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Synonyms for runner
ˈrʌn ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smuggler, runner, contrabandist, moon curser, moon-curser(noun)

    someone who imports or exports without paying duties

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  2. runner(noun)

    someone who travels on foot by running

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  3. runner(noun)

    a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents

    "he sent a runner over with the contract"

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  4. base runner, runner(noun)

    a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  5. stolon, runner, offset(noun)

    a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips

    Synonyms:
    contrabandist, outset, counterbalance, first, stolon, ball carrier, starting time, moon-curser, smuggler, offshoot, setoff, commencement, start, offset printing, get-go, base runner, outgrowth, set-back, showtime, offset, kickoff, branch, blue runner, moon curser, beginning

  6. runner(noun)

    a trained athlete who competes in foot races

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  7. ball carrier, runner(noun)

    (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  8. runner(noun)

    a long narrow carpet

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  9. runner(noun)

    device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  10. runner, blue runner, Caranx crysos(noun)

    fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

Wiktionary

  1. runner(noun)

    A short sling with a karabiner on either end, used to link the climbing rope to a bolt or other protection such as a nut or friend.

    Synonyms:
    extender, quick-draw

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. runner(n.)

    Synonyms:
    racer

  2. runner(n.)

    Synonyms:
    messenger, courier

  3. runner(n.)

    Synonyms:
    footman, foot-boy, livery servant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. runner(n)

    Synonyms:
    racer, sprinter, messenger, courier

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How to use runner in a sentence?

  1. Ryan Warrenburg:

    The biggest thing that we can do for anybody is give them a good platform of knowledge to take with them, so they can apply it to whatever race they are training for, and to have a healthy life as a runner.

  2. Gordon Hayward:

    Its going to take everything Eastern Conference runner-ups have, thats why its good Eastern Conference runner-ups finished this series. Eastern Conference runner-ups can rest up, prepare, and have some extra time.

  3. Gazeta Wyborcza:

    Choosing Patriots is not a surprise, because Raytheon was the front-runner from the start.

  4. Scott Walker:

    I encourage other Republican presidential candidates to consider doing the same so that the voters can focus on a limited number of candidates who can offer a positive, conservative alternative to the current front-runner, this is fundamentally important to the future of our party, and, more important, the future of the country.

  5. Justin Barasky:

    Donald Trump may get all the attention but Ted Cruz is the GOP front-runner in Iowa and he's so extreme that he might even be worse than Trump.

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