summation, summing up, rundown(adj)
a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone(adj)
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"
weak, infirm, abandoned, bedraggled, weakly, debile, rickety, woebegone, tumble-down, tatterdemalion, neglectful, remiss, rheumatoid, screaky, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, rheumy, decrepit, arthritic, delinquent, broken-down, rheumatic, dilapidated, flea-bitten, feeble, woeful, derelict, sapless
having the spring unwound
"a run-down watch"
run down, check out(verb)
"We are running down a few tips"
run over, conk out, play out, scan, go over, feel out, skim, check into, sap, run down, 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
"The water ran down"
run down, run over(verb)
injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle
poop out, peter out, run down, run out, conk out(verb)
use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
"At the end of the march, I pooped out"
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, run down, break, run out, drain, fail, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, rake, give out, sap, expire, spill, go, taper off, go bad, tire
scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down(verb)
"She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"
plane, run over, conk out, play out, scan, graze, sap, skim off, skim, skitter, crease, run down, poop out, run out, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, cream, rake, cream off, read, skip, skim over, tire
run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire(verb)
"exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"
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, run down, weary, tucker, wear down, poop out, fatigue, eject, consume, check out, deplete, fag out, wear
pursue until captured
"They ran down the fugitive"
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Weve had police officers trying to stop looters and theyve been knocked down, theyve been run down, and some of them have almost been shot down. Thats exactly whats happening on the street, watch the video, watchthe security cameras, venture in and see what happens.
With the new start situation, and we're having to do everything ourselves now, there's a lot more opportunity tomorrow even at the start, on the run down to turn five here it is possible to overtake so my hopes are for sure still alive.
My daughter was laying on the bed sleeping and I went to take my son to the bathroom, we heard a sound upstairs and we see a raccoon run down the steps. PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES BILL TO REMOVE BULLETPROOF GLASS FROM STOREFRONTS.
We should be worried the way we have run down our submarine fleet. But with China bearing down on us, the way it is on the Himalayas, the South China Sea and now the Indian Ocean, we should be even more worried, fortunately, there are signs this government has woken up to the crisis.
It would stimulate demand for housing. But these are not temporary measures to run down inventory, they are part of a long-term urbanization.
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