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Definitions of running

  1. (American football) a play in which a player runs with the ball; "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. of advancing the ball by running; "the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a football play in which a player runs with the ball; "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the state of being in operation; "the engine is running smoothly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the act of administering or being in charge of something; "he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. The act of one who, or of that which runs; as, the running was slow. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation; as, the first running of a still. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The discharge from an ulcer or other sore. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Act of moving swiftly: that which runs or flows: a discharge from a wound. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act of passing with speed; that which runs or flows; discharge from a sore. Running-fight, a battle in which one party flees and the other pursues. Running-fire, a constant firing of arms. Running-rigging, the rigging or rope passing through blocks, &c. Running-title, the title of a book that is continued from page to page. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Act of moving on with celerity; the discharge of a wound or sore. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. of Run Webster Dictionary DB
  15. running away from (or as if from) danger; "the fleeing survivors" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. executed or initiated by running; "running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "a mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. continually repeated over a period of time; "a running joke among us" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. (football) of advancing the ball by running; "the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. Moving or advancing by running. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. trained and kept for running races; as, a running horse. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Flowing; easy; cursive; as, a running hand. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Continuous; keeping along step by step; as, he stated the facts with a running explanation. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem; as, a running vine. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Discharging pus; as, a running sore. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. Successive; one following the other without break or intervention; - said of periods of time; as, to be away two days running; to sow land two years running. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Kept for the race: successive: continuous: flowing: easy: discharging matter. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. In succession; kept for the race; being in motion; flowing; successive; continuous; easy; discharging matter, as a sore. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for running

  1. One must see it clear for running before going below- for good. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  2. It is running strong! – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
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