run on

verb

Definition of run on

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to talk or narrate at length

  3. 2 :  to keep going :  continue

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to continue (matter in type) without a break or a new paragraph :  run in

  6. 2 :  to place or add (something, such as an entry in a dictionary) at the end of a paragraphed item

Examples of run on in a sentence

  1. we were just running on about how neither of us has aged a bit after all these years

  2. allow the savings account to run on for now

15th Century

First Known Use of run on

15th century



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