Synonyms and Antonyms of running down
- finally ran down the answer after hours of research
ascertaining, descrying, detecting, determining, digging out, digging up, discovering, dredging (up), ferreting (out), finding, finding out, getting, hitting (on or upon), hunting (down or up), learning, locating, nosing out, rooting (out), routing (out), rummaging, scaring up, scouting (up), tracking (down), turning up
- constantly running down the city's cultural life won't do anything to improve it
bad-mouthing, belittling, crying down, decrying, denigrating, deprecating, depreciating, derogating, diminishing, discounting, dismissing, disparaging, dissing [slang], kissing off, minimizing, playing down, poor-mouthing, putting down, talking down, trashing, trash-talking, vilipending, writing off
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