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
England led Warren East to the runner-up trophy with 134 points.
Curlin, a former B.C. Classic winner, sired the winner and the runner-up.
The son of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin (who also sired the runner-up), was in a good spot behind the pacesetters (U S Navy Flag and Solomini), and had little trouble sprinting clear for a 4¼-length victory, with Bolt d’Oro another length back.
The Rangers finished as runner-up in their inaugural season last year.
McCarron also was the runner-up in the balloting for the Heisman Trophy in 2013.
Six years later, two of Mr Hinton’s students used neural networks to win an image-recognition contest with a system twice as accurate as the runner-up.
Matthew 25 Patience was also a virtue for this quarter’s runner-up, Mark Mulholland at Matthew 25 Fund (MXXVX).
The Aztecs were looking to establish themselves as a front-runner for the precious New Year’s Six bowl berth the Broncos have earned three times.
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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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