run low

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of run low

1 : to have a small supply of something because the rest of it has already been used up
  • We are running low on fuel.
2 : to be available in less than the needed amount
  • Supplies were running low.

Word by Word Definitions

run play
  1. : to go faster than a walk

  2. : to move at a fast gallop

  3. : flee, retreat, escape

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

  2. : a quickened gallop

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

  1. : being in a melted state

  2. : made from molten material : cast in a mold

  3. : having made a migration or spawning run

low play
  1. : moo

  1. : the deep sustained sound characteristic especially of a cow

  1. : having a small upward extension or elevation

  2. : situated or passing little above a reference line, point, or plane

  3. : having a low-cut neckline

  1. : something that is low: such as

  2. : depth

  3. : a region of low barometric pressure

  1. : flame, blaze

  1. : flame, blaze


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