Definition of RUN

noun : RUN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a regular trip; "the ship made its run in record time" ;

  • 7. (

    ) the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit" ;

  • 8. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 9. (

    ) unrestricted freedom to use; "he has the run of the house" ;

  • 10. (

    ) the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); "a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint" ;

  • 15. (

    ) an unbroken chronological sequence; "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories" ;

  • 16. (

    ) a short trip; "take a run into town" ;

verb : RUN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan" ;

  • 5. (

    ) have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..." ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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" ;