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Runing vs. Running — What's the Difference?

By Tayyaba Rehman — Updated on August 27, 2023
Runing is an incorrect spelling, while Running is the correct form, denoting the action of moving swiftly on foot.
Runing vs. Running

Difference Between Runing and Running

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Which is correct: Runing or Running

How to spell Running?

Runing

Incorrect Spelling

Running

Correct Spelling

Key Differences

Double the "n" after the short vowel "u" to get "running."
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"Run" + "ing" gives "running."
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Think of it like "beginning" which also doubles its 'n'.
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The word "running" sounds like it has two 'n' sounds in it.
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"Running" is just like "sitting" in terms of double consonants.
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Compare with Definitions

Runing

Runing is an incorrect spelling of Running.
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Running

Operating or functioning.
The machine is running smoothly.
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Running

Flowing or leaking.
There's a running faucet in the bathroom.
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Running

Running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot. Running is a type of gait characterized by an aerial phase in which all feet are above the ground (though there are exceptions).
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Running

The act or an instance of running.
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Running

The power or ability to run.
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Running

(Sports) The exercise or sport of someone who runs.
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Running

Ongoing over a period of time
A running conversation.
A running joke among us.
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Running

Set in continuous or unbroken lines
Running text.
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Running

Printed at the top or bottom of every page or every other page
A running title.
A running footer.
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Running

In a consecutive way
Four years running.
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Running

Present participle of run.
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Running

Moving or advancing at a run.
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Running

Of a horse, having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
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Running

Present, current.
Running month
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Running

Flowing; easy; cursive.
Running handwriting
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Running

Continuous; ongoing; keeping along step by step.
A running commentary, a running explanation
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Running

Having a continuous design or pattern.
Running bond; running ornament
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Running

Consecutive much more commonly expressed by an adverb; see below.
He won the title for three running years.
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Running

(botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
A running vine
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Running

(medicine) Discharging pus.
A running sore
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Running

Discharging snot or mucus.
A running nose
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Running

(informal) Consecutively; in a row.
Mom's strawberry jam won the blue ribbon at the Holland County Fair three years running.
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Running

The action of the verb to run.
His running of the business leaves something to be desired.
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Running

The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason.
Running is good exercise.
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Running

That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
The first running of a still
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Running

The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.
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Running

(colloquial) The act of running errands.
I'm gonna go out and do my running.
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Running

(colloquial) Approaching; about; roughly. en
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Running

Moving or advancing by running.
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Running

Successive; one following the other without break or intervention; - said of periods of time; as, to be away two days running; to sow land two years running.
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Running

Flowing; easy; cursive; as, a running hand.
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Running

Continuous; keeping along step by step; as, he stated the facts with a running explanation.
What are art and science if not a running commentary on Nature?
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Running

Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem; as, a running vine.
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Running

Discharging pus; as, a running sore.
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Running

The act of one who, or of that which runs; as, the running was slow.
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Running

That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation; as, the first running of a still.
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Running

The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.
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Running

(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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Running

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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Running

The state of being in operation;
The engine is running smoothly
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Running

The act of administering or being in charge of something;
He has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time
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Running

The act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
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Running

Moving quickly on foot;
Heard running footsteps behind him
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Running

(of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream;
A mountain stream with freely running water
Hovels without running water
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Running

Continually repeated over a period of time;
A running joke among us
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Running

Of advancing the ball by running;
The team's running plays worked better than its pass plays
A team with a good passing attack
A pass play
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Running

Executed or initiated by running;
Running plays worked better than pass plays
Took a running jump
A running start
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Running

Measured lengthwise;
Cost of lumber per running foot
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Running

(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing;
In running (or working) order
A functional set of brakes
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Running

The activity of moving swiftly on foot.
She enjoys running in the mornings.
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Running

Ongoing or continuous.
The play had a running time of two hours.
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Running

Being in charge or command.
He's running the operations now.
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Common Curiosities

What is the verb form of Running?

"Run."
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What is the root word of Running?

"Run."
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What is the pronunciation of Running?

"RUH-ning."
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Which vowel is used before Running?

"An" as in "an ongoing running debate."
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Is Running a noun or adjective?

It can be both, e.g., "He enjoys running" (noun) and "The running joke" (adjective).
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What is the singular form of Running?

Running doesn't have a singular as it's both a verb and noun.
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What is the plural form of Running?

N/A for its verb form. For events or types, it could be "runnings," but this is rare.
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Is Running a negative or positive word?

Neutral, but context can determine connotation.
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Why is it called Running?

It's derived from the verb "run," indicating the action of moving fast on foot.
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Is the word Running imperative?

No.
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Which preposition is used with Running?

Depends on context. Examples include "running to" and "running in a marathon."
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Is Running a collective noun?

No.
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Is the Running term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically, as in "running thoughts."
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How many syllables are in Running?

Two syllables.
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How do we divide Running into syllables?

Run-ning.
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Which conjunction is used with Running?

Any conjunction can be used based on sentence structure.
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Is Running an adverb?

No.
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Is Running an abstract noun?

No.
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What is another term for Running?

Jogging or sprinting, depending on context.
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Which determiner is used with Running?

Depends on context, e.g., "this," "that," "my."
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Which article is used with Running?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, e.g., "a running race," "the running water."
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Is Running a vowel or consonant?

"Running" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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What is a stressed syllable in Running?

The first syllable, "Run."
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What is the opposite of Running?

Walking or standing still.
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What is the first form of Running?

Run.
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What is the third form of Running?

Run.
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Is Running a countable noun?

Not in general, but in some contexts, e.g., "the runnings of a festival."
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Is the word Running a Gerund?

Yes, it can function as a gerund.
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What is the second form of Running?

Ran.
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Is the word “Running” a Direct object or an Indirect object?

It can be a direct object, e.g., "She loves running."
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What part of speech is Running?

It can be a verb, noun, or adjective.
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How is Running used in a sentence?

"He has been running every morning to stay fit."
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Tayyaba Rehman is a distinguished writer, currently serving as a primary contributor to askdifference.com. As a researcher in semantics and etymology, Tayyaba's passion for the complexity of languages and their distinctions has found a perfect home on the platform. Tayyaba delves into the intricacies of language, distinguishing between commonly confused words and phrases, thereby providing clarity for readers worldwide.

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