runover

noun
run·​over | \ ˈrən-ˌō-vər How to pronounce runover (audio) \

Definition of runover

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: matter for publication that exceeds the space allotted

run-over

adjective
\ ˈrən-ˈō-vər How to pronounce run-over (audio) \

Definition of run-over (Entry 2 of 3)

: extending beyond the allotted space

run over

verb
ran over; run over; running over; runs over

Definition of run over (Entry 3 of 3)

intransitive verb

1 : to exceed a limit
2 : overflow

transitive verb

1 : to go over, examine, repeat, or rehearse quickly
2 : to collide with, knock down, and often drive over ran over a dog

Synonyms for runover

Synonyms: Verb

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Examples of runover in a Sentence

Verb let's run over this dance number one more time I could run over right now if that's good for you.
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The runover is not considered a separate program but was included in the weekly average. Los Angeles Times, 13 Oct. 2021 The CBS News magazine followed a 34-minute runover of CBS’ afternoon NFL coverage, which went into prime time and averaged 24.63 million viewers. City News Service, Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep. 2021 The runover is not considered a separate program but is included in the weekly network average. City News Service, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2021 The CBS News magazine followed a 14-minute runover of the network’s coverage of the Michigan-Florida State NCAA Tournament game that averaged 9.59 million viewers. City News Service, Los Angeles Times, 30 Mar. 2021 The runover is not considered a separate program but is included in the weekly average. City News Service, Los Angeles Times, 14 Jan. 2021 The runover is not considered a separate program but is included in the weekly average. City News Service, Los Angeles Times, 14 Jan. 2021 The newsmagazine followed a 30-minute runover of CBS’ afternoon NFL coverage, which averaged 16.15 million viewers. City News Service, Los Angeles Times, 9 Dec. 2020 Two prime-time NFL games and the runover of its Sunday afternoon coverage enabled Fox to end NBC’s five-week streak at the top of the network ratings. City News Service, Los Angeles Times, 15 Dec. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Valdez, who allowed one run over eight innings against the Red Sox in Game 5 of the ALCS, didn’t have the same turbo sinker. BostonGlobe.com, 27 Oct. 2021 Urias was the starting pitcher in Game 2 in San Francisco, holding the Giants to one run over five innings in a Dodgers win. Scott Miller, New York Times, 13 Oct. 2021 The previous time was quite memorable, as Morton closed out Game 7 of the 2017 World Series with Houston, allowing one run over the final four innings as the Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Oct. 2021 Dodgers starter Julio Urias allowed one run over five innings but was replaced by Joe Kelly for the sixth. Matt Kawahara, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Oct. 2021 The big-game dealer held the Brewers to one run over five innings. Los Angeles Times, 4 Oct. 2021 Kyle Schwarber scored on a wild pitch and starter Nick Pivetta allowed one run over 5 1/3 innings. Kyle Hightower, courant.com, 26 Sep. 2021 In all, the Diamondbacks bullpen allowed just one run over five innings, getting an inning apiece from Brandyn Sittinger, Taylor Widener, Joe Mantiply, J.B. Wendelken and Clippard. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 18 Sep. 2021 Teheran made one appearance for the Tigers, allowing one run over five innings in a 5-2 win April 3 against Cleveland at Comerica Park. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 5 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of runover

Noun

1900, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1931, in the meaning defined above

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1

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Last Updated

7 Nov 2021

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“Runover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/runover. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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