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running

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of running

  1. 1 being in effective operation <the car has been running for almost an entire day> Synonyms alive, functional, functioning, going, live, living, on, operating, operational, operative, active, workingRelated Words effective, effectual; employable, operable, usable (also useable), viable, workable; performing, producing, productive, serving, useful, yielding; astir, bustling, busy, dynamic, flourishing, humming, roaring, thrivingNear Antonyms deactivated, decommissioned; ineffective, ineffectual, useless; inoperable, unusable, unworkable; arrested, asleep, dormant, fallow, idle, inert, latent, lifeless, nonproductive, quiescent, sleepy, stagnating, unproductive, vegetatingAntonyms broken, dead, inactive, inoperative, kaput (also kaputt), nonactivated, nonfunctional, nonfunctioning, nonoperating, nonoperational, nonoperative

  2. 2 going on and on without any interruptions <a running struggle just to make ends meet> Synonyms ceaseless, continual, continued, continuing, incessant, nonstop, perpetual, continuous, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremittingRelated Words dateless, deathless, endless, eternal, everlasting, immortal, interminable, permanent, undying, unending; changeless, constant, stable, steady, unchanging, unvarying; durable, enduring, lasting, persistent; imperishable, indestructibleNear Antonyms intermittent, periodic, periodical, recurrent, recurring; alternate, alternating, cyclic (or cyclical), rhythmic (or rhythmical), seasonal, serial; erratic, fitful, irregular, occasional, spasmodic, sporadic, spotty, unsteadyAntonyms discontinuous, noncontinuous




running

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of running

  1. in succession without others coming in between <he won the championship five times running> Synonyms back-to-back, hand running [dialect], consecutively, sequentially, seriatim, successionally, successively, togetherRelated Words serially; constantly, continually, continuingly, continuously, night and day, repeatedly, unceasingly, uninterruptedly; subsequentlyNear Antonyms discontinuously, intermittently, interruptedly




running

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of running





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