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Princeton's WordNet

  1. summation, summing up, rundownadjective

    a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)

    Synonyms:
    addition, rundown, summation, summing up, plus, sum total, sum

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  2. 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, remiss, rheumatoid, screaky, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, rheumy, decrepit, arthritic, delinquent, broken-down, rheumatic, dilapidated, flea-bitten, feeble, woeful, derelict, sapless

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  3. run-downverb

    having the spring unwound

    "a run-down watch"

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

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

  4. 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, 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

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  5. 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, run down

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

  6. 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, run down, poop out, run out, brim over, peter out, exhaust, glance over, overrun, check out, rake, well over, tire

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

  7. 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, 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

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

  8. 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, run down, poop out, run out, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, cream, rake, cream off, read, skip, skim over, tire

    Antonyms:
    functioning, new

  9. 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, run down, weary, tucker, wear down, poop out, fatigue, eject, consume, check out, deplete, fag out, wear

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

  10. 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, run down

    Antonyms:
    new, functioning

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "run-down":

    dilapidated, degraded

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#295809woebegone

How to use run-down in a sentence?

  1. Richard Cantor:

    Paparazzi couldn’t just run down to photograph or ask for an interview.

  2. 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.

  3. Brad Raffensperger:

    And so President Trump run down every single rabbit trail, none of it ever was supported by the facts. And so I was never concerned from the standpoint of President Trump, but I heard the threat that Herschel Walker was making.

  4. Annelie Vogt von Heselholt:

    If your immune system isn’t in top shape, daily stress from work and life can cause you to feel run down and develop inflammation and chronic diseases, by eating foods that are immune system boosters, you can help your body be stronger and better resist stress and diseases such as heart disease and cancer.

  5. Russell Baker:

    New York is the only city in the world where you can get deliberately run down on the sidewalk by a pedestrian.


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