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running

running as in (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

  • runa score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; the act of testing something; a race run on foot; an unbroken series of events; (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; a regular trip; the act of running; the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation; unrestricted freedom to use; the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); a small stream ; a race between candidates for elective office; a row of unravelled stitches; the pouring forth of a fluid ; an unbroken chronological sequence; a short trip; move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; flee; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; direct or control; have a particular form; move along, of liquids; perform as expected when applied; change or be different within limits; run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; cause to emit recorded audio or video; move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be operating, running or functioning; change from one state to another; cause to perform; be affected by; continue to exist; occur persistently; carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; include as the content; carry out; pass over, across, or through; cause something to pass or lead somewhere; make without a miss ; deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor ; cause an animal to move fast; be diffused; sail before the wind ; cover by running; extend or continue for a certain period of time; set animals loose to graze ; keep company; run with the ball; travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; travel a route regularly; pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); compete in a race; progress by being changed; reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; become undone
  • running play(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
  • running game(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
running as in the act of running
  • "traveling on foot at a fast pace"
  • "he broke into a run"
  • "his daily run keeps him fit"

Synonyms

  • runa score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; the act of testing something; a race run on foot; an unbroken series of events; (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; a regular trip; the act of running; the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation; unrestricted freedom to use; the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); a small stream ; a race between candidates for elective office; a row of unravelled stitches; the pouring forth of a fluid ; an unbroken chronological sequence; a short trip; move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; flee; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; direct or control; have a particular form; move along, of liquids; perform as expected when applied; change or be different within limits; run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; cause to emit recorded audio or video; move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be operating, running or functioning; change from one state to another; cause to perform; be affected by; continue to exist; occur persistently; carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; include as the content; carry out; pass over, across, or through; cause something to pass or lead somewhere; make without a miss ; deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor ; cause an animal to move fast; be diffused; sail before the wind ; cover by running; extend or continue for a certain period of time; set animals loose to graze ; keep company; run with the ball; travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; travel a route regularly; pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); compete in a race; progress by being changed; reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; become undone
running as in the state of being in operation
  • "a running engine"
running as in the act of administering or being in charge of something
  • "he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"
running as in the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track

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    • trackcarry on the feet and deposit; observe or plot the moving path of something; go after with the intent to catch; travel across or pass over; make tracks upon ; a line or route along which something travels or moves; evidence pointing to a possible solution; a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels ; a course over which races are run ; a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; an endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground ; (computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data ; a groove on a phonograph recording ; a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll ; any road or path affording passage especially a rough one ; the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
    running as in (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
    • "as mountain stream with freely running water"
    • "hovels without running water"

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    • running(a)
    running as in continually repeated over a period of time
    • "a running joke among us"

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    • running(a)
    running as in of advancing the ball by running
    • "the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays"

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    • running(a)
    running as in executed or initiated by running
    • "running plays worked better than pass plays"
    • "took a running jump"
    • "a running start"

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    • running(a)
    running as in measured lengthwise
    • "cost of lumber per running foot"

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    • lineardesignating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree ; of or in or along or relating to a line; of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input; (of a leaf shape) long and narrow ; measured lengthwise
    • running(a)
    running as in (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
    • "in running (or working) order"
    • "a functional set of brakes"

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    • running(a)
    • operativea person secretly employed in espionage for a government ; someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information ; being in force or having or exerting force; relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine; effective; (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
    • functionaldesigned for or capable of a particular function or use; involving or affecting function rather than physiology; relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure; fit or ready for use or service; designed for or adapted to a function or use; (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
    • working(a)