Examples of runner in a Sentence
The runner slid into third base.
sent a runner to tell them that all was ready for the feast
Recent Examples of runner from the Web
Both candidates will serve as ambassadors at community events since the runner-up will become deputy honorary mayor.
The Marlins were outscored 23-5 in the three games, went 1 for 22 with runners in scoring position, and had their playoff hopes dimmed by the clearly superior Nats.
The tide goes out as runners head across the hard sand in Ocean City’s end-of-season five-miler.
Ryan Nall, RB, 6-2, 234, Jr. – Big bruising runner, who totaled 951 rushing yards and 13 TDs last season, is the centerpiece of the offense and face of the program.
Crown Point: The Bulldogs, the defending Class 4A state runners-up, look to return to state and take care of business.
Kirvin Moesquit and Ben Breazeale hit back-to-back singles to begin the inning, putting runners at the corners.
Vuitton is the world’s most valuable luxury label, according to consultancy Interbrand, which pegs its brand value at $24 billion, almost twice that of runner-up Hermès International.
Artis-Payne is mostly a straight-ahead runner with a powerful build, and the Panthers have one of those already in Jonathan Stewart.
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First Known Use of runner
RUNNER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of runner for English Language Learners
: a person who runs as part of a sport, for exercise, or in a race
: an animal (such as a horse) that runs in a race
: a person who delivers messages, reports, materials, or products either within a business or organization or to outside locations
RUNNER Defined for Kids
Definition of runner for Students
- the runners on a sled
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