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run

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1 a prevailing or general movement or inclination

  • the companyʼs stock has remained consistent with the overall run of the market
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2 chiefly Midland a natural body of running water smaller than a river

  • a run full of catfish
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beck [British], bourn (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], creek, gill [British], rill, rivulet, runlet, runnel, streamlet

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3 the period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress

  • the actor has been assigned the part for the run of the show
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4 the right to act or move freely

  • gave the dogs the run of the place
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5 runs plural abnormally frequent intestinal evacuations with more or less fluid stools

  • with weekend guests in the house, it was no time to get the runs
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run

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1 to go at a pace faster than a walk

  • we ran all the way to the bus stop, but still missed the bus
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2 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening

  • rather than run from a black bear, itʼs better to hold your ground and make lots of noise
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beat a retreat, beat it, make tracks, turn tail

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3 to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction

  • the road runs along the river for a while
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4 to occur within a continuous range of variation

  • the electric bill runs between 30 and 50 dollars a month
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5 to move in a stream

  • water running down the window
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6 to proceed or move quickly

  • run and get the nurse
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it

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7 to show a liking or proneness (for something)

  • unfortunately, members of his family run to fatness
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8 to urge, push, or force onward

  • they ran the horses hard in order to get to the ranch quickly
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9 to control the mechanical operation of

  • I know how to run that machine
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10 to eventually have as a state or quality

  • the poor woman ran herself ragged trying to care for all those children
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11 to go from a solid to a liquid state

  • her makeup started to run when she got in the pool
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12 to look after and make decisions about

  • learning to run the family business
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watch over

14 to have a price of

  • that sort of computer runs at least several hundred dollars
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15 to come or be together as friends

  • he's been running with a bad crowd lately
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be friends with, fall in with, keep company (with), rub elbows (with) or rub shoulders (with) , take up with

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16 to go after or on the track of

  • if that dog continues to run cars, he's going to get seriously hurt
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run after

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