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Rum

Rum is a liquor made by fermenting then distilling sugarcane molasses or sugarcane juice. The distillate, a clear liquid, is usually aged in oak barrels.
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Run

To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
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Rum

An alcoholic liquor distilled from fermented molasses or sugarcane.
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Run

To retreat rapidly; flee
When they heard the police siren, they ran.
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Rum

Intoxicating beverages.
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Run

(Informal) To depart; leave
Sorry, I have to run.
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Rum

Odd; strange.
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Run

To migrate, especially to move in a shoal in order to spawn. Used of fish.
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Rum

Presenting danger or difficulty.
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To move without hindrance or restraint
We let the dog run in the field.
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Rum

(uncountable) A distilled spirit derived from fermented cane sugar and molasses.
The Royal Navy used to issue a rum ration to sailors.
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To move or go quickly or hurriedly
Run around doing errands.
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Rum

(countable) A serving of rum.
Jake tossed down three rums.
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Run

To go when in trouble or distress
He is always running to his lawyer.
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Rum

(countable) A kind or brand of rum.
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To make a short, quick trip or visit
Ran next door to borrow a cup of sugar.
Ran down to the store.
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Rum

A queer or odd person or thing.
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To take part in a race or contest by running
Ran in the marathon.
Athletes who run for the gold medal.
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Rum

A country parson.
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To compete in a race for elected office
Ran for mayor.
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Rum

Any odd person or thing.
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To finish a race or contest in a specified position
Ran second.
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Rum

(rare) The card game rummy.
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Run

To move freely, as on wheels
The car ran downhill. The drawer runs on small bearings.
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Rum

(obsolete) Fine, excellent, valuable.
Having a rum time
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To travel over a regular route
The ferry runs every hour.
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Rum

Strange, peculiar.
A rum idea; a rum fellow
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Run

(Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course
Run before a storm.
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Rum

A kind of intoxicating liquor distilled from cane juice, or from the scummings of the boiled juice, or from treacle or molasses, or from the lees of former distillations. Also, sometimes used colloquially as a generic or a collective name for intoxicating liquor.
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Run

To flow, especially in a steady stream
Fresh water runs from the spring. Turn on the faucet and let the water run.
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Rum

A queer or odd person or thing; a country parson.
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To melt and flow
The flame made the solder run.
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Rum

Old-fashioned; queer; odd; as, a rum idea; a rum fellow.
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To emit pus, mucus, or serous fluid
Pollen makes my nose run.
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Rum

Distilled from fermented molasses
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To be wet or covered with a liquid
The street ran with blood. The mourners' eyes ran with tears.
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Rum

A card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
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To spread or dissolve, as dyes in fabric.
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Rum

Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected;
A curious hybrid accent
Her speech has a funny twang
They have some funny ideas about war
Had an odd name
The peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
Something definitely queer about this town
What a rum fellow
Singular behavior
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Run

To have dye spread or dissolve
Colorfast garments are not supposed to run.
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Run

To extend, stretch, or reach in a certain direction or to a particular point
This road runs to the next town.
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To extend, spread, or climb as a result of growing
Ivy ran up the wall.
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To become known or prevalent rapidly in or over an area
Disease that ran rampant.
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To unravel along a line
Her stocking ran.
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To be valid or in effect, as in a given area
The speed limit runs only to the town line.
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To be present as a valid accompaniment
Fishing rights run with ownership of the land.
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To accumulate or accrue
The interest runs from the first of the month.
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To be in operation; function or work
The engine is running.
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To pass; elapse
Days ran into weeks.
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To tend to persist or recur
Stinginess seems to run in that family.
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To pass into or become subject to a specified condition
We ran into debt.
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To take a particular form, order, or expression
My reasoning runs thus. The report runs as follows.
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To tend or incline
Their taste in art runs to the bizarre.
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To occupy or exist in a certain range
The sizes run from small to large.
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To be presented or performed
The lecture is running late. The play ran for six months.
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To be published or broadcast, especially as news
The story ran in the sports section on Sunday.
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To travel over on foot at a pace faster than a walk
Ran the entire distance.
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To cause (an animal) to move quickly or rapidly
Ran the horse around the track.
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To allow to move without restraint
We like to run the dogs along the beach.
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To hunt or pursue; chase
Dogs running deer.
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To cause to move quickly
She ran her fingers along the keyboard.
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(Nautical) To cause to move on a course
We ran our boat into a cove.
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To cause to be in a given condition
The toddlers ran me ragged.
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To cause to compete in a race
He ran two horses in the Kentucky Derby.
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To present or nominate for elective office
The party ran her for senator.
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To convey or transport
Run me into town. Run the garbage over to the dump.
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(Football) To attempt to advance (the ball) by carrying it.
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To smuggle
Run guns.
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To pass over or through
Run the rapids.
Run a roadblock.
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To cause to flow
Run water into a tub.
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To be flowing with
The fountains ran champagne.
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To melt, fuse, or smelt (metal).
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To mold or cast (molten metal)
Run gold into ingots.
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To cause to extend or pass
Run a rope between the poles.
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To mark or trace on a surface
Run a pencil line between two points.
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To sew with a continuous line of stitches
Run a seam.
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To cause to unravel along a line
She ran her stocking on a splinter.
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To submit for consideration or review
I'll run the idea by you before I write the proposal.
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To continue to present or perform
Ran the film for a month.
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To publish in a periodical
Run an advertisement.
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To cause to crash or collide
Ran the car into a fence.
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To cause to penetrate
I ran a pin into my thumb.
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To subject oneself or be subjected to
Run a risk.
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To have as an ongoing financial obligation
Run a deficit.
Run a tab.
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To be as a cost for; cost
Those hotel rooms can run you hundreds of dollars a night.
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To score (balls or points) consecutively in billiards
Run 15 balls.
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To clear (the table) in pool by consecutive scores.
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To cause to function; operate
Run a machine.
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To control, manage, or direct
Ran the campaign by himself.
A bureau that runs espionage operations.
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To do or carry out
Run errands.
Run an experiment.
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(Computers) To process or execute (a program or instruction).
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To compare (data) with data in a database or other storage medium
The police ran the license plate number to see if the car was registered.
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An act or period of running
How was your run this morning?.
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A pace faster than a walk
Set off at a brisk run.
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A distance covered by running or traveling
A 10-mile run.
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The time taken to cover such a distance
By taxi, it is a two minutes' run from the station.
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A quick trip or visit
A run into town.
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A scheduled or regular route
A delivery run.
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A straight course or short distance followed by an aircraft before dropping a bomb on a target.
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A stretch or period of riding, as in a race or to the hounds.
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(Sports) The distance a golf ball rolls after hitting the ground.
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Unrestricted freedom or use of an area
We had the run of the library.
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(Sports) A running race
The winner of the mile run.
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A campaign for public office
She managed his successful senatorial run.
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(Baseball) A point scored by advancing around the bases and reaching home plate safely.
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(Football) A player's act of carrying the ball, usually for a specified distance
A 30-yard run.
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The migration of fish, especially in order to spawn.
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A group or school of fish ascending a river in order to spawn.
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A track or slope along or down which something can travel
A logging run.
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A pipe or channel through which something flows.
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(Sports) A particular type of passage down a hill or across country experienced by an athlete, such as a skier or bobsledder
Had two very good runs before the end of the day.
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A trail or way made or frequented by animals.
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An outdoor enclosure for domestic animals or poultry
A dog run.
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Australian & New Zealand A tract of open land used for raising livestock; a ranch.
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A continuous length or extent of something
A five-foot run of tubing.
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The direction, configuration, or lie of something
The run of the grain in leather.
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(Nautical) The immersed part of a ship's hull abaft of the middle body.
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A length of torn or unraveled stitches in a knitted fabric.
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(Geology) A vein or seam, as of ore or rock.
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A continuous period of operation, especially of a machine or factory
Gave the new furnace a run.
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The production achieved during such a period
A press run of 15,000 copies.
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(Computers) An execution of a specific program or instruction.
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A movement or flow
A run of sap.
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The duration or amount of such a flow.
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A drip of paint or a mark left by such a drip.
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Eastern Lower Northern US See creek.
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A fall or slide, as of sand or mud.
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An unbroken series or sequence
A run of dry summers.
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(Games) A continuous sequence of playing cards in one suit.
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An unbroken sequence or period of performances or presentations, as in the theater.
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A successful sequence of actions, such as well-played shots or victories in a sport.
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(Music) A rapid sequence of notes.
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A series of unexpected and urgent demands, as by depositors or customers
A run on a bank.
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A sustained state or condition
A run of good luck.
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A trend or tendency
The run of events.
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The average type, group, or category
The broad run of voters want the candidate to win.
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Run

Runs(Informal)Diarrhea. Often used with the.
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Run

Being in a melted or molten state
Run butter.
Run gold.
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Run

Completely exhausted from running.
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Run

To move swiftly.
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Run

(intransitive) To move forward quickly upon two feet by alternately making a short jump off either foot. Compare walk.
Run, Sarah, run!
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Run

(intransitive) To go at a fast pace; to move quickly.
The horse ran the length of the track.
I have been running all over the building looking for him.
Sorry, I've got to run; my house is on fire.
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(transitive) To cause to move quickly or lightly.
Every day I run my dog across the field and back.
I'll just run the vacuum cleaner over the carpet.
Run your fingers through my hair.
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To compete in a race.
The horse will run the Preakness next year.
I'm not ready to run a marathon.
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Run

(transitive) To transport someone or something, notionally at a brisk pace.
Could you run me over to the store?
Please run this report upstairs to director's office.
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Run

Of a means of transportation: to travel (a route).
The bus (train, plane, ferry boat, etc) runs between Newport and Riverside
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(transitive) To transit a length of a river, as in whitewater rafting.
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(intransitive) Of fish, to migrate for spawning.
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To carry (a football) down the field, as opposed to passing or kicking.
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(transitive) To achieve or perform by running or as if by running.
The horse ran a great race.
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(intransitive) To flee from a danger or towards help.
Whenever things get tough, she cuts and runs.
When he's broke, he runs to me for money.
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To pass (without stopping), typically a stop signal, stop sign, or duty to yield the right of way.
If you have a collision with a vehicle oncoming from the right, after having run priority to the right, you are at fault.
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To juggle a pattern continuously, as opposed to starting and stopping quickly.
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(fluids) To flow.
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(intransitive) Of a liquid, to flow.
The river runs through the forest.
There's blood running down your leg.
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To move or spread quickly.
There's a strange story running around the neighborhood.
The flu is running through my daughter's kindergarten.
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(intransitive) Of an object, to have a liquid flowing from it.
Your nose is running.
Why is the hose still running?
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(transitive) To make a liquid flow; to make liquid flow from or into an object.
You'll have to run the water a while before it gets hot.
Could you run a bath for me, please?
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(intransitive) To become liquid; to melt.
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(intransitive) To leak or spread in an undesirable fashion; to bleed (especially used of dye or paint).
During washing, the red from the rug ran onto the white sheet, staining it pink.
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To fuse; to shape; to mould; to cast.
To run bullets
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To sail before the wind, in distinction from reaching or sailing close-hauled.
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(transitive) To control or manage, be in charge of.
My uncle ran a corner store for forty years.
She runs the fundraising.
My parents think they run my life.
He is running the candidate's expensive campaign.
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(intransitive) To be a candidate in an election.
I have decided to run for governor of California.
We're trying to find somebody to run against him next year.
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To make participate in certain kinds of competitions
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(transitive) To make run in a race.
He ran his best horse in the Derby.
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(transitive) To make run in an election.
The Green Party is running twenty candidates in this election.
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To exert continuous activity; to proceed.
To run through life; to run in a circle
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(intransitive) To be presented in the media.
The story will run on the 6-o'clock news.
The latest Robin Williams movie is running at the Silver City theatre.
Her picture ran on the front page of the newspaper.
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(transitive) To print or broadcast in the media.
Run a story; run an ad
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(transitive) To smuggle (illegal goods).
To run guns; to run rum
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To sort through a large volume of produce in quality control.
Looks like we're gonna have to run the tomatoes again.
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To extend or persist, statically or dynamically, through space or time.
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(intransitive) To extend in space or through a range (often with a measure phrase).
The border runs for 3000 miles.
The leash runs along a wire.
The grain of the wood runs to the right on this table.
It ran in quality from excellent to substandard.
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(intransitive) To extend in time, to last, to continue (usually with a measure phrase).
The sale will run for ten days.
The contract runs through 2008.
The meeting ran late.
The book runs 655 pages.
The speech runs as follows: …
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(transitive) To make something extend in space.
I need to run this wire along the wall.
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(intransitive) Of a machine, including computer programs, to be operating or working normally.
My car stopped running.
That computer runs twenty-four hours a day.
Buses don't run here on Sunday.
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(transitive) To make a machine operate.
It's full. You can run the dishwasher now.
Don't run the engine so fast.
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(transitive) To execute or carry out a plan, procedure, or program.
They ran twenty blood tests on me and they still don't know what's wrong.
Our coach had us running plays for the whole practice.
I will run the sample.
Don't run that software unless you have permission.
My computer is too old to run the new OS.
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To pass or go quickly in thought or conversation.
To run from one subject to another
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(copulative) To become different in a way mentioned (usually to become worse).
Our supplies are running low.
They frequently overspent and soon ran into debt.
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(transitive) To cost a large amount of money.
Buying a new laptop will run you a thousand dollars.
Laptops run about a thousand dollars apiece.
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(intransitive) Of stitches or stitched clothing, to unravel.
My stocking is running.
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To pursue in thought; to carry in contemplation.
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To cause to enter; to thrust.
To run a sword into or through the body; to run a nail into one's foot
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To drive or force; to cause, or permit, to be driven.
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To cause to be drawn; to mark out; to indicate; to determine.
To run a line
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To encounter or incur (a danger or risk).
To run the risk of losing one's life
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To put at hazard; to venture; to risk.
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To tease with sarcasms and ridicule.
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To sew (a seam) by passing the needle through material in a continuous line, generally taking a series of stitches on the needle at the same time.
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To control or have precedence in a card game.
Every three or four hands he would run the table.
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To be in form thus, as a combination of words.
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(archaic) To be popularly known; to be generally received.
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To have growth or development.
Boys and girls run up rapidly.
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To tend, as to an effect or consequence; to incline.
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To have a legal course; to be attached; to continue in force, effect, or operation; to follow; to go in company.
Certain covenants run with the land.
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To encounter or suffer (a particular, usually bad, fate or misfortune).
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(golf) To strike (the ball) in such a way as to cause it to run along the ground, as when approaching a hole.
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To speedrun.
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Past participle of rin
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Act or instance of running, of moving rapidly using the feet.
I just got back from my morning run.
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Act or instance of hurrying (to or from a place) not necessarily on foot; dash or errand, trip.
I need to make a run to the store.
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A pleasure trip.
Let's go for a run in the car.
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Flight, instance or period of fleeing.
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Migration of fish.
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A group of fish that migrate, or ascend a river for the purpose of spawning.
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A literal or figurative path or course for movement relating to:
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A (regular) trip or route.
The bus on the Cherry Street run is always crowded.
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The route taken while running or skiing.
Which run did you do today?
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A single trip down a hill, as in skiing and bobsledding.
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The distance sailed by a ship.
A good run; a run of fifty miles
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A voyage.
A run to China
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A trial.
The data got lost, so I'll have to perform another run of the experiment.
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The execution of a program or model
This morning's run of the SHIPS statistical model gave Hurricane Priscilla a 74% chance of gaining at least 30 knots of intensity in 24 hours, reconfirmed by the HMON and GFS dynamical models.
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(video games) A playthrough, or attempted playthrough; a session of play.
This was my first successful run without losing any health.
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Unrestricted use. have the run of.
He can have the run of the house.
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An enclosure for an animal; a track or path along which something can travel.
He set up a rabbit run.
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Rural landholding for farming, usually for running sheep, and operated by a runholder.
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State of being current; currency; popularity.
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Continuous or sequential
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A continuous period (of time) marked by a trend; a period marked by a continuing trend.
I’m having a run of bad luck.
He went to Las Vegas and spent all his money over a three-day run.
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A series of tries in a game that were successful.
If our team can keep up their strong defense, expect them to make a run in this tournament.
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A production quantity (such as in a factory).
Yesterday we did a run of 12,000 units.
The book’s initial press run will be 5,000 copies.
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The period of showing of a play, film, TV series, etc.
The run of the show lasted two weeks, and we sold out every night.
It is the last week of our French cinema run.
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(slang) A period of extended (usually daily) drug use.
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(card games) A sequence of cards in a suit in a card game.
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(music) A rapid passage in music, especially along a scale.
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A flow of liquid; a leak.
The constant run of water from the faucet annoys me.
A run of must in wine-making
The first run of sap in a maple orchard
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A small creek or part thereof. Compare Southern US branch and New York and New England brook.
The military campaign near that creek was known as "The battle of Bull Run".
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A quick pace, faster than a walk.
He broke into a run.
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(of horses) A fast gallop.
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(banking) A sudden series of demands on a bank or other financial institution, especially characterised by great withdrawals.
Financial insecurity led to a run on the banks, as customers feared for the security of their savings.
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Any sudden large demand for something.
There was a run on Christmas presents.
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Various horizontal dimensions or surfaces
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The top of a step on a staircase, also called a tread, as opposed to the rise.
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The horizontal length of a set of stairs
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(construction) Horizontal dimension of a slope.
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A standard or unexceptional group or category.
He stood out from the usual run of applicants.
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In sports
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(baseball) A score when a runner touches all bases legally; the act of a runner scoring.
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(cricket) The act of passing from one wicket to another; the point scored for this.
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(American football) A running play.
[...] one of the greatest runs of all time.
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(golf) The movement communicated to a golf ball by running it.
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(golf) The distance a ball travels after touching the ground from a stroke.
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The distance drilled with a bit, in oil drilling.
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A line of knit stitches that have unravelled, particularly in a nylon stocking.
I have a run in my stocking.
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(nautical) The stern of the underwater body of a ship from where it begins to curve upward and inward.
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(mining) The horizontal distance to which a drift may be carried, either by licence of the proprietor of a mine or by the nature of the formation; also, the direction which a vein of ore or other substance takes.
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A pair or set of millstones.
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(speedrunning) Shortening of speedrun.
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In a liquid state; melted or molten.
Put some run butter on the vegetables.
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Cast in a mould.
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Exhausted; depleted especially with "down" or "out".
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Travelled, migrated; having made a migration or a spawning run.
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Smuggled.
Run brandy
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To move, proceed, advance, pass, go, come, etc., swiftly, smoothly, or with quick action; - said of things animate or inanimate. Hence, to flow, glide, or roll onward, as a stream, a snake, a wagon, etc.; to move by quicker action than in walking, as a person, a horse, a dog.
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To go swiftly; to pass at a swift pace; to hasten.
"Ha, ha, the fox!" and after him they ran.
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To flee, as from fear or danger.
As from a bear a man would run for life.
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To flow, as a liquid; to ascend or descend; to course; as, rivers run to the sea; sap runs up in the spring; her blood ran cold.
The fire ran along upon the ground.
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To steal off; to depart secretly.
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To become fluid; to melt; to fuse.
As wax dissolves, as ice begins to run.
Sussex iron ores run freely in the fire.
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Specifically, of a horse: To move rapidly in a gait in which each leg acts in turn as a propeller and a supporter, and in which for an instant all the limbs are gathered in the air under the body.
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To contend in a race; hence, to enter into a contest; to become a candidate; as, to run for Congress.
Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.
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To turn, as a wheel; to revolve on an axis or pivot; as, a wheel runs swiftly round.
She saw with joy the line immortal run,Each sire impressed, and glaring in his son.
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To move rapidly by springing steps so that there is an instant in each step when neither foot touches the ground; - so distinguished from walking in athletic competition.
And had her stock been less, no doubtShe must have long ago run out.
But these, having been untrimmed for many years, had run up into great bushes, or rather dwarf trees.
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To pass from one state or condition to another; to come into a certain condition; - often with in or into; as, to run into evil practices; to run in debt.
Have I not cause to rave and beat my breast, to rend my heart with grief and run distracted?
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To go back and forth from place to place; to ply; as, the stage runs between the hotel and the station.
As fast as our time runs, we should be very glad in most part of our lives that it ran much faster.
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To exert continuous activity; to proceed; as, to run through life; to run in a circle.
Virgil, in his first Georgic, has run into a set of precepts foreign to his subject.
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To continue in operation; to be kept in action or motion; as, this engine runs night and day; the mill runs six days in the week.
When we desire anything, our minds run wholly on the good circumstances of it; when it is obtained, our minds run wholly on the bad ones.
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To discuss; to continue to think or speak about something; - with on.
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To have a course or direction; as, a line runs east and west.
Where the generally allowed practice runs counter to it.
Little is the wisdom, where the flightSo runs against all reason.
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To be in form thus, as a combination of words.
The king's ordinary style runneth, "Our sovereign lord the king."
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To be popularly known; to be generally received.
Men gave them their own names, by which they run a great while in Rome.
Neither was he ignorant what report ran of himself.
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To have growth or development; as, boys and girls run up rapidly.
If the richness of the ground cause turnips to run to leaves.
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To tend, as to an effect or consequence; to incline.
A man's nature runs either to herbs or weeds.
Temperate climates run into moderate governments.
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To spread and blend together; to unite; as, colors run in washing.
In the middle of a rainbow the colors are . . . distinguished, but near the borders they run into one another.
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To have a legal course; to be attached; to continue in force, effect, or operation; to follow; to go in company; as, certain covenants run with the land.
Customs run only upon our goods imported or exported, and that but once for all; whereas interest runs as well upon our ships as goods, and must be yearly paid.
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To continue without falling due; to hold good; as, a note has thirty days to run.
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To pursue in thought; to carry in contemplation.
To run the world back to its first original.
I would gladly understand the formation of a soul, and run it up to its "punctum saliens."
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To cause to enter; to thrust; as, to run a sword into or through the body; to run a nail into the foot.
You run your head into the lion's mouth.
Having run his fingers through his hair.
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To drive or force; to cause, or permit, to be driven.
They ran the ship aground.
A talkative person runs himself upon great inconveniences by blabbing out his own or other's secrets.
Others, accustomed to retired speculations, run natural philosophy into metaphysical notions.
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To fuse; to shape; to mold; to cast; as, to run bullets, and the like.
The purest gold must be run and washed.
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To cause to be drawn; to mark out; to indicate; to determine; as, to run a line.
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To cause to pass, or evade, offical restrictions; to smuggle; - said of contraband or dutiable goods.
Heavy impositions . . . are a strong temptation of running goods.
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To go through or accomplish by running; as, to run a race; to run a certain career.
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To cause to stand as a candidate for office; to support for office; as, to run some one for Congress.
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To encounter or incur, as a danger or risk; as, to run the risk of losing one's life. See To run the chances, below.
If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.
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To put at hazard; to venture; to risk.
He would himself be in the Highlands to receive them, and run his fortune with them.
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To discharge; to emit; to give forth copiously; to be bathed with; as, the pipe or faucet runs hot water.
At the base of Pompey's statua,Which all the while ran blood, great Cæsar fell.
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To be charged with, or to contain much of, while flowing; as, the rivers ran blood.
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To conduct; to manage; to carry on; as, to run a factory or a hotel.
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To tease with sarcasms and ridicule.
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To sew, as a seam, by passing the needle through material in a continuous line, generally taking a series of stitches on the needle at the same time.
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To migrate or move in schools; - said of fish; esp., to ascend a river in order to spawn.
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To strike (the ball) in such a way as to cause it to run along the ground, as when approaching a hole.
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The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run.
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A small stream; a brook; a creek.
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That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain time; as, a run of must in wine making; the first run of sap in a maple orchard.
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A course; a series; that which continues in a certain course or series; as, a run of good or bad luck.
They who made their arrangements in the first run of misadventure . . . put a seal on their calamities.
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State of being current; currency; popularity.
It is impossible for detached papers to have a general run, or long continuance, if not diversified with humor.
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Continued repetition on the stage; - said of a play; as, to have a run of a hundred successive nights.
A canting, mawkish play . . . had an immense run.
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A continuing urgent demand; especially, a pressure on a bank or treasury for payment of its notes.
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A range or extent of ground for feeding stock; as, a sheep run.
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The aftermost part of a vessel's hull where it narrows toward the stern, under the quarter.
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A pleasure excursion; a trip.
I think of giving her a run in London.
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The horizontal distance to which a drift may be carried, either by license of the proprietor of a mine or by the nature of the formation; also, the direction which a vein of ore or other substance takes.
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A roulade, or series of running tones.
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The greatest degree of swiftness in marching. It is executed upon the same principles as the double-quick, but with greater speed.
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The act of migrating, or ascending a river to spawn; - said of fish; also, an assemblage or school of fishes which migrate, or ascend a river for the purpose of spawning.
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In baseball, a complete circuit of the bases made by a player, which enables him to score one point; also, the point thus scored; in cricket, a passing from one wicket to the other, by which one point is scored; as, a player made three runs; the side went out with two hundred runs; the Yankees scored three runs in the seventh inning.
The "runs" are made from wicket to wicket, the batsmen interchanging ends at each run.
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A pair or set of millstones.
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A number of cards of the same suit in sequence; as, a run of four in hearts.
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The movement communicated to a golf ball by running.
[Man] starts the inferior of the brute animals, but he surpasses them in the long run.
I saw nothing else that is superior to the common run of parks.
Burns never dreamed of looking down on others as beneath him, merely because he was conscious of his own vast superiority to the common run of men.
His whole appearance was something out of the common run.
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Melted, or made from molten material; cast in a mold; as, run butter; run iron or lead.
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Smuggled; as, run goods.
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A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely;
The Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
Their first tally came in the 3rd inning
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The act of testing something;
In the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
He called each flip of the coin a new trial
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A race run on foot;
She broke the record for the half-mile run
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An unbroken series of events;
Had a streak of bad luck
Nicklaus had a run of birdies
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(American football) a play in which a player runs with the ball;
The defensive line braced to stop the run
The coach put great emphasis on running
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A regular trip;
The ship made its run in record time
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The act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace;
He broke into a run
His daily run keeps him fit
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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
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Unrestricted freedom to use;
He has the run of the house
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The production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.);
A daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint
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A small stream
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A race between candidates for elective office;
I managed his campaign for governor
He is raising money for a Senate run
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A row of unravelled stitches;
She got a run in her stocking
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The pouring forth of a fluid
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An unbroken chronological sequence;
The play had a long run on Broadway
The team enjoyed a brief run of victories
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A short trip;
Take a run into town
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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
The children ran to the store
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Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run;
If you see this man, run!
The burglars escaped before the police showed up
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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
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
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Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.;
She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
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Have a particular form;
The story or argument runs as follows
As the saying goes...
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Move along, of liquids;
Water flowed into the cave
The Missouri feeds into the Mississippi
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Perform as expected when applied;
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
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Change or be different within limits;
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
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Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position;
Who's running for treasurer this year?
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Cause to emit recorded sounds;
They ran the tapes over and over again
Can you play my favorite record?
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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
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Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined;
She tends to be nervous before her lectures
These dresses run small
He inclined to corpulence
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Carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine;
Run the dishwasher
Run a new program on the Mac
The computer executed the instruction
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Be operating, running or functioning;
The car is still running--turn it off!
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Change from one state to another;
Run amok
Run rogue
Run riot
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Cause to perform;
Run a subject
Run a process
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Be affected by; be subjected to;
Run a temperature
Run a risk
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Continue to exist;
These stories die hard
The legend of Elvis endures
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Occur persistently;
Musical talent runs in the family
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Include as the content; broadcast or publicize;
We ran the ad three times
This paper carries a restaurant review
All major networks carried the press conference
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Carry out;
Run an errand
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Guide or pass over something;
He ran his eyes over her body
She ran her fingers along the carved figurine
He drew her hair through his fingers
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Cause something to pass or lead somewhere;
Run the wire behind the cabinet
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Make without a miss
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Deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
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Cause an animal to move fast;
Run the dogs
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Be diffused;
These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run
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Sail before the wind
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Cover by running; run a certain distance;
She ran 10 miles that day
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Extend or continue for a certain period of time;
The film runs 5 hours
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Set animals loose to graze
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Keep company;
The heifers run with the bulls ot produce offspring
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Run with the ball; in such sports as football
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Travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means;
Run to the store!
She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there
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Travel a route regularly;
Ships ply the waters near the coast
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Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals);
Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland
The dogs are running deer
The Duke hunted in these woods
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Compete in a race;
He is running the Marathon this year
Let's race and see who gets there first
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Progress by being changed;
The speech has to go through several more drafts
Run through your presentation before the meeting
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Reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating;
Melt butter
Melt down gold
The wax melted in the sun
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Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging;
Her nylons were running
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Become undone;
The sweater unraveled
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