What are some alternative words for run?

Synonyms for runrʌn

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term run.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. run, tally(noun)

    a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely

    "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"

    Synonyms:
    count, running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, numeration, reckoning, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, enumeration, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, counting, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  2. test, trial, run(noun)

    the act of testing something

    "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"

    Synonyms:
    exam, running game, ladder, ravel, examination, political campaign, rill, running play, outpouring, tryout, tally, test, discharge, campaign, footrace, foot race, trial run, run, visitation, tribulation, streak, trial, psychometric test, rivulet, mental test, runnel, streamlet, mental testing, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  3. footrace, foot race, run(noun)

    a race run on foot

    "she broke the record for the half-mile run"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  4. streak, run(noun)

    an unbroken series of events

    "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, bar, running play, tally, stripe, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  5. run, running, running play, running game(noun)

    (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

    "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, track, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  6. run(noun)

    a regular trip

    "the ship made its run in record time"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  7. run, running(noun)

    the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace

    "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, track, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  8. run(noun)

    the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation

    "the assembly line was on a 12-hour run"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  9. run(noun)

    unrestricted freedom to use

    "he has the run of the house"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  10. run(noun)

    the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)

    "a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  11. rivulet, rill, run, runnel, streamlet(noun)

    a small stream

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  12. political campaign, campaign, run(noun)

    a race between candidates for elective office

    "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"

    Synonyms:
    hunting expedition, running game, electioneering, ladder, discharge, streak, safari, political campaign, rill, running play, crusade, drive, effort, candidature, ravel, movement, campaign, footrace, foot race, test, rivulet, run, tally, cause, trial, candidacy, military campaign, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, campaigning, running

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  13. run, ladder, ravel(noun)

    a row of unravelled stitches

    "she got a run in her stocking"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  14. discharge, outpouring, run(noun)

    the pouring forth of a fluid

    Synonyms:
    discharge, political campaign, electric discharge, firing, gush, outpouring, liberation, streamlet, sack, spark, natural spring, release, run, test, outflow, flood, bombardment, sacking, onslaught, foot race, electric arc, overflow, emission, rill, trial, spring, campaign, firing off, arc, dismissal, expelling, waiver, streak, fountain, ravel, rivulet, tally, dismission, flush, barrage, venting, footrace, running game, runnel, running play, ladder, running

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  15. run(noun)

    an unbroken chronological sequence

    "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  16. run(verb)

    a short trip

    "take a run into town"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  17. run(verb)

    move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time

    "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  18. scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away(verb)

    flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

    "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, get off, run away, move, turn tail, chip, range, break out, run, beat, guide, function, lead, lam, thresh, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, break off, break, break loose, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, get out, get by, secede, thrash, run for, black market, miss, persist, splinter, incline, draw, hightail it, elude, be given, prevail, campaign, get away, tend, chip off, escape, ladder, ply, come off, flail, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  19. run, go, pass, lead, extend(verb)

    stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point

    "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"

    Synonyms:
    pop off, last, drop dead, melt, lead, play, lean, eliminate, live, blend in, plump, take place, start, survive, fall out, decease, work, run low, conduct, take, carry, protract, buy the farm, spend, fleet, melt down, extend, go across, result, stretch out, broaden, proceed, turn tail, endure, overtake, fit, evanesce, get going, gallop, slip by, course, hap, expire, direct, snuff it, make pass, communicate, black market, feed, depart, head for the hills, fall, draw, flow, widen, pass away, hightail it, croak, run away, fade, scat, head, glide by, escape, continue, happen, unravel, contribute, poke out, expand, egest, ply, come about, kick the bucket, draw out, range, go by, chair, make it, campaign, blow over, transcend, authorize, track down, belong, give way, offer, function, pass off, cover, consort, exceed, stretch, give-up the ghost, conk, surpass, exsert, get, cash in one's chips, break, hold up, exit, overstep, run for, incline, die hard, pass on, hand, conk out, break down, devolve, travel, bunk, blend, race, top, moderate, move, lam, go on, sound, reach, persist, slide by, operate, fail, elapse, hunt, strain, legislate, choke, locomote, authorise, tend, sink, occur, run short, bleed, conduce, scarper, go along, execute, put across, take to the woods, go past, unfold, pass along, live on, lapse, go bad, run, hunt down, slip away, clear, guide, reach out, die, turn over, be given, go, overhaul, become, return, rifle, perish, travel by, precede, fly the coop, hold out, give, pass, ladder, prolong, break away, go through, prevail, pass by, give out, stretch forth, put out, excrete, leave, go away

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  20. operate, run(verb)

    direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.

    "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, operate on, range, lean, run, guide, function, lead, lam, maneuver, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, execute, consort, manoeuvre, feed, control, carry, scarper, go, unravel, manoeuver, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, mesh, lock, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, bleed, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, engage, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  21. run, go(verb)

    have a particular form

    "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."

    Synonyms:
    function, perish, break away, give way, hold out, run, endure, lead, tend, carry, draw, operate, travel, last, die, go away, turn tail, go, bunk, rifle, escape, ply, plump, track down, prevail, run short, execute, die hard, pass away, incline, drop dead, lam, scarper, blend in, campaign, pop off, get going, locomote, start, ladder, live, cash in one's chips, head for the hills, blend, flow, hunt down, break, fit, belong, run for, lean, give-up the ghost, range, survive, take to the woods, melt down, get, be given, expire, become, bleed, scat, persist, live on, croak, move, choke, course, sound, consort, unravel, conk out, extend, hightail it, depart, fly the coop, decease, play, pass, proceed, break down, melt, run away, exit, conk, black market, fail, buy the farm, hold up, give out, feed, snuff it, go bad, race, guide, hunt, kick the bucket, work, run low

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  22. run, flow, feed, course(verb)

    move along, of liquids

    "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, feed in, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, eat, flux, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, fall, feast, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, prey, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, fertilise, fertilize, run for, black market, give, persist, incline, hang, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, menstruate, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  23. function, work, operate, go, run(verb)

    perform as expected when applied

    "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"

    Synonyms:
    lick, function, perish, break away, give way, hold out, hunt, run, endure, lead, give out, unravel, carry, fit, operate, travel, take to the woods, last, die, track down, mold, go away, act, snuff it, go, bunk, run away, solve, act upon, turn tail, head for the hills, run low, do work, plump, fly the coop, prevail, process, execute, mould, wreak, incline, drop dead, put to work, course, tend, work, scarper, blend in, run short, croak, get going, control, ferment, range, serve, work out, pass away, consort, live, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, blend, flow, hunt down, knead, scat, bring, break, figure out, escape, form, rifle, locomote, lock, exploit, run for, lean, belong, make, give-up the ghost, go bad, survive, cultivate, manoeuvre, melt down, get, be given, turn, expire, ladder, draw, become, bleed, manoeuver, persist, live on, campaign, forge, move, influence, engage, pop off, sound, fail, conk out, extend, start, depart, operate on, decease, puzzle out, play, hold up, proceed, break down, lam, melt, crop, exit, conk, work on, exercise, buy the farm, ply, hightail it, sour, feed, choke, race, guide, die hard, pass, shape, make for, mesh, officiate, black market, maneuver

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  24. range, run(verb)

    change or be different within limits

    "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull"

    Synonyms:
    roll, course, vagabond, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, ramble, move, turn tail, range, run, die hard, guide, function, lead, lam, stray, rove, place, melt down, browse, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, array, graze, bunk, take to the woods, cast, straddle, endure, execute, feed, pasture, escape, wander, bleed, carry, scarper, go, hightail it, lean, play, grade, race, pass, lay out, swan, flow, black market, tramp, persist, unravel, incline, crop, draw, rank, rate, be given, prevail, campaign, drift, tend, consort, run away, ply, ladder, melt, order, track down, roam, set out, run for

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  25. campaign, run(verb)

    run, stand, or compete for an office or a position

    "Who's running for treasurer this year?"

    Synonyms:
    fight, course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, melt down, range, run, press, function, lead, lam, flow, agitate, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, crusade, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, be given, persist, incline, ladder, draw, hightail it, push, prevail, campaign, tend, take the field, escape, guide, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  26. play, run(verb)

    cause to emit recorded audio or video

    "They ran the tapes over and over again"; "I'll play you my favorite record"; "He never tires of playing that video"

    Synonyms:
    take on, course, fiddle, bet, spiel, work, scat, bring, run away, move, turn tail, melt down, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flirt, trifle, play, diddle, meet, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, roleplay, dally, endure, bunk, take to the woods, act as, toy, consort, execute, feed, playact, carry, encounter, scarper, make for, unravel, lean, go, wager, die hard, represent, pass, flow, hunt, recreate, race, run for, fly the coop, act, hunt down, persist, incline, ladder, draw, hightail it, bleed, black market, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, wreak, ply, operate, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  27. run(verb)

    move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way

    "who are these people running around in the building?"; "She runs around telling everyone of her troubles"; "let the dogs run free"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  28. tend, be given, lean, incline, run(verb)

    have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

    "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, list, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, move, turn tail, range, run, tilt, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, prevail, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, pitch, escape, dispose, black market, persist, incline, ladder, draw, hightail it, be given, slope, campaign, angle, tend, run away, ply, guide, melt, tip, slant, run for

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  29. run(verb)

    be operating, running or functioning

    "The car is still running--turn it off!"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  30. run(verb)

    change from one state to another

    "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  31. run(verb)

    cause to perform

    "run a subject"; "run a process"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  32. run(verb)

    be affected by; be subjected to

    "run a temperature"; "run a risk"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  33. prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure(verb)

    continue to exist

    "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"

    Synonyms:
    break away, hold out, run, endure, lead, tend, hang in, carry, draw, operate, hold, function, turn tail, track down, last, stay, predominate, go, bunk, brave out, rule, weather, escape, ply, digest, hold on, prevail, execute, die hard, incline, triumph, tolerate, lam, scarper, campaign, melt down, stomach, ladder, live, dominate, head for the hills, flow, hunt down, brook, hang on, persevere, suffer, run for, lean, obtain, range, survive, take to the woods, be given, put up, stand, bleed, scat, persist, live on, move, course, consort, unravel, stick out, extend, hightail it, reign, fly the coop, bear, play, pass, remain, melt, run away, hold up, black market, abide, brave, feed, race, guide, support, hunt, work, wear

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  34. run(verb)

    occur persistently

    "Musical talent runs in the family"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  35. run, execute(verb)

    carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine

    "Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"; "the computer executed the instruction"

    Synonyms:
    perform, course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, carry through, run away, move, turn tail, fulfil, fulfill, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, accomplish, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, do, play, die hard, race, pass, carry out, run for, black market, action, persist, incline, put to death, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  36. carry, run(verb)

    include as the content; broadcast or publicize

    "We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference"

    Synonyms:
    course, persuade, operate, express, comport, dribble, work, scat, pack, have a bun in the oven, run away, impart, turn tail, behave, range, run, sway, function, lead, lam, hunt, take, flow, melt down, expect, track down, break away, deport, head for the hills, extend, fly the coop, incline, bunk, take to the woods, draw, consort, execute, feed, channel, carry, play, scarper, transport, go, hightail it, lean, stock, hold, die hard, race, pass, escape, run for, acquit, be given, hunt down, persist, convey, post, ladder, conduct, transmit, contain, bleed, black market, gestate, prevail, campaign, tend, move, stockpile, guide, melt, ply, unravel, endure, bear

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  37. run(verb)

    carry out

    "run an errand"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  38. guide, run, draw, pass(verb)

    pass over, across, or through

    "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"

    Synonyms:
    describe, pass along, break away, elapse, head, hunt, run, endure, lead, go past, tend, put across, puff, carry, draw, operate, hand, take to the woods, occur, function, turn tail, withdraw, suck, cast, clear, top, go by, snuff it, excrete, reach, go, bunk, spend, pull, draw and quarter, slide by, make it, reap, draw in, evanesce, turn over, escape, happen, ply, flow, track down, prevail, exit, authorise, execute, die hard, steer, incline, pull back, disembowel, guide on, drop dead, egest, conk, go on, lam, scarper, return, campaign, pop off, fleet, melt down, fall out, make pass, pass away, ladder, authorize, absorb, point, cash in one's chips, head for the hills, take out, surpass, manoeuvre, take up, give, scat, delineate, hap, slip by, pull in, hunt down, take, quarter, eliminate, croak, lapse, slip away, run for, lean, pass off, make, channelize, give-up the ghost, range, transcend, pull out, blow over, get, channelise, be given, thread, overhaul, soak up, drag, bleed, manoeuver, take in, persist, attract, communicate, force, come about, move, choke, trace, course, imbibe, direct, overstep, overtake, tie, consort, glide by, unravel, expire, sop up, devolve, extend, hightail it, eviscerate, draw off, fly the coop, decease, perish, die, play, fall, pass, pass by, legislate, melt, run away, line, fade, black market, travel by, buy the farm, take place, suck up, feed, go through, go across, go along, string, race, guide, depict, exceed, get out, kick the bucket, work, sink, maneuver, conduct, pass on

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  39. run, lead(verb)

    cause something to pass or lead somewhere

    "Run the wire behind the cabinet"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, moderate, run away, move, turn tail, range, head, guide, function, lead, lam, take, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, conduce, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, chair, run, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, direct, play, die hard, race, pass, top, run for, black market, persist, incline, leave, conduct, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, contribute, tend, escape, precede, ladder, ply, result, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  40. run(verb)

    make without a miss

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  41. run, black market(verb)

    deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  42. run(verb)

    cause an animal to move fast

    "run the dogs"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  43. run, bleed(verb)

    be diffused

    "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, shed blood, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, leech, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, phlebotomise, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, phlebotomize, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, hemorrhage, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  44. run(verb)

    sail before the wind

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  45. run(verb)

    cover by running; run a certain distance

    "She ran 10 miles that day"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  46. run, run for(verb)

    extend or continue for a certain period of time

    "The film runs 5 hours"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  47. run(verb)

    set animals loose to graze

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  48. run, consort(verb)

    keep company

    "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, harmonise, associate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, agree, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, accord, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, assort, lean, affiliate, play, die hard, race, pass, concord, harmonize, run for, black market, fit in, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  49. run(verb)

    run with the ball; in such sports as football

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  50. run(verb)

    travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means

    "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  51. ply, run(verb)

    travel a route regularly

    "Ships ply the waters near the coast"

    Synonyms:
    supply, course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, cater, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, provide, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  52. hunt, run, hunt down, track down(verb)

    pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)

    "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hound, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, hunt, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, trace, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  53. race, run(verb)

    compete in a race

    "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"

    Synonyms:
    course, cannonball along, bucket along, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, belt along, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, feed, hasten, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, speed, consort, execute, step on it, pelt along, prevail, carry, play, scarper, go, unravel, lean, hie, die hard, race, pass, campaign, black market, hotfoot, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, bleed, be given, rush along, rush, tend, escape, ladder, melt, ply, operate, run for

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  54. move, go, run(verb)

    progress by being changed

    "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"

    Synonyms:
    motivate, function, perish, break away, give way, hold out, run, endure, lead, turn tail, unravel, carry, fit, operate, travel, become, blend, track down, last, go away, act, prevail, go, rifle, run low, ply, plump, flow, fly the coop, incline, execute, break, pass away, incite, drop dead, course, tend, actuate, lam, scarper, blend in, run short, get going, locomote, impress, start, consort, live, cash in one's chips, head for the hills, give out, make a motion, hunt down, strike, prompt, escape, range, belong, run for, lean, give-up the ghost, go bad, survive, take to the woods, propel, get, be given, expire, ladder, draw, bleed, scat, affect, persist, live on, campaign, croak, move, choke, pop off, be active, bunk, conk out, extend, hightail it, depart, decease, melt down, die, play, hold up, proceed, break down, melt, run away, exit, conk, black market, fail, buy the farm, sound, feed, snuff it, race, guide, die hard, pass, displace, hunt, kick the bucket, work

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  55. melt, run, melt down(verb)

    reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating

    "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"

    Synonyms:
    course, unfreeze, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, disappear, range, run, evaporate, function, lead, lam, dethaw, flow, melt down, mellow out, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, die hard, bleed, carry, scarper, dissolve, go, unravel, meld, lean, play, fade, race, pass, mellow, thaw, run for, black market, be given, persist, incline, ladder, draw, hightail it, unthaw, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, guide, melt, ply, turn tail

    Antonyms:
    tick over, idle

  56. ladder, run(verb)

    come unraveled or undone as if by snagging

    "Her nylons were running"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

  57. run, unravel(verb)

    become undone

    "the sweater unraveled"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, unscramble, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, ravel, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, ravel out, flow, melt down, track down, break away, untangle, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, unknot, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, unpick, melt

    Antonyms:
    idle, tick over

Wiktionary

  1. run(verb)

    A pace faster than a walk.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  2. run(verb)

    A fast gallop.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  3. run(verb)

    An interval of distance or time, a period marked by a continuing trend.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  4. run(verb)

    A series of tries in a game that were successful.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  5. run(verb)

    A trial of an experiment.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  6. run(noun)

    A regular trip or route.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  7. run(noun)

    To be a candidate in an election.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  8. run(noun)

    To make run in a race or an election.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  9. run(noun)

    To be presented in one of the media.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  10. run(adjective)

    To print or broadcast in the media.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  11. run(noun)

    To move forward quickly upon two feet by alternately making a short jump off of either foot, compare: walk.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  12. run(noun)

    To leak or spread in an undesirable fashion , to bleed (especially used of dye or paint).

    Synonyms:
    tread

  13. run(noun)

    copulative To become different in a way mentioned (usually to become worse).

    Synonyms:
    tread

  14. run(noun)

    To go through without stopping, usually illegally.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  15. run(noun)

    To transport someone or something.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  16. run(noun)

    To smuggle illegal goods.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  17. run(noun)

    To cost a large amount of money.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  18. run(noun)

    Of fish, to migrate for spawning.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  19. run(noun)

    To carry a football down the field.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  20. run(noun)

    Of stitches, to unravel.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  21. run(adjective)

    To flee away from a danger or towards help.

    Synonyms:
    tread

    Antonyms:
    rise, riser

  22. run(noun)

    To go at a fast pace, to move quickly.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  23. run(noun)

    To sort through a large volume of produce in quality control.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  24. run(noun)

    To control or have precedence in a card game.

    Synonyms:
    ladder

  25. run(noun)

    To move or spread quickly.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  26. run(noun)

    To cause to move quickly; to make move lightly.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  27. run(noun)

    To control or manage, be in charge of.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  28. run(noun)

    Of a liquid, to flow.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  29. run(noun)

    Of an object, to have a liquid flowing from it.

    Synonyms:
    tread

  30. run(noun)

    To make a liquid flow; to make liquid flow from an object.

    Synonyms:
    tread

    Antonyms:
    rise

  31. run(verb)

    To extend in space or through a range (often with a measure phrase).

    Synonyms:
    tread

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. run(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    race, step quickly

  2. run(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    haste, hasten, hie, hurry, scud, scamper, scour, speed, post, trip, press on, press forward, push on, dash forward, dash on, rush on

  3. run(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    flow, glide, move, go, proceed, stream, roll on, move on

  4. run(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    pass, elapse, vanish, go away

  5. run(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    spread, extend

  6. run(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    continue, hold on, run on

  7. run(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    tend, incline

  8. run(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pierce, penetrate, stab

  9. run(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    force, thrust, drive, push

  10. run(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fuse, cast, melt, mould

  11. run(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    incur, be liable to, fall into, be exposed to

  12. run(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    determine, mark out

  13. run(n.)

    Synonyms:
    race

  14. run(n.)

    Synonyms:
    current, course, flow, passage

  15. run(n.)

    Synonyms:
    currency, prevalence, popularity

  16. run(n.)

    Synonyms:
    generality, people or things as they are, people or things of average quality

  17. run(n.)

    Synonyms:
    brook, streamlet, runlet, runnel, rivulet, rill, BURN, small stream


Translations for run

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • hardloopAfrikaans
  • جَرى, ركضArabic
  • yüyürməkAzerbaijani
  • бе́гаць, бегчы́Belarusian
  • тира́ж, тече́ние, руче́й, път, бя́гане, про́бег, пото́к, бяг, ти́чане, ти́чам, тека́, бя́гамBulgarian
  • দৌড়ানBengali
  • redekBreton
  • ruta, recorregut, córrer, carrera, galopar, escolar-se, fer funcionar, fluir, [[fer]] [[córrer]], fer fluir, funcionarCatalan, Valencian
  • běh, prohánět, kandidovat, trvat, párat se, prohnat, téci, prchat, běžet, téct, zabírat, fungovat, utíkat, běhat, říditCzech
  • бѣгати, бѣжати, ⰱⱑⰳⰰⱅⰹOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
  • rhedegWelsh
  • rute, løb, løbe, rulle, trille, runDanish
  • Laufmasche, Lauf, rennen, verlaufen, gehen, fließen, kandidieren, laufenGerman
  • ƒu duEwe
  • ρέω, τρέχω, κυλώ, τρέξιμοGreek
  • kuriEsperanto
  • galopar, correr, carrera, afluir, fluirSpanish
  • jooksmaEstonian
  • lasterka egin, korrika eginBasque
  • دو, دویدنPersian
  • silmäpako, juosta, johtaa, viedä, [[juosta]] [[karkuun]], pyörittää, vetää, muuttua, [[olla]] [[liikkeellä]], purkautua, käynnistää, [[putsata]] [[pöytä]], ajaa, kilpailuttaa, käydä, valuttaa, kestää, [[joutua]] [[pulittaa, kulkea, tehdä, pyrkiä, olla, juoksuttaa, [[saada]] [[pulittaa]], jatkua, rientää, kuljettaa, paeta, panna toimeen, asettaa, värjätä, valua, [[ajaa]] [[läpi]], yltää, maksaa, myöhästyä, toimia, suorittaa, hallita, ulottua, [[olla]] [[myöhässä]], vaeltaa, käyttää, vastata, julkaista, rynnätä, lajitella, virrata, tulla, [[päästää]] [[väri]]ä, [[ajaa]] [[ohi]]Finnish
  • rennaFaroese
  • galoper, courir, écouler, marcher, couler, courseFrench
  • rithIrish
  • ruithScottish Gaelic
  • correrGalician
  • sheelManx
  • ריצה, רץHebrew
  • दौड़नाHindi
  • fut, futásHungarian
  • վազք, վազելArmenian
  • lari, jalanIndonesian
  • hastar, kurarIdo
  • hlaupaIcelandic
  • sgocciolamento, uscita, corsa, stabbio, tiratura, periodo, flusso, recinto, smagliatura, quantitativo, trotterellata, sgocciolio, galoppata, percorso, stazzo, corsetta, distacco, addiaccio, mandata, corso d'acqua, scorrere, giro, fluire, condurre, correreItalian
  • 道程, 区間, 伝線, 流れ, 襲歩, ラン, 経路, 早歩き, 量, 時間, ルート, 小川, 走る, 期間Japanese
  • სირბილიGeorgian
  • жүгіруKazakh
  • ដើរ, រត់Khmer
  • ಓಡುKannada
  • 달리다Korean
  • ڕاکردن, bezKurdish
  • жүгүрүүKyrgyz
  • currō, runLatin
  • rennen, lafenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ແລ່ນLao
  • tėkmė, srovė, bėgimas, upelis, bėgtiLithuanian
  • skriet, skrējiens, tecējums, straumeLatvian
  • rāihe, oma, rere, omangaMāori
  • трк, по́ток, тек, тира́ж, процеп, скинатица, трчање, траење, работи, тече, т́рча, се кандиди́раMacedonian
  • ഓടുകMalayalam
  • гүйхMongolian
  • larian, menjalankanMalay
  • ပြေးBurmese
  • ladder, loop, lopen, rennenDutch
  • Løpe, springe, gåNorwegian
  • yilwołNavajo, Navaho
  • córrerOccitan
  • wybieg, bieg, oczko, biegać, cieknąć, biec, runPolish
  • corrida, galopar, fluir, manar, correrPortuguese
  • cuorer, cuorrer, currer, correr, curir, curerRomansh
  • rută, țarc, fugă, tiraj, duratăj, trap, cârmă, golf, pas, flux, alerga, concura, conduce, fugiRomanian
  • маршру́т, тира́ж, бег, путь, па́ртия, тече́ние, ток, пото́к, стре́лка, пробе́жка, протяну́ть, управля́ть, линя́ть, побежа́ть, вози́ть, убега́ть, руководи́ть, продолжаться, протя́гивать, баллоти́роваться, расползти́сь, бежа́ть, води́ть, простира̀ть, рабо́тать, вести́, тянуться, убежа́ть, проводи́ть, бе́гать, гоня́ть, располза́ться, перебра́ть, вы́полнить, побе́гать, перебира́ть, простираться, проходить, провести́, функциони́ровать, выполня́ть, полиня́ть, погоня́ть, везти́, гнать, течьRussian
  • cúrriri, curri, cúrrereSardinian
  • trčati, трчати, strujati, proticatiSerbo-Croatian
  • දුවනවාSinhala, Sinhalese
  • behať, bežaťSlovak
  • tečiSlovene
  • vrapojAlbanian
  • mathaSouthern Sotho
  • runda, rinnande, ström, flöde, bäck, styra, kandidera, leda, driva, springa, rinna, kSwedish
  • kukimbiaSwahili
  • ஓடுTamil
  • పరుగెత్తుTelugu
  • давиданTajik
  • วิ่งThai
  • çapmakTurkmen
  • tumakboTagalog
  • koşu, koşma, koşmakTurkish
  • бігти́, бі́гатиUkrainian
  • دوڑناUrdu
  • yugurmoqUzbek
  • chạyVietnamese
  • 運行Chinese

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