English dictionary definition of:



  • a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
  • the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
  • a regular trip
  • a short trip
  • (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
  • the act of testing something
  • an unbroken chronological sequence
  • the pouring forth of a fluid
  • a row of unravelled stitches
  • a race run on foot
  • a race between candidates for elective office
  • an unbroken series of events
  • a small stream
  • the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
  • unrestricted freedom to use
  • the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation


  • become undone
  • come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
  • reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
  • cause to perform
  • progress by being changed
  • change from one state to another
  • compete in a race
  • run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
  • pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
  • pass over, across, or through
  • perform as expected when applied
  • be operating, running or functioning
  • carry out
  • cause to emit recorded audio or video
  • include as the content; broadcast or publicize
  • travel a route regularly
  • cover by running; run a certain distance
  • move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
  • travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
  • run with the ball; in such sports as football
  • keep company
  • sail before the wind
  • be diffused
  • move along, of liquids
  • flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
  • cause an animal to move fast
  • move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way
  • deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
  • set animals loose to graze
  • direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
  • make without a miss
  • carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
  • occur persistently
  • continue to exist
  • extend or continue for a certain period of time
  • stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  • cause something to pass or lead somewhere
  • have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
  • be affected by; be subjected to
  • have a particular form
  • change or be different within limits


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View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 3: Section 1 and learn about the word run in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Words with u.

Scrabble score for run

Scrabble score = 3

generated at 15:18:28 on 18-01-20

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