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run down

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  1. run downverb

    Synonyms:
    run over, knock down

  2. run downverb

    Synonyms:
    demean, berate, put down

  3. run downverb

    Synonyms:
    track down

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegoneadjective

    worn and broken down by hard use

    "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack"

    Synonyms:
    weak, infirm, abandoned, bedraggled, weakly, debile, rickety, woebegone, tumble-down, tatterdemalion, neglectful, run-down, remiss, rheumatoid, screaky, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, rheumy, decrepit, arthritic, delinquent, broken-down, rheumatic, dilapidated, flea-bitten, feeble, woeful, derelict, sapless

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

  2. run-downverb

    having the spring unwound

    "a run-down watch"

    Synonyms:
    derelict, woebegone, flea-bitten, creaky, decrepit

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  3. run down, check outverb

    trace

    "We are running down a few tips"

    Synonyms:
    run over, conk out, play out, scan, go over, feel out, skim, check into, sap, poop out, run out, check, check over, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, suss out, rake, check up on, cheque, sound out, look into, tire

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  4. run downverb

    move downward

    "The water ran down"

    Synonyms:
    play out, tire, glance over, peter out, exhaust, rake, run over, scan, conk out, check out, skim, poop out, sap, run out

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  5. run down, run oververb

    injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle

    Synonyms:
    run over, conk out, play out, scan, skim, sap, overflow, poop out, run out, brim over, peter out, exhaust, glance over, overrun, check out, rake, well over, tire

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  6. poop out, peter out, run down, run out, conk outverb

    use up all one's strength and energy and stop working

    "At the end of the march, I pooped out"

    Synonyms:
    fizzle out, run over, conk out, play out, run off, scan, give way, die, bolt, beetle off, skim, break down, poop out, fizzle, bolt out, break, run out, drain, fail, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, rake, give out, sap, expire, spill, go, taper off, go bad, tire

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

  7. scan, skim, rake, glance over, run downverb

    examine hastily

    "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"

    Synonyms:
    plane, run over, conk out, play out, scan, graze, sap, skim off, skim, skitter, crease, poop out, run out, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, cream, rake, cream off, read, skip, skim over, tire

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  8. run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tireverb

    deplete

    "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"

    Synonyms:
    sap, exhaust, eat up, play out, expel, wash up, eat, release, glance over, beat, tire, run over, wear out, rake, pall, tire out, peter out, use up, bore, tucker out, conk out, run out, jade, scan, run through, wear upon, wipe out, outwear, skim, discharge, weary, tucker, wear down, poop out, fatigue, eject, consume, check out, deplete, fag out, wear

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

  9. run downverb

    pursue until captured

    "They ran down the fugitive"

    Synonyms:
    play out, tire, glance over, peter out, exhaust, rake, run over, scan, conk out, check out, skim, poop out, sap, run out

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. run down

    Synonyms:
    catch by chasing

  2. run down

    Synonyms:
    run against and sink

  3. run down

    Synonyms:
    crush, overthrow, overbear

  4. run down

    Synonyms:
    decry, disparage, depreciate, condemn, traduce, cry down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. run down

    Synonyms:
    decline, deteriorate, decry, belittle, disparage, derogate

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#35671rheumatic
#35818pall
#41031expel
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#47400graze
#54532dilapidated
#58852infirm
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#70794decrepit
#72426fizzle
#76852remiss
#77165woeful
#81924rickety
#86679demean
#98447ramshackle
#101223creaky
#116298berate
#120040neglectful
#154287bedraggled
#162209outwear
#188629skitter
#271548debile
#295809woebegone

How to use run down in a sentence?

  1. Spider-Man:

    J. Jonah Jameson Hoffman, run down to the patent office and market the name Green Goblin. I want a quarter every time someone says it.

  2. Gayle King:

    I think we all have got to figure out how we can live our lives and navigate it, i would much rather run down Times Square buck naked than go back home.

  3. Janet Yellen:

    We're simply in an impossible situation in which it will be impossible for Treasury on that day, or a few days thereafter... We'll have very limited resources, it will be run down quickly. We won't be able to pay all of the government's bills.

  4. Cyril Connolly:

    The only happy talkers are dandies who extract pleasure from the very perishability of their material and who would not be able to tolerate the isolation of all other forms of composition; for most good talkers, when they have run down, are miserable; they know that they have betrayed themselves, that they have taken material which should have a life of its own, to dispense it in noises upon the air.

  5. Officer James Cornelius:

    I couldn’t really run down the street.


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