Synonyms and Antonyms of run down
1 to come upon after searching, study, or effort finally ran down the answer after hours of research Synonyms of run down ascertain, descry, detect, determine, dig out, dig up, discover, dredge (up), ferret (out), find out, get, hit (on or upon), hunt (down or up), learn, locate, nose out, root (out), rout (out), rummage, find, scare up, scout (up), track (down), turn upWords Related to run down espy, sight, spot; look for, search (for or out), seekNear Antonyms of run down lose, mislay, misplace, missetAntonyms of run down miss, overlook, pass over
2 to express scornfully one's low opinion of constantly running down the city's cultural life won't do anything to improve it Synonyms of run down bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, diminish, dis (also diss) [slang], discount, dismiss, disparage, kiss off, minimize, play down, poor-mouth, put down, decry, talk down, trash, trash-talk, vilipend, write offWords Related to run down discommend; abuse, scold; disapprove (of), dislike; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, reprehend, reprobate; asperse, defame, malign, rip, slander, slur, traduce, vilify; discredit, disgraceNear Antonyms of run down approve, countenance, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, sanction; commend, compliment, eulogizeAntonyms of run down acclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise
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