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run

noun: 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"

noun: 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"

noun: a race run on foot; "she broke the record for the half-mile run"

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

noun: (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"

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

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

noun: 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"

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

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

noun: a small stream

noun: a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"

noun: a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"

noun: the pouring forth of a fluid

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

noun: a short trip; "take a run into town"

verb: 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"

verb: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

verb: 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"

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

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

verb: move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

verb: 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"

verb: 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"

verb: run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"

verb: cause to emit recorded audio or video; "They ran the tapes over and over again"; "I'll play you my favorite record"; "He never tires of playing that video"

verb: 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"

verb: 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"

verb: be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!"

verb: change from one state to another; "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot"

verb: cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"

verb: be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk"

verb: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"

verb: occur persistently; "Musical talent runs in the family"

verb: 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"

verb: 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"

verb: carry out; "run an errand"

verb: pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"

verb: cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet"

verb: make without a miss

verb: deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

verb: cause an animal to move fast; "run the dogs"

verb: be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"

verb: sail before the wind

verb: cover by running; run a certain distance; "She ran 10 miles that day"

verb: extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours"

verb: set animals loose to graze

verb: keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring"

verb: run with the ball; in such sports as football

verb: travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"

verb: travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast"

verb: 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"

verb: compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"

verb: progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"

verb: 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"

verb: come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"

verb: become undone; "the sweater unraveled"


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run

Length: 3 letters

Scrabble value: 3

Words with Friends value: 5

Literati value: 3

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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