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running

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of running

  1. 1 being in effective operation the car has been running for almost an entire day Synonyms alive, functional, functioning, going, live, living, on, operating, operational, operative, active, workingRelated Words effective, effectual; employable, operable, usable (also useable), viable, workable; performing, producing, productive, serving, useful, yielding; astir, bustling, busy, dynamic, flourishing, humming, roaring, thrivingNear Antonyms deactivated, decommissioned; ineffective, ineffectual, useless; inoperable, unusable, unworkable; arrested, asleep, dormant, fallow, idle, inert, latent, lifeless, nonproductive, quiescent, sleepy, stagnating, unproductive, vegetatingAntonyms broken, dead, inactive, inoperative, kaput (also kaputt), nonactivated, nonfunctional, nonfunctioning, nonoperating, nonoperational, nonoperative

  2. 2 going on and on without any interruptions a running struggle just to make ends meet Synonyms ceaseless, continual, continued, continuing, incessant, nonstop, perpetual, continuous, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremittingRelated Words dateless, deathless, endless, eternal, everlasting, immortal, interminable, permanent, undying, unending; changeless, constant, stable, steady, unchanging, unvarying; durable, enduring, lasting, persistent; imperishable, indestructibleNear Antonyms intermittent, periodic, periodical, recurrent, recurring; alternate, alternating, cyclic (or cyclical), rhythmic (or rhythmical), seasonal, serial; erratic, fitful, irregular, occasional, spasmodic, sporadic, spotty, unsteadyAntonyms discontinuous, noncontinuous


running

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of running

  1. in succession without others coming in between he won the championship five times running Synonyms back-to-back, hand running [dialect], consecutively, sequentially, seriatim, successionally, successively, togetherRelated Words serially; constantly, continually, continuingly, continuously, night and day, repeatedly, unceasingly, uninterruptedly; subsequentlyNear Antonyms discontinuously, intermittently, interruptedly


running

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of running



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