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Synonyms for run around

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about(verb)

    play boisterously

    "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"

    boast, sport, lark, frolic, romp, amuse, lark about, divert, rollick, disport, cavort, frisk, gambol, feature, skylark


  1. run around(verb)

    run about

  2. run around(verb)

    To be very busy doing many different things.

    I don't want to run around all week getting everything ready for the holidays.

    run about

  3. run around(verb)

    to move from one end of the consist to the other, so as to pull the train in the opposite direction.

    run about

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How to use run around in a sentence?

  1. Dianne Feinstein:

    My whole view of Saudi Arabia changed with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, i will not support another Saudi arms sale, and I urge all of my Senate Intelligence Committee colleagues to stand up for congressional prerogative and block the President's end-run around the law.

  2. John Koenig:

    As a kid you run around so fast, the world around you seems to stand still. A summer vacation can stretch on for an eternity. With each birthday we circle back and cross the same point around the sun. We wish each other 'many happy returns.' But soon you feel the circle begin to tighten, and you realize it’s a spiral, and you’re already halfway through...

  3. Shana Marie Perez:

    He tried to hit another child and they said he, I guess, he missed, but he tried to run around the school lot and they were all trying to stop him, and he spit on somebody.

  4. Cora Breuner:

    People say,' Well, just let them play ; we should let them run around and ride bikes,' and I'm like,' That's like the 1950s. That's not actually going to happen.'.

  5. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    I don't want to do this just to run around, i have to feel that I have a very good chance to win.

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