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run on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of run on

  1. 1 to engage in casual or rambling conversation we were just running on about how neither of us has aged a bit after all these years Synonyms of run on babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, chat, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visitWords Related to run on gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap

  2. 2 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state allow the savings account to run on for now Synonyms of run on abide, bide, endure, hold on, hold up, keep up, last, perdure, persist, remain, continueWords Related to run on linger, stay, stick around, tarry; carry through, prevail, surviveNear Antonyms of run on abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, waneAntonyms of run on cease, close, conclude, desist, die, discontinue, end, expire, finish, lapse, leave off, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up

  3. 3 to talk at length without sticking to a topic or getting to a point she's very sweet, but she does tend to run on Synonyms of run on blather (on), go on, maunder, rattle, rambleWords Related to run on deviate, digress, stray, wander; sidetrack; blab, blabber, blither, bumble, burble, chat, chatter, drivel, drool, gab, gabble, gibber, jabber, patter, prate, prattle, waffle



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