
flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
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If you see this man, run!
The burglars escaped before the police showed up

Related Words: lamaway
run (v):
cause an animal to move fast
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run the dogs
run (v):
move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way
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who are these people running around in the building?
She runs around telling everyone of her troubles.
let the dogs run free
run (v):
occur persistently
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Musical talent runs in the family
run (v):
set animals loose to graze
run (v):
direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
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She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
Related Words: operate
run (v):
make without a miss
run (v):
carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
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Run the dishwasher.
run a new program on the Mac.
the computer executed the instruction

Related Word: execute
run (v):
continue to exist
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These stories die hard.
The legend of Elvis endures

Related Words: die hardpersistprevail
run (v):
extend or continue for a certain period of time
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The film runs 5 hours
run (v):
stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
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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

Related Words: extend
run (v):
cause something to pass or lead somewhere
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Run the wire behind the cabinet
run (v):
have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
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She tends to be nervous before her lectures.
These dresses run small.
He inclined to corpulence

Related Words: inclinetend
run (v):
be affected by; be subjected to
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run a temperature.
run a risk
run (v):
have a particular form
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the story or argument runs as follows.
as the saying goes...
run (v):
change or be different within limits
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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

Related Word: range
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As you sow, so you shall reap

Ne ekersen onu biçersin.
This means that if you do bad things to people, bad things will happen to you, or good things if you do good things.


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