run behind schedule

Definition of run behind schedule

  1. 1 :  to arrive and/or leave later than the time that is expected The trains are running behind schedule.

  2. 2 :  to do something or happen later than planned or expected or to take longer than planned or expected The doctor's appointments are running behind schedule today. The doctor is running behind schedule today. The project is running behind schedule.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to go faster than a walk

    :  to go steadily by springing steps so that both feet leave the ground for an instant in each step

    :  to move at a fast gallop

  1. :  an act or the action of running :  continued rapid movement

    :  a quickened gallop

    :  a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn

  1. :  being in a melted state

    :  made from molten material :  cast in a mold

    :  having made a migration or spawning run

behindplay
  1. :  in the place or situation that is being or has been departed from

    :  in, to, or toward the back

    :  later in time

  1. :  in or to a place or situation in back of or to the rear of

    : used as a function word to indicate something that screens an observer

    :  following in order

  1. :  buttocks

scheduleplay
  1. :  a written document

    :  a statement of supplementary details appended to a legal or legislative document

    :  a written or printed list, catalog, or inventory

  1. :  to appoint, assign, or designate for a fixed time

    :  to place in a schedule

    :  to make a schedule of


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