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Main Entry: 1run
Inflected Form(s): ran /ran/; run; runĚning 1 a: to go at a pace faster than a walk b: to take to flight : FLEE <made the enemy run> 2: to move or allow to move freely about <chickens running loose> <running around without a coat> 3 a: to go or cause to go rapidly or hurriedly <run and get the doctor> b: to go in pursuit of : CHASE <had run the woodchuck into its hole> 4: to do something by or as if by running <run errands> 5 a: to take part in a race b: to be or cause to be a candidate in an election <ran for mayor> 6 a: to move on or as if on wheels b: to ravel lengthwise <stockings guaranteed not to run> 7 a: to go back and forth <the bus runs every hour> b: to migrate or move in schools; especially: to go up a river to spawn <shad are running in the river> 8 a: OPERATE 1 <I can run that machine> <left the engine running> b: to cause to be treated or operated on : PROCESS <ran my program on the computer> 9: to continue in force or operation <the contract has two years to run> <the play ran for six months> 10: to pass into a specified condition <run into debt> 11 a: to move as a liquid : FLOWb: to dissolve and spread out <colors guaranteed not to run> c: to give off liquid <my nose is running> 12: to tend to develop a specified quality or feature <one of those people who run to fat> 13 a: EXTEND 4 <the boundary line runs east> b: to be in a certain form or order 14 a: to occur again and again <a song running through my head> <a condition that runs in their family> b: to exist or occur in a continuous range of variation 15: to be in circulation <there's a story running that the prime minister will resign> 16: 2TRACE 2a <ran the rumor to its source> 17: to slip through or past <run a blockade> 18: to pass over, across, or through 19 a: to cause or allow to go <ran the rascals out of town> <ran the car off the road> b: to be in charge of : MANAGE <run a factory> 20: to make oneself liable to : INCUR <ran the risk of discovery> - run across: to meet or find by chance - run a feveror run a temperature: to have a fever - run into: to meet by chance - run riot 1: to behave wildly 2: to occur in great quantity - run shortor run low: to be running out <supplies were running short> <run low on fuel>