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Synonyms for run into

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. run into, encounter(verb)

    be beset by

    "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"

    Synonyms:
    encounter, happen, jar against, chance, bump, play, strike, take on, come across, meet, knock against, impinge on, receive, collide with, hit, butt against, find, bump into, run across, see

  2. run into, bump into, jar against, butt against, knock against(verb)

    collide violently with an obstacle

    "I ran into the telephone pole"

    Synonyms:
    encounter, jar against, march, edge, strike, come across, meet, knock against, impinge on, border, abut, collide with, butt, hit, butt against, bump into, adjoin, run across, butt on, see

  3. hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with(verb)

    hit against; come into sudden contact with

    "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"

    Synonyms:
    chance upon, shoot, excise, dispatch, butt against, move, hit, arrive at, strickle, attain, chance on, reach, take, fall upon, meet, strike, score, knock against, make, off, polish off, pip, assume, mint, collide with, coin, gain, encounter, fall, walk out, impinge on, affect, scratch, happen upon, stumble, slay, run across, shine, jar against, murder, rack up, tally, impress, bump into, come across, take up, come to, expunge, come upon, light upon, see, discover, bump off, remove

  4. meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see(verb)

    come together

    "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"

    Synonyms:
    ensure, project, hit, interpret, examine, look, experience, get word, visualise, take on, come upon, fit, assure, image, fancy, run across, go steady, fulfill, learn, fill, receive, discover, light upon, escort, fall upon, contact, pick up, cope with, visit, collide with, reckon, consider, happen, suffer, come across, regard, get a line, get wind, chance on, figure, take care, match, converge, gather, control, ascertain, come over, attend, date, realize, check, meet, go out, witness, attain, strike, chance, catch, forgather, construe, find out, foregather, see, jar against, satisfy, visualize, picture, fulfil, bump into, find, conform to, knock against, go through, take in, view, chance upon, assemble, see to it, butt against, insure, bump, hear, impinge on, envision, happen upon, determine, play, encounter, watch, resonate, touch, understand, get together, realise, adjoin

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. run into

    Synonyms:
    collide

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How to use run into in a sentence?

  1. Bob Newhart:

    I ’m very proud of the show, the cast and the writing, look at how long its lasted and how long people have enjoyed it. I run into people more and more who come up to me and say, ‘ We used to sit as a family and watch your show. ’ They look upon it as a wonderful time in their life. It’s very real to them and an important part of their life. It’s nice to be remembered that you made people laugh.

  2. Athena Athena:

    If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them, everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

  3. General Mattis:

    When asked why he carry's a knife, General Mattis said, In case I run into a piece of cake, or, a throat to slit

  4. Christina Semmel:

    Under German law, veterinarians are advised not give medication to animals while inflight as it affects their circulation. Also, once it wears off, we run into the same problem again.

  5. Alexander Suturin:

    As soon as the storage ponds overflow, streams run into Lake Baikal, secondly, there is a large amount of accumulated waste water sitting under the site. When the plant was operating, the water was pumped out and discharged to treatment facilities, now there are no treatment facilities, but the contamination remains and is leaking into Lake Baikal.

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