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run

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1 a prevailing or general movement or inclination
  • The company's 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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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
  • The owner 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
  • a bad case of 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, it's 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)
  • This tree runs to quite tart fruit.
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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 get everything done.
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11 to go from a solid to a liquid state
  • The icing on the cake began to run.
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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
  • They've 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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