run the gamut

Definition of run the gamut

  1. :  to encompass an entire range of something Her emotions ran the gamut from joy to despair.

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

gamutplay
  1. :  the whole series of recognized musical notes

    :  an entire range or series


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